UKZN’s School of Applied Human Sciences, the National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS) and the Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP SETA)hosted the Peace and Security-Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Conference in Durban.
Psychology Honours students undertook a fieldtrip to Umsamo Institute, the healing village in Greytown owned by renowned healer, author and poet Dr Velaphi Mkhize. They gained practical experience of the work done in caring for patients who present with different mental illnesses and disorders, including the consultation procedure as well as the different people involved.
Perceptions of corporal punishment by children – giving recognition to their voices as potential victims of such punishment despite it being banned in SA schools in 1996 – were evaluated Dr Londeka Ngubane in her thesis for a PhD in Criminology.
PhD graduates at UKZN have been fortunate to have one of their lecturers teach them from their first year at undergraduate level through to the completion of their doctorates.
Dr Eliza Govender was elected the Co-Chair of the International Health Communication working group at the recent International Association for Media, Communication and Research (IAMCR) conference held in Madrid, Spain.
Psychology academic in the School of Applied Human Sciences Professor Kevin Durrheim delivered the keynote address at the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) in Lisbon, Portugal.
UKZN alumnus Ms Eveshnie Reddy is included in the 2019 Mail&Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans edition. The supplement showcases young stars that are shaping South Africa’s future.
Social Work lecturer Dr Maud Mthembu was in Germany as part of the Internationalisation for Building Competencies project (IFBC) – a partnership between UKZN, Fachhochschule Dortmund University and the University of Johannesburg.
Representatives from the Department of Correctional Services (DCS) held an orientation session for Criminology and Forensic Studies students on the Howard College campus.