Criminology academic Professor Nirmala Gopal of the School of Applied Human Sciences was part of the National Skills Authority (NSA) webinar series on Covid-19: Impact on Education, Skills Development and Training co-hosted by the Mail & Guardian newspaper.
Nine students from the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) in the School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) received full tuition bursaries from East Coast Radio (ECR), KwaZulu-Natal’s leading commercial radio station.
The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the School of Applied Human Sciences proudly distributed sponsored laptops with bags to their 2020 Honours cohort recently.
Around the world, there has been concern about the rise in the number of gender-based violence (GBV) cases as governments have placed their citizens under lockdown to avoid the spread of COVID-19. According to the United Nations Policy Brief (2020) on COVID-19, GBV is increasing exponentially due to economic and social stress, coupled with restricted
Dr Sogo Angel Olofinbiyi and Professor Shanta Balgobind Singh of the Department of Criminology and Forensic Studies’ article on the novel coronavirus as an outbreak of cyber-crime vector has been published in the International Journal of Criminology and Sociology
PhD research shows Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma gets rough treatment from online press in stark contrast to President Cyril Ramaphosa who is the electronic media’s darling.
Masters students in Psychology at UKZN are offering free online support for three sessions over the Zoom platform that cover individual counselling, group support and support for healthcare workers, to deal with the stresses of lockdown and the traumatic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. All interventions take place online.
PhD student in the School of Arts Mr Damien Tomaselli together with some Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) staff members are part of a digital comic called Don’t Panic.
Six UKZN social work students were in Germany on an exchange programme for two weeks.
Four Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) honours students – Ms Rethabile Moeketsi, Ms Nolwazi Ngcobo, Mr Qiniso Mbili and and PhD candidate Ms Shannon Landers – recently visited the Uzalo TV show studio in Durban, accompanied by their supervisor, Professor Lauren Dyll.