News & Events
KNUST Management Tours Obuasi Campus
The Management of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has toured the Obuasi Campus to inspect the readiness of the Campus for the 2020/2021 Academic Year. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson with her team inspected various ongoing infrastructural works on the Campus.
SVM-KNUST Holds Orientation Programme for First Year Students
The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has organised an orientation session for first year students on Wednesday, 13th January, 2021. The orientation programme was designed to equip all freshmen with the knowledge and information needed to help them get on well with academic and social life on campus.
Zoomlion Ghana Limited Supports KNUST SONSOL Project
In line with the Vice-Chancellor’s vision to Support One Needy Student with One Laptop dubbed ‘SONSOL Project’, JOSPONG Group of Companies has donated Fifty (50) brand-new HP laptop computers to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Professor Rita Akosua Dickson Inaugurates University Policy Champions & College Mentorship Coordinators
In line with the University mentoring policy and religious adherence to all the University policies, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has inaugurated University Policy Champions & College Mentorship Coordinators at the Council Chamber on 22nd December, 2020.
Team KNUST Wins Business Development for Transformation Devex World Hackathon Challenge
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has won the Devex Hackathon Challenge hosted by Arizona State University, USA, under the thematic area of Business Transforming Development Hackathon challenge. The competition was keenly contested by 20 different universities from 6 different continents.
Research & Innovation
Rapid, simple, inexpensive high-throughput antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) in natural product drug discovery and tackling antibiotic resistance in global infectious diseases.
Current evidence of increasing failure to antimicrobial therapy due to drug resistance may be leading us potentially into a post-antibiotic era, and thus threaten the advances made in medicine (Carlet et al., 2012). The worldwide surge in resistant bacteria and the paradoxical downward trend in the development of new antibiotics simultaneously have serious implications.Read more