News & Events
KNUST Vice-Chancellor Honoured
The women’s wing of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS) has honoured Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson on her achievement as the first female Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. The team presented a citation when they paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor at the Council Chamber.
KNUST Trains Faculty on Online Teaching
The Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) through the Quality Assurance and Planning Unit has set up a 28-member committee to train academic staff on the use of Moodle. Moodle is an open-source learning management system for online teaching and learning.
KNUST Grabs The 2020 Enactus Award for the 4th Consecutive Time
A team of students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has won the 2020 national experiential learning competition for the 4th time in a row. This was made known when the team paid a courtesy call on the Acting Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mark Adom Asamoah.
Vice-Chancellor of KNUST Visits Key Partners in Accra
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, Vice-Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has visited various key partners in Accra. She, together with her team, paid courtesy calls on the NCTE, ABSA Ghana, Vodafone Ghana, Ecobank Ghana, Stanbic Group and KNUST Guest House.
SVM Holds Workshop for Poultry Farmers in Nsuta
The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, Ashanti Region have organised a workshop for poultry farmers in Nsuta, a community in the Sekyere Central District, Ashanti Region.
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