News & Events
Chancellor Calls for Commensurate Facilities and Infrastructure to Meet High Demand for Tertiary Education
His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called on stakeholders of tertiary education to seriously start planning towards the imminent increase in demand for University education due to the Free Senior High School(S.H.S.) policy.
College of Science to Introduce PhD in Vision Science in 2018/2019 Academic Year
The College of Science would commence the PhDMCh (Doctoral) degree in Vision Science in the next academic year as a full-time programme in addition to others already running at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
College of Engineering to Start New Postgraduate Programmes
In furtherance to executing its responsibility of providing full range engineering manpower required for national development, and to position itself in a changing environment, the College of Engineering(CoE) is bringing on board 5 new postgraduate programmes.
CoHS Provost Appeals to MoFA to Employ KNUST’s Veterinary Surgeons
The Provost of the College of Health Science(CoHS), Professor Yaw Adu Sarkodie, has appealed to government through the Ministry of Food and Agriculture(MoFA) to employ veterinary surgeons who are graduating from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST).
CABE to Introduce New Undergraduate Programmes
From next academic year, the College of Art and Built and Environment(CABE) would introduce new demand driven undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes namely Bsc. Jewellery and Metal Smith Technology, Bsc. Textile Design Technology, BSc. Fashion Design, Ceramic Design and Technology, Msc. Facilities Management and Msc.
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