News & Events
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II Advocates for Positive Negotiations between Labour Unions and the Government
The Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has called on labour unions and the Government to dialogue in goodwill and trust which are essential ingredients in resolving conflicts.
KNUST Professor Receives Outstanding Reviewer Award for the Journal of Urban Planning and Development
The Editor of the Journal of Urban Planning and Development has selected Professor Divine Kwaku Ahadzie of the Centre for Settlement Studies of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) for the outstanding reviewer award for the Journal of Urban Planning and Development, published by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
KNUST Research Assistant Undertakes a Study to Understand Antimicrobial Resistance Amongst Ghanaian Patients with Eye Infections
Bacterial infections of the eyes are a leading cause of ocular morbidity and blindness globally, with a disproportionately high incidence in low- and middle-income nations like Ghana. The bacteria causing these infections have recently developed resistance to the antibiotics used in treatment resulting in a global health threat.
Develop Good Writing Skills and Sell Your Ground-Breaking Ideas to Attract Funding: KNUST Pro Vice-Chancellor Charges Early Career Researchers
The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo has charged Early Career Researchers to develop good writing skills and sell their transformative ideas in simple, concise, and appealing titles to attract suitable funding to carry out their research.
The Department of Food Science and Technology Marks World Food Safety Day
The Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, has commemorated the annual World Food Safety Day on Tuesday, 7th June. This year’s celebration was marked with an event on the theme: “Safer Food, Better Health” with a sub-theme: “Plastics in Food.”
University Security Services Trains Newly Recruited Officers
Nine (9) newly recruited personnel of the University Security Services of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have ended a six-week security training course with a colourful closing ceremony at the Fourth Infantry Battalion (4 Bn).
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
Dr (Mrs) Cynthia Amaning Danquah
BPharm (Hons), MPhil (Pharmacology), PhD (London), MPSGH
KNUST On Youtube
Emefa, a Covid-19 Ambassador of KNUST educates KNUST students and the entire University Community on the need to observe the Covid-19 Protocols outlined by the University.