News & Events
Minister for Local Government Pays Courtesy Call on Vice-Chancellor
Honourable Daniel Botwe, Minister for Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development (MLGDRD) has paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi on Tuesday, 24th January 2023 at the Council Chamber.
RWESCK Makes Headway on its Vision in Training Critical Mass of Human Resources in Water and Sanitation
Nine years of its existence, the Regional Water & Environmental Sanitation Centre Kumasi, (RWESCK) is making great strides in innovative research, training and producing high-calibre graduates with knowledge and expertise in water resources, water supply and environmental sanitation to support the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa.
STEADY/X and KNUST Form Strategic Partnership to Enhance Online Teaching and Learning
Steady/X, a Ghanaian Edu-tech company focused on bridging the gap between technology and traditional learning systems across Africa, has entered into a partnership agreement with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi to enhance online teaching and learning for students and faculty.
KNUST Obuasi Campus Welcomes Freshmen for the 2022/2023 Academic Year
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) - Obuasi campus has welcomed its newly admitted students for the 2022/2023 academic year. The Management and Students' Representative Council assisted students with biometric and departmental registration from January 14th to 16th, 2023, at the University's premises.
ECOBANK Donates Additional 100 Laptops to SONSOL
The ECOBANK Ghana PLC has donated Hundred brand-new HP laptop computers in addition to a donation made last year in aid of ‘Support one needy student with one laptop.’ This is in fulfillment of a pledge made to donate 100 computers each year for three successive years.
Professor Fiifi Ofori-Acquah Lectures on the Ghanaian Genome
The Director of the West African Genetic Medicine Centre (WAGMC) and Director of the GhGenome Project, Professor Solomon Fiifi Ofori-Acquah, has delivered a public lecture on the “Ghanaian Genome-Our Duty to Decode.” The event was held under the auspices of the Public Lectures Committee of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, in collaboration with the Ghanaian
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