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Pro Vice-Chancellor Engages KNUST Athletes Ahead of the 2022 GUSA Games
The Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 27th Ghana University Sports Association (GUSA) Games, Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo, together with some members of the LOC has engaged KNUST athletes/sportsmen for the 2022 GUSA Games on Tuesday, 11th October, 2022 at the Paa Joe Sports Stadium.
Vice-Chancellor Pays Official Visit to South Dakota State University
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has visited South Dakota State University (SDSU) to renew KNUST’s partnerships with SDSU. Accompanied by the Registrar, Mr. Andrews Kwasi Boateng, Finance Officer, Mr. Yaw Nimo-Baffour, Dean of the International Programmes Office (IPO), Professor Daniel Y. A.
Department of Child Health Marks “World Lung Day” with School Teachers
The Pan African Thoracic Society (PATS) in collaboration with the Department of Child Health of the School of Medicine and Dentistry of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has marked world Lung Day with an educational programme.
UITS and URO Hold Training Workshop for Website Content Managers
Website content managers of Colleges, Faculties, Departments, and Units have benefitted from a four (4) day workshop organised by the University Information Technology Services (UITS) in collaboration with the University Relations Office (URO) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi from the 26th to 29th September 2022 at the Prempeh II Library, ICT Laboratory.
Centre for Settlement Studies Partners GNFS to Sensitise the Public on the ‘Escape Burglar Proof Window'
The Ashanti Regional Fire Commander, ACFO1 Henry Giwah, has called on the general public to adopt the ‘Burglar Proof and Louvre Blade Windows with escape routes,’ an invention developed by the Centre for Settlement Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi that allow people to easily escape during fire outbreaks in their homes.
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
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Honey in Ghana safe to consume, KNUST scientists find low pesticide presence. Pesticide residues detected in the honey samples from the major honey producing belts in Ghana were very low and below their respective maximum residue limits set by the European Union.