News & Events
Minister for Tertiary Education Visits KNUST
The Minister of State in Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof. Kwesi Yankah paid an institutional visit to the University on 7th September, 2018. As part of the visit, he met with Management of the University to discuss issues on the conversion of male halls to mixed gender halls.
3rd International Conference on Religion and National Development Held
The Department of Religious Studies of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has organised the 3rd International Conference on Religion and National Development. The two-day conference held at the IDL Conference Centre was under the theme; ‘Inter-Religious Dialogue and Global Peace’.
‘Tobacco Kills More than 7 Million People Each Year’, W.H.O.
World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that tobacco kills more than 7 million people each year, with majority of tobacco related deaths occurring in low and middle-income countries. This was revealed in a speech read on behalf of the Minister of Health, by Dr.
Principals of Affiliate NMTCs to Earn Terminal Degrees
As part of efforts to deepen the capacity of Nursing and Midwifery Training Colleges (NMTCs), the College of Health Science (CoHS) through the initiative of the Provost is looking at possible ways to train the Principals of NMTCs to earn terminal degrees (PhD).
College of Engineering Partners UNIST
The Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) South Korea in collaboration with the College of Engineering has worked on four innovative projects over a three-week period. The exchange programme was under the ICT World Volunteers programme sponsored by the Korean Government.
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