News & Events
Representatives from the US Embassy Pay a Courtesy Call on the Vice-Chancellor
Ms. Laneice Brooker, the new Chief of Cultural Affairs at the US Embassy in Ghana, and her group paid a visit to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at the Council Chamber.
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson Commissions a Dual-Purpose Dental Clinic
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson and the Management of the University have commissioned a Dental Clinic at the University Hospital on 10th October 2021. The Clinic will provide comprehensive oral care to members of the University Community and serve as a training facility for medical students.
Cloth Masks, Less Effective in Protecting People Against COVID-19: KNUST Research Findings Reveals
According to a study undertaken by final-year undergraduate students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology's Departments of Medical Diagnostics and Clinical Microbiology, medical masks are more effective than cloth masks in protecting people against microbial pathogen infection.
KNUST Student Named Top Innovator of the Year by the World Economic Forum
A third-year student of the Department of Communication Design, Mathias Charles Yabe has been named the Top Innovator and selected among the 14 winners in the Generation Restoration Challenge by the World Economic Forum. The young Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AkoFresh, received this honour out of 170 competitors from 50 countries on 22nd September 2021.
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.