News & Events
Chancellor Calls for Attention on Looming Accommodation Challenge
The Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST), His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has reiterated his call for additional accommodation facilities for students. The Asantehene, appealed for more accommodation in his address at the 2019 Founders’ Day Special Congregation Ceremony.
KNUST Observes International Day of Persons with Disabilities
The School of Public Health (SPH) in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Disabled Students Association, KNUST, has held the International Day of Disability under the theme "Promoting Participation among disabled people to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)".
Sanitation Minister Inaugurates Sector Advisory Board for RWESCK
The Minister for Sanitation and Water Resources, Hon. Cecilia Abena Dapaah, has inaugurated a nine-member board to support the Regional Water and Environmental Sanitation Centre, Kumasi (RWESCK) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
KNUST and Bonn University in Germany celebrate 20 years of Research Collaboration
The Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi (KNUST) together with the Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (IMMIP), University Hospital, Bonn, Germany has celebrated its twenty years of collaboration.
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