News & Events
KNUST Female Professor Named Among Top Global Scientists
Professor Marian Asantewah Nkansah of the Department of Chemistry, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana has been named among the top 10 scientists in Africa. She was also named among the top 60 scientists around the world in the 2020 Analytical Scientists Power List.
Japan Motors Donates locally Assembled Nissan Pick-up to KNUST College of Engineering
Japan Motors Trading Company Limited, a leading automobile company in Ghana, has donated a brand-new Nissan pick-up to the Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST); the pick-up was assembled locally by Japan Motors.
Fellows of Queen Elizabeth II Hall Embark on CSR Project
As part of celebrations to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Queen Elizabeth II Hall of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), fellows of the Hall have renovated and commissioned the playground of the Garden City Special School for persons with disability, at Asokore Mampong at the cost of Twenty-One Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 21,000.00).
KNUST School of Veterinary Medicine Commemorates ‘’International One Health Day”
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) has partnered with WHO, FAO, USAID, NADMO, GHS, Breakthrough Action, and VSD, to mark this year’s ‘’International One Health Day’’.
KNUST-HRD Organises Workshop for Newly Appointed Academic Staff
The Human Resource Division of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has organised a day’s workshop for newly appointed academic staff of the University at the Great Hall on Thursday, 19th November, 2020. The objective of the workshop was to equip and educate the newly appointed staff on their various duties and what is expected of them.
AGI Partners KNUST to Equip Students with Industry Skills
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to renew its long-lasting partnership with the University. The AGI is a non-profit voluntary business association with members ranging from large to medium to small companies, operating in the industrial sectors of Ghana.
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