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KNUST Wins 2021 IEEE Paper Competition
The Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has won the undergraduate and postgraduate students’ category of the 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Student paper Competition. The presentation was held virtually on Friday, 27th August, 2021.
KNUST Vice-Chancellor Inaugurates KNUST/MoH Steering Committee for Health Training Institutions
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has challenged KNUST and the Ministry of Health (MoH) to train high-quality health personnel with the necessary 21st-century skills to provide on-time healthcare delivery. According to her, the introduction of Covid-19 has forced health staff to step up their game and provide better service to humanity.
Faculty of Law Holds Intra-Faculty Dialogue
The Faculty of Law of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the Law Reform Commission has organised an intra-faculty dialogue session on ‘Unfair Contract Terms’ for students, staff and members of the Ghana Bar Association on Thursday, 9th September 2021.
Minister of Energy Presents LED Bulbs to KNUST
The Minister of Energy, Honourable Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has given the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi 5,880 150W LED streetlights, 4,400 13W LED streetlights, 3,150 9W LED bulbs, and 2,850 6W LED bulbs. The move is part of the measures by government to improve learning and security on university campuses.
KNUST Senior Research Fellow Wins 2020 Pittu Laungani Best Paper Prize
Dr. Ebenezer Owusu-Addo of the Bureau of Integrated Rural Development of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has won the 2020 Pittu Laungani best paper prize from the International Journal of Health Promotion and Education.
KNUST Partners Aurelia Holdings AG to Offer Technological Training in Manufacturing and Automobile Industry
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has partnered with Aurelia Holdings AG to officially launch the Centre for Capacity Development in Automobile and Manufacturing (CECADAM) at the Kumasi Innovation Hub and Business Incubator.
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.