News & Events
Election of Pro Vice-Chancellor
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has, in accordance with Statute 13(b) of the University, nominated three (3) Professors for the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. This has become necessary as the position shall become vacant on 1st October 2022.
SVM and Its Partners Train Farmers and Veterinary Staff on Monitoring Tools for Antimicrobial Use in Animals
The School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) of the College of Health Sciences at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the Veterinary Services, Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA), World Health Organisation (WHO), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), and the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH), has organised a weeklong workshop to train
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson Inaugurates SDG Champion Committees
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has inaugurated Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Champion Committees on 9th September, 2022 at the Council Chamber, KNUST.
Thirty-Three Academic Staff Benefit from KNUST Research Fund
Thirty-Three (33) academic staff of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi have been awarded grants from the KNUST Research Fund (KReF) totalling Nine Hundred and Ninety-Five Thousand, Eight Hundred and Eighty-Two Ghana Cedis (GhȻ 995,882) after a competitive pitching process.
Final Year Health Sciences Students Attend Ready-4-Life Workshop
The College of Health Sciences in collaboration with Lead-It Africa, a personal development consultancy firm, has held a two-day career development workshop for selected final-year students in the College of Health Sciences (CoHS) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi.
KNUST Launches Maiden E-Learning Week Celebration
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, has launched the maiden KNUST E-Learning Week celebrations on Monday, 29th August 2022 at the Amonoo Neizer Conference Centre. The weeklong celebration, dubbed ‘KNUST E-Learning - a New Age for Digital Transformation’ seeks to create awareness of e-learning in the University.
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
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Honey in Ghana safe to consume, KNUST scientists find low pesticide presence. Pesticide residues detected in the honey samples from the major honey producing belts in Ghana were very low and below their respective maximum residue limits set by the European Union.