News & Events
Founder of Feet of Grace Foundation Calls on the Office of the Vice-Chancellor
The Founder of the Feet of Grace Foundation, Dr. Irene T. Olumese, has visited the office of the Vice-Chancellor and was hosted by Professor Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson, the Pro Vice-Chancellor. Dr. Irene Olumese was accompanied by Reverend Dr. Joy Bruce of the Lighthouse Chapel International, Kumasi.
RWESCK Marks Global Hand Washing Day
Postgraduate students from the Regional Water Environmental and Sanitation Centre, Kumasi (RWESCK), of the College of Engineering has celebrated the Global Hand Washing Day with a community outreach at the Asem Cluster of Schools in Kumasi. The event which saw the participation of pupils and teachers from 17 public basic schools was on the theme: “Clean Hands, a Recipe for Health”.
University Choir Launches its 55th Anniversary
The University Choir- KNUST has launched its 55th Anniversary dubbed Paean Cogitation on Saturday, 13th October, 2018. The anniversary which is under the theme ‘Celebrating 55 years of God’s Faithful Love’ also saw the launch of its second album titled ‘Whispers of Glory’. The first album of the University Choir ‘Wonderful Love’ was launched in 2009.
Dr. Opoku Appiah calls for Independent Boards for Banks
Dr. Kingsley Opoku Appiah, a Senior Lecturer at the KSB of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has reiterated the call by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) for independent boards for banks in the country to ensure the growth and sustenance of the banking sector.
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