News & Events
KNUST Plants 2,000 Seedlings to Support the Green Ghana Project
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has led staff and students of KNUST to plant two thousand (2,000) trees on Friday, 11th June 2021, around the Prince of Wales Park and other locations on campus. The exercise dubbed 'One student, one tree' was to commemorate the Green Ghana Day initiative as championed by
KNUST to Host the German-West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is set to host a new German-West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention (G-WAC) within the College of Health Sciences in KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana. The G-WAC project officially started on Saturday, 1st May 2021 with funding worth about 2.8 million EUR from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Chairman of CoP Pays Courtesy Call on Vice-Chancellor
The Chairman of the Church of Pentecost (CoP), Apostle Eric Nyamekye, together with his delegation has paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson on Friday, 11th June 2021 at the Council Chamber.
WinE Holds ‘SHE CAN’ Symposium
The local chapter of Women in Engineering (WinE) at the College of Engineering (CoE) of the Kwame Nkrumah of Science and Technology (KNUST) has organised a symposium to empower young female engineers in the College. The symposium themed ‘SHE CAN’ saw over three hundred young female engineering students as participants.
KNUST Organizes Short Course on Occupational Health and Safety
The Short Courses and Programmes Unit of the Kwame Nkrumah Science and Technology (KNUST) has organised a five-day intensive Short Course programme for Twenty-Nine (29) participants on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). The programme brought together individuals from the sanitation, health, mining, construction and commerce sectors at the Amonoo-Neizer Conference Centre.
Capacity Building Workshop for Female Senior Staff Held
The Women’s Wing of the Senior Staff Association in collaboration with Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has held a capacity building workshop for female Senior Staff in KNUST on Thursday, 27th May, 2021 at the KNUST Museum.
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.