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KNUST Tops Times Higher Education 2023 Impact Ranking for Quality Education (SDG 4)
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has been recognised as the best university in the world for the provision of quality education (SDG 4). The prestigious accolade was announced in the published 2023 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings on Thursday, June 1, 2023.
KNUST and Yale School of Nursing Forge Collaborative Partnership
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, and Yale School of Nursing in the United States of America (USA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a collaborative partnership to enhance the pursuit of universal health coverage in Africa. The signing ceremony took place on Tuesday, 6th June 2023, at the Council Chamber of the University.
TAIPE Donates Laptops to Brilliant But Needy Students of the College of Health Sciences
The African Institute for Professional Excellence (TAIPE), a subsidiary of JAMS Information Systems has donated ten (10) Lenovo laptop computers to brilliant but needy students of the College of Health Sciences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi. The presentation was made on 31st May, 2023 at the College Board Room.
Vice-Chancellor Launches Executive Leadership Development Course for Senior Academic Staff and Senior Administrators
Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, the Vice-Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, has officially launched the Executive Leadership Development Course. The three-week online course is specifically designed for Rectors, Directors, Principals, Senior Members, Academics, Registrars, and Finance Officers from KNUST and its affiliate institutions.
Vice-Chancellor Holds Reception for Mastercard Foundation Scholars
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Kumasi, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson has hosted scholars of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at KNUST (MCFSP-KNUST) to a dinner dubbed ‘2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Reception’ on Friday, 19th May, 2023 at the Great Hall, KNUST.
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
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RAIL and RAIN-Africa Holds maiden International Conference at KNUST
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