News & Events
KNUST Wins 2018 Pan-African Universities Debate Championship
The Debate Team of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) made history as they emerged winners of the 2018 Pan-African Universities Debate Championship (PAUDC) held at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Mr. Isaac Boakye Nyamekye and Mr.
Three Sierra Leonean Universities Partner KNUST
Three (3) Universities from the Republic of Sierra Leone have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The signing ceremony took place at the Council Chamber of KNUST.
Prof. Kwasi Obiri-Danso Advocates for More Lecturers
Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso, the Vice Chancellor of KNUST has mentioned the unbalanced student-teacher ratio as one of the biggest challenges the institution faces. He stated that in recent times, the student populace keeps increasing making the student-teacher ratio uneven and hence called for more lecturers.
CiMAF Ghana Supports College of Art and Built Environment
CiMAF Ghana Limited of Ciments de L’ Afrique (CiMAF), Morrocan Cement producer, has donated three hundred (300) bags of cement valued at nine thousand six hundred Ghana Cedis (₵9,600) to the College of Art and Built Environment (CABE) towards the construction of the six-storey lecture halls and offices Complex for the College.
GIP Pays a Courtesy Call on Pro Vice-Chancellor
Mr. Kwasi Opoku, the President of Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP) and some members of the Institute, accompanied by the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners have paid a courtesy call on the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof. Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson.
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