News & Events
CBD Trains Higher Education Institutions in Entrepreneurship
The Centre for Business Development(CBD), of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST) under the African-German Entrepreneurship Academy(AGEA) programme has organised a Trainer of Trainers(ToT) Workshop series for twenty Higher Education Institutions(HEIs) as part of this year’s local activities.
World Bank Donates $500,000 to KBI
The World Bank has donated Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) to the Kumasi Business Incubator (KBI) Centre of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to sponsor young innovative students with business ideas. The money which came through the Ministry of Communications is to help the KBI Centre further its aim of supporting student entrepreneurs.
Director of University of Michigan ASC Calls on Vice-Chancellor
Professor Kelly Askew, the Director of the University of Michigan (U-M) African Studies Centre(ASC) has called on the Office of the Vice-Chancellor as part of her visit. Professor Askew was received by Reverend Professor Charles Ansah, the Pro Vice-Chancellor.
Deputy Australian High Commissioner Calls on Vice-Chancellor
The Deputy Australian High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr. Alen Askew has paid a visit to the Office of the Vice-Chancellor as part of a two-day familiarization visit to Kumasi. He was accompanied by Ms. Celeste Macaulay, the Political and Economic Research Officer, who is also the Coordinator for Australian Government Scholarships.
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