News & Events
TCC Obtains £200,000 to Support Industry-Relevant Capacity Building
The Technology Consultancy Centre (TCC) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has won a grant of £200,000 from the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE), UK, to support industry-relevant capacity building in tertiary institutions for a two-year period.
HOD of Food Science Bemoans Dwindling Nutrients in Ghanaian Foods
The Head of the Department of Food Science and Technology of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Isaac W. Ofosu has bemoaned the spate of dwindling nutrients in our locally made dishes. According to him, the various forms of food processing such as roasting, retorting, grilling, frying among others is largely to blame.
Agri Ghana e.V. Donates to KNUST
Agri Ghana e.V has donated programmable Logic Controller (PLC) to the Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). The President, Mr. Kelly Carvin, donated the equipment on behalf of their organisation.
Pro Vice-Chancellor Inaugurates Council of Convocation
Members of the newly elected Council of Convocation have been sworn into office by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Mrs. Rita Akosua Dickson, on behalf of the Vice Chancellor. The short ceremony was attended by the Registrar, Mr. Andrews Kwasi Boateng; the Finance Officer, Mr. Yaw Nimo Baffour and the outgoing Members of Council of Convocation.
UNMC Collaborates with KNUST in Health Education
The University of Nebraska Medical Centre (UNMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST) to establish cooperation between faculty members of both institutions. The objective is to explore potential collaborative projects in teaching, research and clinical healthcare.
KNUST FES organises Workshop for Colleges of Education
The Faculty of Educational Studies (FES) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with Transforming Teacher Education and Learning (T-TEL) has organised a communication training workshop for affiliate Colleges of Education on the theme, “Setting up Communications for Colleges of Education.”
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