News & Events
KNUST Launches University Partnership Initiatives
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor (Mrs) Rita Akosua Dickson has formally launched the U.S. State Department Bureau of African Affairs’ University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) at an in-person and virtual ceremony on Wednesday, 14th October, 2020 at the Amonoo Neizer Conference Room, KNUST.
Stakeholders Hold Workshop on Mainstreaming Climate Information for Agricultural Systems in Ghana
The Department of Environmental Science of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has hosted a day’s workshop on climate/weather information services in Ghana under the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) Project Fund by the African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi.
Class of 1982 Donates Furniture to the University Primary
The 1982 Year Group of the University Primary of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has donated 100 sets of tables and chairs at a total cost of Twenty-Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵25,000) to its alma mater. Mr. Benjamin Brayie Edusei, Miss Rita Nti and Mr. Isaac Osafo-Adu donated the furniture on behalf of the year group.
Ghana Science Association Holds STEM Workshop for Teachers
The Ghana Science Association (GSA) Kumasi branch in collaboration with the Colleges of Science, Health Sciences and Engineering, and Faculty of Educational Studies (KNUST) has held a training workshop for Science, Mathematics and Electronics teachers in second cycle institutions.
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