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KNUST Launches 2022 Hall Week Celebrations
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi has launched the 2022 Hall Week Celebrations for the six (6) traditional halls in a colourful ceremony at the Royal Parade Ground. This year’s celebration was dubbed ’70 Years of Academic Excellence for Global Impact, The Role of the Traditional Halls.’ The celebration is set to start from 10th to 28th August, 2022.
Dr. Kwadwo Owusu Akuffo Wins the George Britton Early Investigator of the Year Award
Dr. Kwadwo Owusu Akuffo, Senior Lecturer and Head of Department, Optometry and Visual Science, College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, has been awarded the 2022 George Britton Early Investigator of the Year Award at the Brain and Ocular Nutrition (BON) Conference held in Downing College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Vice-Chancellor Receives Winners of 2022 Christof Heyns African Human Rights Moot Court Competition
Following their victory at the just ended 31st Christof Heyns African Human Rights Moot Court Competition 2022 which was held in Cairo at The British University in Egypt, the KNUST Faculty of Law Team has presented their awards to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson on Monday, 8th August 2022 at the Council Chamber, KNUST.
KNUST Alumni Association Organises Mentorship Programme for Final Year Undergraduate Students of the University
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, together with its Alumni Association has organised the KNUST Alumni Mentorship Programme for final-year undergraduate students of the University. The programme was organised in each of the six colleges of the University under the theme “Preparing for successful work-life after 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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Honey in Ghana safe to consume, KNUST scientists find low pesticide presence. Pesticide residues detected in the honey samples from the major honey producing belts in Ghana were very low and below their respective maximum residue limits set by the European Union.