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Celebrating Women in Science

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The KZN Museum celebrated Women’s Day on Wednesday 08 August. The event celebrated Women in Science. The two guest speaker were Dr Kirstin Williams, Chief Curator of Arthropoda at the KZN Museum and Miss Nomandla Ngcoya, founder of Dlamini Chemicals. Dr Williams addressed the learners about her work at the Museum as an Entomologist and gave a very enlightening presentation on Forensic Entomology. Ms Ngcoya addressed the learners about her journey about career choices since she was in high school and how she came to study chemistry. The Cedara Soil Science Department, UKZN Science Department and Olwazini Discovery Centre were also present at the event and showcased the different work/programmes that they run in their institutions.

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9th International Congress of Dipterology #ICD9

Three members of the KZN Museum staff of the and one honorary associate from the Department of Natural Science attended the 9th International Congress...

Shop of Horrors

On the 20 October we will be opening a temporary exhibition called the "Shop of Horrors" in our History Gallery. It will be set up inside "Mrs Pepwort...

The KwaZulu-Natal Museum announces the publication of Garth Sampson and Dennis Neville's new book, "The world of the Seekoei River Bushmen: habitat an...

Holiday Programme

Day 1 of our holiday programme. The kids enjoyed learning all about butterflies and made some awesome butterfly suncatchers. Lots of cutting to start ...

Robben Island Museum Spring School

Part of our Museum education team, along with some nervous but excited learners left for Cape Town at the start of the school spring break. The 5 lear...

Newly Inducted Museum Council

Our newly inducted Museum Council on a behind the scenes tour of our research departments, along with colleagues from the Department of Arts and Cultu...

20th International Rock Art Congress

20th International Rock Art Congress Ghilraen Laue, a curator in our Human Sciences Department, recently attended the 20th International Rock Art Con...

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