News & Events
70th Anniversary Science and Technology Exhibition: Vice-Chancellor Advocates for the Commercialisation of KNUST’s Research Output
The Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, has called on local industries to partner with the University to commercialise its research outputs. She made this call during the College and Industry panel discussion held on Tuesday, 10th May 2022 at the Great Hall.
School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) Holds 7th White Coat Ceremony
Twenty-Nine (29) students of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Programme (DVM) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), have been ushered into their clinical years of study at the 7th White Coat Ceremony held on Friday, 13th May 2022 at the School’s complex.
LISA-KNUST Hosts 2020 Sustainability Symposium
The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) chapter of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA) has hosted the LISA 2020 Sustainability Symposium at the Impact Building, KNUST from 2nd to 6th May 2022. The aim of the symposium was to share knowledge on the Statistical Collaboration Laboratories’ (stat labs) sustainability.
Ministry of Works and Housing to collaborate with KNUST to Address Accommodation Needs
The Minister for Works and Housing, Honourable Francis Asenso-Boakye has indicated the Ministry’s resolve to collaborate with the Kwame Nkrumah University and Technology (KNUST) in achieving newly formulated policies of the Government to address the housing needs of Ghanaians. This includes adopting the use of local building materials and researching into the right housing designs.
RAIL-KNUST Launches its Inception Workshop
The Responsible Artificial Intelligence Lab (RAIL) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has launched its inception workshop on the theme: ‘The Role of Responsible AI in Promoting the Sustainable Development Agenda in the Sub-Region’ on Thursday, 5th May 2022 at the Great Hall, 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
Dr (Mrs) Cynthia Amaning Danquah
BPharm (Hons), MPhil (Pharmacology), PhD (London), MPSGH
KNUST On Youtube
Emefa, a Covid-19 Ambassador of KNUST educates KNUST students and the entire University Community on the need to observe the Covid-19 Protocols outlined by the University.