K-RITH and Africa Centre have joined to form a new interdisciplinary institute, called the Africa Health Research Institute. Click here to read more.



Two postdoc positions are available immediately for motivated and enthusiastic postdoctoral researchers to join a new, innovative team based at the Wellcome Trust funded Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI), a state of the art facility located in the sub-tropical city of Durban on the Indian Ocean in South Africa. The TB granuloma is the hallmark


Leading scientists and academics in KwaZulu-Natal from a range of scientific disciplines will come together with civil society and citizens in a March for Science in Durban’s city centre on Saturday 22 April. The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA), the Africa Health Research Institute


Two Africa Health Research Institute PhD students and four Masters students will graduate in April. Rosemary Swanson and Jared Mackenzie will be graduating with PhDs, while Patience Shumba, Vanisha Munsamy, Nathan Kieswetter and Kashmeel Maharaj have completed their Masters degrees. Patience Shumba and Vanisha Munsamy (pictured below), both from AHRI’s Pym Lab, say they are thrilled to


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