Travel Tips for Fellows

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Twitter Guidelines

Twitter Guidelines Twitter for Researchers: An Introduction for Beginners     Please...
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DRILL Fellowship Portfolio Guide

DRILL Fellowship Portfolio Guide Please...
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DRILL Mentorship & Supervision Guide

DRILL Mentorship & Supervision Guide Please...
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Death in the fold – new light on Parkinson’s Disease

Protein misfolding and clump formation are common features of many diseases of the brain, including Parkinson’s Disease. Understanding what causes protein misfolding will help us in finding methods for early detection and treatment. Parkinson’s disease, the second most common disorder of the brain, is characterized by dying of brain cells in areas that control movement. Cell death is associated...
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A little love a day can keep the doctor away!

Researchers at UKZN are showing how a little bit of love can reduce the long-term impact of maternal stress on toddlers. We report on how early-life stress enhances the paediatric disorder known as febrile seizures. Febrile seizures are a neurological disorder affecting children during the paediatric age due to infections such as ear infections, measles, chicken pox and other immune activation...
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Navigating the postgraduate research landscape

Some interesting insights on their academic achievements from DRILL fellows Dr Saul Cobbing and Dr Verusia Chetty Read article here. Please...
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Medical Education Partnership Initiative gives birth to AFREhealth

Comment in Lancet Global Health on AFREhealth. Read full article here. Please...
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Predatory Publishing

The extent of South Africa authored articles in predatory  journals Mouton, J. and Valentine, A., 2017. The extent of South African authored articles in predatory journals. South African Journal of Sciences, 113(7-8), pp.1-9. Read article here.   Please...
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UKZN Announces Names of First Nine DRILL Fellows

UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) has announced its first cohort of nine Fellows under the auspices of Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL). The project is receiving funding of R45 million over a five-year period from the United States Fogarty International Center of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant, awarded in 2015, funds...
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Research Excellence the Priority for College of Health Sciences DRILL Leadership Team

The Developing Research Innovation, Localisation and Leadership in South Africa (DRILL) leadership team at UKZN’s College of Health Sciences (CHS) has been awarded a competitive US National Institutes of Health, Fogarty International Center (NIH/FIC) grant. DRILL’s programme seeks to produce and retain the next generation of highly skilled, local health science researchers equipped with the...
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DRILL RESOURCES

DRILL Mentorship and Supervision Guide. This guide provides direction as to how to navigate the process of mentorship and supervision for research fellows. To access the guide, please click here. Please...
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