CCMS Postgraduate Students Benefit from Netflix Creative Equity Fund

Together here are (from left, front) Ms Kameni Chetty, Mr Qiniso Mbili and Ms Lilitha Xalisa; and (back) Ms Cebisa Khwebulana, Professor Lauren Dyll and Ms Zama Khoza.

The Netflix Creative Equity Fund has provided a variety of graduate students in UKZN’s School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) with funding to assist them continue with their studies and research. ‘Part of the School’s Community Engagement transformation imperative is to ensure adequate student funding opportunities from external partners and industry,’ said Centre for Communication, Media […]

‘Finding My Voice in Academia’ Ms Shannon Leigh Landers Shares Her Journey Within Academia

A google search for a guide to writing your master’s dissertation offers clinical advice on the importance of reading, preparation and choosing the correct topic and supervisor. However, these tips often neglect the human aspect of this stressful undertaking – mental health. Maintaining mental health is imperative – if not, the most crucial part of the journey. […]

Academics Feature in Croakey Health Media Twitter Festival

Professor Eliza Govender and Professor Sarah Gibson

Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) academics Professor Eliza Govender and Professor Sarah Gibson featured at the CroakeyREAD Twitter Festival on Pandemic Communications which offered opportunities to reflect on lessons – locally, nationally and globally- about communications in the COVID-19 pandemic and how they can be used to help inform and improve future efforts. […]

CCMS lecturer elected Co-Chair of International Health Communication Working Group

Dr Lauren Dyll, Dr Eliza Govender and Professor Ruth Teer-Tomaselli.

A senior lecturer at the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the School of Applied Human Sciences, Govender is recognised in her field for her work in strategic communication approaches with entertainment education and the use of participatory action research for health promotion with specific applications to HIV prevention strategies. She will serve as co-chair for […]