#PODCAST: UZKN researcher Dr Veron Ramsuran honoured with the prestigious Vice-Chancellors annual award

SABC News and Current Affairs — By Newsbreak Producer Tashlan Naidoo - A 38-year-old Durbanite, who is a high impact researcher at The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has been honoured with the prestigious Vice-Chancellors annual award valued at R150,000. The award is presented to a preeminent researcher at UKZN in recognition of their outstanding research achievements as well as the international reputation they've acquired within their respective field. Dr Veron Ramsuran, spent almost 70% of his PhD in two international laboratories in the United States, before he was recruited to join the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard as a postdoctoral research fellow. Ramsuran says he was always fascinated by how an infectious bacterial disease like Tuberculosis spreads...