17 October  | 08:00 – 17:00 | T-block, UKZN (WST)


The College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science (CAES) has been hosting this conference highlighting postgraduate research since 2013. 


First notice

Call for abstracts

Postgraduate students from the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Science are invited to submit abstracts for presentation at PRIS 2019 

Art Meets Science

Art Meets Science is a strategy to engage creative thinking in the pursuit of science-based artwork, which is a combination of functionality, innovation and aesthetics.  By involving students in artistic pursuit, we will  get them to see technology differently. 

InQubate Session

UKZN’s InQubate will host its own parallel session during PRIS 2018. The aim of this session is to foster a culture of innovation among students, to do research for impact beyond publishing. 

Lucky draw

Courtesy of UKZN’s Information and Communication Services, there will be several prizes up for grabs at the event. Stand a chance to win presentation remotes, external hard drives and a laptop. Prizes will be awarded via a lucky draw, done among conference attendees.

2017 Event

The 2017 Postgraduate Research and Innovation Day, attracted more than 700 participants including presenters, exhibitors, judges, academics, students and guests.

Sixty-five percent of those in attendance were students – a new record for the college.

Thank you to our external sponsors