THE SCIENCE INSIDE - Featured Scientist – Dr Nosiphiwe Nqwala

This month we feature Dr Nosiphiwe Ngqwala is a senior Lecturer at the Pharmacy Department at Rhodes University. She has special interests in pharmaceutical chemistry, water, sanitation and the removal of pharmaceuticals from wastewater. In the news, we discuss how India managed to evacuate over a million people ahead of the major Cyclone ‘Fani’ as well as how SA’s Independent Electoral Commission plans to use science and technology to ensure a free, fair & accessible 2019 election.In this week’s unscience, we discuss how being stressed or afraid may alter one’s odour, having an impact on trained dogs. In the last segment of the show, we explore the personal side with Nosiphiwe, to find out what keeps her going.