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Research & Innovation

Research & innovation initiatives

The aim of the Research and Innovation portfolio is to produce research excellence in all academic fields at the university and across all six colleges: Economic and Management Sciences; Law; Human Sciences; Education; Engineering, Science and Technology; and Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.  Various initiatives have been embarked upon to support this aim.

Research flagship projects

Research flagship projects

Flagship projects are undertaken within colleges and are in direct support of Unisa’s research focus areas.


Research institutes

Research institutes

Unisa has various notable research institutes that specialise in different types of research.


Research in the colleges

Research in the colleges

As with any institution that takes pride in its research capabilities, Unisa regularly appoints and hosts research professors.


Research

Research support

Our research support programmes serve to strengthen research and scholarship at the university.


Innovation support

Innovation support

Our innovation support programmes serve to strengthen research and scholarship at the university.


GISEP

Gandhi Inspired Student Exchange Programme (GISEP)

The Gandhi Inspired Student Exchange Programme aims to foster collaboration between Unisa and the University of Mumbai.


Research & Innovation Week

Research & Innovation Week

Unisa is a true home to researchers and a centre for innovation... a place where boundaries are pushed and new thinking is sparked.