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Research & Innovation

Awards

The Research and Innovation portfolio recognises and rewards the hard work of Unisa's researchers through the following awards:

2012 Innovation Awards
Name College
Prof WH Ho College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Prof VS Vallabhapurapu College of Science, Engineering and Technology


2012 NRF Y-Rated Researchers
Name College NRF rating
Dr W Bentley College of Human Sciences Y2
Prof M Budeli College of Law Y2
Dr S Gildenhuys College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Y2
Dr J Murray College of Human Sciences Y2
Prof M Swanepoel College of Law Y2
Prof Y Hardy College of Science, Engineering and Technology Y2


2012 NRF A-Rated Researcher
Name College NRF rating
Prof D Glasser College of Science, Engineering and Technology A1


2012 NRF B-Rated Researchers
Name College NRF rating
Prof JS Dreyer College of Human Sciences B3
Prof JT Pretorius College of Law B3


2012 NRF C - Rated Researchers
Name College NRF rating
Prof A Loubser College of Law C1
Prof MKJ Luhandjula College of Economic and Management Sciences C1
Prof AdV Minnaar College of Law C1
Prof E Bornman College of Human Sciences C2
Prof AM Court College of Graduate Studies C2
Prof M de Beer College of Economic and Management Sciences C2
Prof LL Leeuw College of Graduate Studies C2
Prof MJ Masenya College of Human Sciences C2
Prof MJ Neocosmos College of Human Sciences C2
Prof OB Onyancha College of Human Sciences C2
Prof GF Snyman College of Human Sciences C2
Prof RS Viljoen College of Human Sciences C2
Prof EJ Pretorius College of Human Sciences C2
Dr K Devroop College of Economic and Management Sciences C3
Prof D Hodge College of Economic and Management Sciences C3
Prof VT Msila College of Education C3
Prof S Ndlovu College of Human Sciences C3
Dr P Prinsloo Professional and Administrative Research Group C3
Prof L Jewell College of Science, Engineering and Technology C3
Prof MM van Wyk College of Education C3


2012 Principal’s Award for Excellence in Research
Name College
Dr BO Fagbayibo College of Law
Dr P Segalo College of Human Sciences
Mr P Stoop College of Law
Mr K Tsaurai College of Economic and Management Sciences
Prof Z Wang

College of Science, Engineering and Technology



2013 Youngest Women Doctoral Graduate for 2012
Name College
Dr WJ Gree College of Human Sciences


2013 Resilience in Research Women Award
Name College
Dr V Jiyane College of Human Sciences
Dr ML Mokhele College of Education


2013 Developing Researcher Women Award
Name College
Dr C Churr College of Law
Ms N Madiya College of Education


2013 Leadership in Research Women Award
Name College
Prof AJ Hugo College of Education
Prof M Jansen van Rensburg College of Economic and Management Sciences
Prof M Kelly-Louw College of Law
Prof M Keuris College of Human Sciences
Prof M Naidoo College of Human Sciences
Prof L Pretorius College of Graduate Studies
Prof S Schulze College of Education
Prof JA van Biljon College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Prof AMA van Wyk College of Law


2012/2013 Hiddingh-Currie Award
Name Book
Prof Jeremy Shearar “Against the world: South Africa and human rights at the United Nations”
Dr Tlou Setumu

“His story is history: Rural village future through the eyes of a rural village boy (Hidden Histories Series)”



Prestigious External Research Awards Recognitions
Name College
Prof J Carruthers Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAF) Award
Prof EM Lemmer Education Association of South Africa (EASA) Research Medal
Prof CJS Lombaard Krister Stendahl Medal in Biblical Studies for his book, The Old Testament and Christianity Spirituality
Prof MJ Mphahlele Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAF) Award
Prof AM Weinberg Academy of Sciences of South Africa (ASSAF) Award