Unisa water tests reveal startling clues about health and lifestyles in SA

Traces of heroin, cocaine, statins, fibrins, and other drugs, both medicinal and recreational, are showing up in treated wastewater in Gauteng. Read more

Unisa’s youngest female PhD star sparkles shiningly

Dr Shandré Jansen van Rensburg received the 2017 Elsevier Women in Research award for the youngest female doctoral graduate last year. Read more

Best and brightest researchers take their place in the spotlight

A grand total of 71 research awards were handed out when Unisa held its annual Research & Innovation awards ceremony. Read more

How Africa is growing its share of global research

The latest publishing trends and comparisons have been highlighted during Unisa’s 2018 Research & Innovation Week. Read more

Age of anger in international relations

As US President Trump effectively threatens North Korea with nuclear war on Twitter, Prof Jo-Ansie van Wyk's inaugural lecture highlights the practice of rage-craft by angry states and their leaders. Read more

Her research won’t be going into the spam folder

Dr Sebo Tladi is the first black South African to earn a PhD in Electronic Communications Law. Her research will assist consumers to be savvy and cautious when using e-mail and text messaging. Read more

Everything happens for a reason, including prison

Unisa lecturer and PhD student Mbongiseni Mdakane says studying psychology is a way to heal the 10 years he spent in a cell. Read more