College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences

Unisa and Mintek collaborate on rapid Covid-19 tests

In a major contribution by local researchers to provide home-grown solutions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Unisa's Dr Salerwe Mosebi is working with mineral research giant Mintek to develop rapid antigen-detecting and antibody-detecting tests with a remarkable 20-minute turnaround time. Read more

Responsiveness to Covid-19 earns her nomination in prestigious awards

Unisa's Dr Wendy Nokhwezi Phoswa is a finalist in the Emerging Scholar category in the HSRC-USAf 2020 Medal in Social Sciences and Humanities. The 27-year-old has also been nominated as one of the 2020 100 Most Influential Young South Africans. Read more