College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Heeding the President's call to action, Unisa's labs step up to the sanitiser challenge

Thanks to the innovative thinking of MSc student Fungai Chibaya, Unisa will soon be producing affordable and effective hand and surface sanitisers. Read more

More than chemical reactions to produce novel compounds

The mandate is crystal clear: To undertake research for capacity development to contribute to the pool required to support our country’s economy in the science and technology sector, says CSET's Prof Malose Mphahlele, a member of the Unisa 2019 Million Rand Club. Read more

CSET internationalisation pays off

An Australian patent and a joint research lab with the Zhejiang University of Technology were acknowledged at the Research & Innovation 2020 Awards. Read more

#SciComm through FameLab SA

Science with clarity and charisma is what it's all about, and Trevor Simbayi and Karabo Mashiloane from CSET impressed the judges at the Unisa Regional Heat. Read more

Research that benefits the community

Recipient of a 2019 Innovation Award at Unisa, CSET's Dr Kebede Keterew Kefeni is dedicated to contribute to the mitigation of the impact of acid mine drainage on the environment and human health. Read more

CSET researcher driven by innovation

Dr Alex Kuvarega reiterates that research is about finding solutions to problems for which there are no recipes. He is a member of the 2019 Half Million Rand Club and an NRF C-Rated Researcher (C2). Read more

Biogas boffin is one in a million

Prof Tonderayi Matambo from IDEAS was honoured for his membership of a very prestigious club at the Unisa Research & Innovation Awards. Read more

Double credit for Unisa scientist

Prof Ajay Mishra of the NanoWS Research Unit was a multiple award-winner at the 2020 Research & Innovation Awards. Read more

Unisa scientist obtains R8-million Rand Water Chair

Prof Lukas Snyman from the NanoWS research unit has great plans for the new Chair. He intends to make an immediate impact on greater reliability in terms of water supply and reducing water wastage, while raising more awareness of water issues in the public. Read more

Protecting learners online

Unisa's Cyber Safety Awareness Community Project has joined forces with the British High Commission Pretoria and DCDT to address cyber-safety awareness within South African schools. Read more