College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Dr Mantwa Lephoto selected for Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting

Although the 2020 gathering in Germany has had to be postponed owing to the coronavirus, the invitations for young scientists are valid for next year and interactive online activities are planned for this summer. Read more

This nano unit has giga ideas

With a focus on clean technologies and the utilisation of renewable energies for a sustainable future, Unisa's NanoWS unit is a wellspring of top-flight research, boasting state-of-the-art, top-of-the-range infrastructure for training postgraduate students by a dynamic team of academics and scholars par excellence. Read more

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

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