Shaping the future through science

Patent power! Unisa is serious about solar energy

Unisa Professor Lukas Snyman and his students have patented a solar thermal energy system that goes further than existing systems in collecting, storing and harnessing the sun’s rays for household heating. Self-sufficiency and significant savings for SA households are the likely benefits. Read more

Unisa's Horticulture Centre goes green(er)

The Horticulture Centre at the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) achieved a new milestone in its endeavours to lead the way in greenhouse production in South Africa. Read more

Membrane and filtration technology for African prosperity

The four-day AMSIC-2 congress hosted at the Unisa Science Campus brought together global experts engaged in studying and implementing filtration processes in strategic sectors such as water, health, energy, and the environment. Read more

Women's Month: Celebrating female researchers in CSET

Nozipho Gumbi, PhD student in Unisa's Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability research unit, tells Unisans what makes her tick. Read more

‘Stroppy’ scientist scores

Dr Neil Stacey, a postdoctoral fellow in Unisa’s Institute for the Development of Energy for African Sustainability, has been selected as one of the Mail & Guardian 200 young South Africans for 2018. Read more

Are we making a better world with technology?

The focus of the 2018 International Development Informatics Association Conference to be hosted by CSET next week is on making ICT research locally relevant. Read more

Greater participation and increased access

The Unisa Science Campus hosted the 2018 National Science Week under the aegis of CAES and CSET to promote science, engineering, and technology to the broader South African society. Read more

#UnisaNSW2018—deepening our democracy through science

The Unisa Science Campus is READY for the National Science Week celebrations from 30 July to 4 August 2018. Visit CAES and CSET there or help boost their virtual presence on social media. Read more

Science Campus wows government heavyweights

It is not often that the venue of a meeting takes centre stage. However, this was the case when Unisa’s modern buildings and high-end facilities dazzled high-profile delegates attending the Human Resources Development Committee meeting hosted at the Florida campus last week. Read more

Son of the African continent honoured by world body

Unisa congratulates Prof Malik Maaza, who was announced yesterday as the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education winner. Read more