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Covid-19: Nuclear developments in Africa

Sixty years after the first nuclear weapons tests in Africa were conducted in 1960, the continent is rapidly exploring the various advantages that the peaceful application of the technology can bring in the health and food sectors in its response to the pandemic, says Unisa's Prof Jo-Ansie van Wyk.
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Conversations with the leading lady

In commemorating Women's Month, the College of Human Sciences is hosting a video series in which four women in the college are celebrated for breaking boundaries in their respective spaces. This week, find out more about Unisa's Dr Koketjo Tsebe as she is interviewed by Dineo Khayemba.
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It's war: How to curb unethical practices in SA

There should be "no holy cows" in the fight against corruption if the country is to win the battle against this beast, warns Dr Benni K Lekubu, Unisa's very own anti-corruption warrior. Read more

Why data protection matters in HE

Unisa's School of Computing hosted its first virtual Security4U mini-conference to address concerns over student information privacy.
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Nurtured to lead

Nozibele Nomdebevana, the Corpus Project Leader and CGS champion for transformation, says that for women, whose actions are grounded in healthy fundamental communal values, leading with ubuntu comes naturally.
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CHS leads the way with research ethics and high research performance

The College of Human Sciences recently launched its new College Research Ethics Committee (CREC) virtually. The new CREC Chair is Dr Kgashane Johannes Malesa. Read more

When things aren't ok

As "lockdown fatigue" sets in, is isolation taking a toll on your mental health? Dr Nikki Themistocleous, clinical psychologist and lecturer from Unisa's Department of Psychology in the College of Human Sciences, talks about some of the issues you may be experiencing. Read more

Mentoring the next generation of female organic chemists

Unisa's Prof Malose Jack Mphahlele is delighted to see that researchers who have qualified under his aegis are making their mark as decision makers in the science academe.
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TMALI alumna adds feminine flair to an ancient craft

"One day, having women in male-dominated fields will be the norm," says Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela, South Africa’s first black brewster.
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