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New technologies present opportunities for supply chain management

Africa was hard hit by the disruption of supply chains and those who sit at the apex of the continent’s supply chain are justifiably worried about the events of the past 18 months. Read more

NSTF-South32 triple nomination honour for exceptional Unisan

Thrilled to have been nominated in three categories of the 2020/2021 NSTF-South32 Awards, Unisa's Prof Marcia Mkansi says that the nominations create visibility and attract industry, academic and government partners to collaborate with her and other researchers, to play a more meaningful role in the transformation of Africa. Read more

Research recognition for two young CEMS academics

Dr Catherine le Roux and Alicia Weber received the Principal’s Award for Excellence in Research at the recent virtual Unisa Research & Innovation Awards Ceremony. Each accepted R15 000 and a certificate. Read more

Online research poses opportunities and ethical challenges

With over 38 million active internet users in South Africa, the research landscape has changed. Current issues were debated at a session on Ethics in the age of technological disruption during the recent Unisa ODeL conference, hosted by CEMS Read more

The job mismatch

The country is producing an oversupply of graduates in skills that do not support economic growth and employment opportunities created in those sectors are unable to absorb all those graduates, according to a recent public lecture hosted by CEMS. Read more

Unisa a key player in global research on educational equality in a digital world

Unisa's Prof Paul Prinsloo and his co-researchers investigate educational equality and inequality in a digital world. Read more

Young researcher passionate about monetary economics

Her outstanding research on population growth, youth unemployment and economic growth in South Africa recently earned Prof Temi Lydia Leshoro a Y2 NRF rating. Read more

An academic recounts her Unisa journey of resilience

Adversity engenders resilience, and resilience entails more than simply overcoming hurdles, says the College of Education's Dr Gladys Kedibone Mokwena. Read more

Globally impactful research recognised

Unisa’s Dr Sin-Yu Ho says her C2 NRF rating allows her to expand her research capacities in terms of research funding, and collaboration opportunities with domestic and international scholars. Read more

'Mr Fix It' receives honorary doctorate from Unisa

For his life of service to humanity, the university conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (honoris causa) on Mavuso Msimang last week. The MK veteran was recognised as a leader of change—for his military service to the liberation of the country, working as a UN volunteer, his service in community organisations, and outstanding service at public service level. Read more