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Solution-oriented research presentations at R&I Week

The recent Research and Innovation Week themed “World-class research by Africans, for Africa”, shared exciting presentations that addressed the African Union’s Agenda 2063: “The Africa we want”, and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

Third-generation solar technologies: The solution to energy challenges

The UNESCO-Unisa-iTLAB/NRF Africa Chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is on a robust move to address the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and to provide lasting solutions that will have a global impact. Read more

Postgraduate student capacity-building interventions

The College of Graduate Studies recently held the third master’s and doctoral regional roadshows to address capacity development interventions tailored to the needs of postgraduate students. Three more roadshows are coming up to a region near you. Read more

Unisa promotes academic integrity

Unisa promotes academic integrity and remains committed to educating its students on the importance of honest and moral behaviour in an academic setting. Furthermore, Unisa has zero tolerance for any form of dishonesty or cheating activity related to assessments and exams. Read more

Top Unisa researcher recognised for scooping R600 000 grant

Recognised at the 2023 Research and Innovation Awards for receiving a substantial grant from the South African Medical Research Council, Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi says her research will have a positive impact on the lives of LGBTIQ+ individuals in rural communities. Read more

Honoured for meaningful Africa-centred research

Humbled and grateful to have received a B1-rating by the National Research Foundation, Professor Jimi Adesina, DSI/NRF SARChI Chair in Social Policy, remarks that the rating validates his commitment to enhance African ontology in his scholarship. Read more

UNESCO chair receives advanced science equipment

The UNESCO UNISA Africa Chair in Nanosciences & Nanotechnology (U2ACN2) received X-ray photo electron spectroscopy (XPS) equipment in 2022, which was donated by Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Canada. Read more

Lekgotla cements Unisa's vision for the future

Taking place on 14 and 15 March, the Principal and Vice-Chancellor’s Lekgotla offers academics and executives a platform to deliberate on improving the university’s outputs in the key areas of teaching, learning and research, and to re-examine the institution’s strategic pillars. Read more

Harvesting indigenous knowledge epistemologies for the promotion of the African heritage

The School of Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Studies successfully hosted the third Indigenous Epistemologies Seminar Series focusing on harvesting indigenous knowledge epistemologies to promote the African heritage. Read more

Unisa participates in the 2022 National Three Minute Thesis Competition

The College of Graduate Studies facilitated the university's participation in the 2022 National Three Minute Thesis Competition. Through three of its students, Unisa joined over 900 universities worldwide that participated in 2022. Read more