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Teaching engineering in the ODeL environment is a serious business

The new Director of Unisa's School of Engineering, Prof Fulufhelo Nemavhola, has his heart set on the development of rural villages using technology. Read more

Photonic professor heads prolific awards

"There is nothing more rewarding than to observe that 'aha' moment when new theoretical discoveries are made or when a product or process is made to work for the first time," says Unisa's Lukas Snyman. Read more

Socially relevant research innovation in intelligent systems

Prof Zenghui Wang, winner of one of the 2019 Unisa Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Research, says that his objective is quality research that can be applied to solve societal problems. 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

More than chemical reactions to produce novel compounds

The mandate is crystal clear: To undertake research for capacity development to contribute to the pool required to support our country’s economy in the science and technology sector, says CSET's Prof Malose Mphahlele, a member of the Unisa 2019 Million Rand Club. Read more

CSET internationalisation pays off

An Australian patent and a joint research lab with the Zhejiang University of Technology were acknowledged at the Research & Innovation 2020 Awards. Read more

#SciComm through FameLab SA

Science with clarity and charisma is what it's all about, and Trevor Simbayi and Karabo Mashiloane from CSET impressed the judges at the Unisa Regional Heat. Read more

Research that benefits the community

Recipient of a 2019 Innovation Award at Unisa, CSET's Dr Kebede Keterew Kefeni is dedicated to contribute to the mitigation of the impact of acid mine drainage on the environment and human health. Read more

CSET researcher driven by innovation

Dr Alex Kuvarega reiterates that research is about finding solutions to problems for which there are no recipes. He is a member of the 2019 Half Million Rand Club and an NRF C-Rated Researcher (C2). Read more

Biogas boffin is one in a million

Prof Tonderayi Matambo from IDEAS was honoured for his membership of a very prestigious club at the Unisa Research & Innovation Awards. Read more