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WISA finalist accolade for Ebrahim

Prof Hasina Ebrahim was named first runner-up in the category Distinguished Woman Scientist - Humanities and Social Sciences at the recent Women in Science Awards. Read more

Unisa master's student wins prestigious WiSA award

Congratulations to Sikelelwa Ndaweni, a master’s student in the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit, who won the South African Woman in Science Awards Tata Africa Scholarships for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology for master’s students for 2018. Read more

Research integrity—a continental concern

A fact-finding team from Kenya’s Moi University visited Unisa to benchmark issues around research integrity and academic misconduct. Read more

New director puts Unisa students at the centre of all operations

Creating a friendly virtual space for postgrads is one of the top priorities of Prof Hugo Lotriet, newly appointed director of the CGS School of Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Studies. Read more

Improving reading and writing, one Bee at a time

"Visionary" Unisan Marcia Lebambo been chosen as one of News24’s 100 young Mandelas of the future. Read more

More international recognition for Unisa scientist

Prof Ajay Mishra of the NanoWS Research Unit has been awarded chartered status by the Royal Society of Chemistry, the world’s leading chemistry community for advancing excellence in the chemical sciences. Read more

Constructive ways exist to manage South Africa’s land conflict

The possibility that a real solution can be found, juxtaposed with a stark warning about just how volatile the issue has become, was the essence of a recent seminar hosted by Unisa’s Archie Mafeje Research Institute. Read more

Passion for science makes him Madiba-like

Unisan Kabelo Pheeha been chosen as one of News24’s 100 young Mandelas of the future for his unbelievable efforts to make a difference in the lives of others and his persistence to achieve his dreams against all odds. Read more

Unisa gets first patent registered in the US

"The use of magnetic nanoparticles is not novel, but the novelty in our invention is the way in which the cleaning takes place. Most current systems use the magnetic property to separate the particles from the water after the purification is done. However, we use the magnetic property in the cleaning phase as well." Read more

Transforming and unsettling

Unisan Jane Carruthers has capped a distinguished academic career by receiving the 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society for Environmental History for her critical contributions to the fields of environmental justice, national parks and preservation, and transnational environmental history. Read more