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Join the Future at CGS

The new website for the College of Graduate Studies invites Unisa postgrads to become members of a research-focused college and users of a resourceful student-centred website. "We aspire to be unique and this website gives us that sense of uniqueness," says Prof Lindiwe Zungu, CGS Executive Dean. Read more

Unisa professional staff making their research visible

Publishing in accredited journals is a significant milestone in scholarship. Why? Because new knowledge is disseminated to other scholars globally, which, in turn, contributes to the advancement of scientific information and application. Ask Dr Lesiba Ledwaba Read more

Unisans among top 2% scientists worldwide

The prestigious list of impactful researchers globally, prepared by a team at Stanford University and published in the journal PLOS Biology, underscores the reputation of the university for quality education and, increasingly, for the calibre of the research that it is producing Read more

Research in a pandemic: It's all about trust

Prof Ames Dhai said at the launch of the Community of Practice for Research Ethics and Integrity Professionals in Gauteng, a joint initiative between Unisa, the DSI, SARIMA and Wits, that rapid review does not mean rushed. Ethical standards and quality of review cannot be compromised, and rapid review cannot mean you curtail important ethical discussion. Read more

A research degree is possible for all at Unisa

The university invests heavily in the research interests of its permanent specialist and support professional employees. Dr Sipho Makgopa is a Professional Research Group member who has struck academic gold, as he holds two master's degrees and managed to complete his PhD studies through the support services provided by the Professional Research Committee. Read more

A woman of excellence

Gracing the cover of Leadership magazine for August is Unisa's own multiple-award-winning research professor, Harvard Medical School alumna, professor of Occupational Health and Safety, board member of several prestigious research organisations, Lindiwe Zungu, Executive Dean of the College of Graduate Studies.
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Unisa ethics pioneer joins global pool of experts

Acceptance into this prestigious collective serving is an indication that an international non-profit foundation with UN economic and social council status recognises the expertise of Dr Retha Visagie. 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

Unisa ★ ☆ ★ glitter on red carpet

Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Prof Mandla Makhanya, affirmed at the 2020 Research and Innovation Awards that the university is building an enviable reputation for research. 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