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Covid-19: Nuclear developments in Africa

Sixty years after the first nuclear weapons tests in Africa were conducted in 1960, the continent is rapidly exploring the various advantages that the peaceful application of the technology can bring in the health and food sectors in its response to the pandemic, says Unisa's Prof Jo-Ansie van Wyk.
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Conversations with the leading lady

In commemorating Women's Month, the College of Human Sciences is hosting a video series in which four women in the college are celebrated for breaking boundaries in their respective spaces. This week, find out more about Unisa's Dr Koketjo Tsebe as she is interviewed by Dineo Khayemba.
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CHS leads the way with research ethics and high research performance

The College of Human Sciences recently launched its new College Research Ethics Committee (CREC) virtually. The new CREC Chair is Dr Kgashane Johannes Malesa. Read more

When things aren't ok

As "lockdown fatigue" sets in, is isolation taking a toll on your mental health? Dr Nikki Themistocleous, clinical psychologist and lecturer from Unisa's Department of Psychology in the College of Human Sciences, talks about some of the issues you may be experiencing. Read more

The forgotten vulnerable

Unisa's Dr Janice Moodley says that Covid-19 presents unique challenges for pregnant women and new mothers, not only in terms of a hyper-vigilance to ensure the safety of both mother and baby against an unknown enemy, but also in the stripping away of the social networks that women rely upon during pregnancy and birth.
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Join this virtual academic meeting space

The Department of Communication Science in Unisa's College of Human Sciences recently relaunched its Community of Communication Scholarship Project at a webinar presented by Dr Yolo Koba. Read more

Despairing during lockdown

Covid-19 has exacerbated the hard lives of our most vulnerable communities, such as female breadwinners. As we navigate the unknown reality of this pandemic, what is also clear, is that now, even more than before, it is difficult and dangerous to be a woman in South Africa, says Unisa's Dr Bianca Parry.
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How ‘open’ is ODL?

Unisa's Department of Health Studies hosted a webinar presented by Dr Omari Shabani, a postdoctoral research fellow, exploring the presence and absence of constraint in the learning process. Read more

You have your PhD? Don't shelve it!

Watch the webinar, hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies and Research in Unisa's College of Human Sciences, that assists doctoral graduates to publish from their theses as part of a postdoctoral incubation programme. Read more

Covid-19 mental health toolkit

Watch Unisa postgraduate Psychology students talk about their experiences and coping strategies during the lockdown with Dr Fortunate Silinda from the College of Human Sciences. Read more