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

Less talk and more action on doing research

“You learn how to cut down trees by cutting them down,” says a Bateke proverb—an attestation to the strategic revamp and approach of the sixth Annual Interdisciplinary Academy, formerly referred to as the Interdisciplinary Summer School. 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

My vision for Unisa research is that of unyielding excellence—Meyiwa

New Vice-Principal of Research, Postgraduate Studies, Innovation, and Commercialisation, Prof Thenjiwe (Thenji) Meyiwa has pledged to commit to Unisa and, in particular, to her researchers, to provide an ethos and an enabling environment for research. Read more

Information, research, and communities interrelated

Macdonald Rammala, an emerging researcher from Unisa’s Institute for Dispute Resolution in Africa (IDRA), in the College of Law, attended the Fourth International Conference on New Directions in Multidisciplinary Research and Practice, held from 12 to 13 May 2018 at the Hilton Hotel, London. Read more