Research

The best of both worlds: seasoned professional and highly rated academic

With extensive expertise in project management and project procurement, Prof Pantaleo MD Rwelamila of Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership is poised to make a positive impact on society by advancing knowledge and improving practices in project management, procurement and public-private collaborations. Read more

Unisan shines at FameLab SA competition

Ayesha Osman, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering and lecturer in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering at Unisa, emerged as first runner-up at the hotly contested and highly prestigious 2023 FameLab SA competition. Read more

A job turned into a career

What started as a mere task at a high school library has now become a lifetime career in librarianship, which plays a significant role in the Unisa library services for Dr Modiehi Winnie Rammutloa. Read more

Prestigious ranking places Unisa in the top eight in SA

Unisa continues to make major strides in academic excellence, placing eighth among the top universities in South Africa in the latest QS World University Rankings based on factors such as academic reputation and international research network (Image credit: QS World University Rankings). Read more

A first for Africa as Unisa hosts two IWA conferences

From 3 to 8 December 2023, Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology, in partnership with the Institute for Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability, hosted two International Water Association specialist conferences back-to-back in celebration of Unisa's 150-year anniversary. Read more

Unisa students ignite tomorrow's solutions

Students from Unisa's colleges showcased their groundbreaking and future-driven inventions at the inaugural 12th Research and Innovation Festival, demonstrating the university's commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Read more

NRF Director to address Innovation Festival

The National Research Foundation's Dr Zolani Dyosi will speak on the subject of A South African model for a Government/Academic/SME innovation and technology development partnership: A case for renewable energy innovations. Read more

Co-founder and Executive Director of Kevali Chemicals to speak at Unisa Innovation Festival

With over 17 years of experience in fast-moving consumer goods and the nuclear fuel manufacturing industry, Funeka Khumalo will share her thoughts on the valuable role partnerships and collaboration play in innovation ecosystems. Read more

National Advisory Council on Innovation CEO to speak at Unisa Innovation Festival

South African authority and advisor to the National Government on Science, Technology and Innovation issues, Dr Mlungisi Cele, will discuss networks in science, technology, innovation and higher education policy during the Unisa Innovation Festival. Read more

Environmental scientist in search of solutions to climate change

The 2012 Nigeria floods stimulated the curiosity of environmental scientist Dr Eromose Ebhuoma, prompting him to look into how extreme weather events adversely affect the livelihoods of small-scale farmers and how they utilise their indigenous knowledge systems to minimise the hostile effects of severe weather conditions. Read more