Research

Postgrads supported to do valuable and transformative research

The role of postgraduate students at Unisa is to conduct research that has a positive impact on society – this was the theme that guided the first ever Annual Postgraduate Research Indaba hosted by the College of Graduate Studies (CGS) in collaboration with the National Student Representative Council. Read more

Expanding access to higher education

The inaugural lecture of Prof Mpine Makoe, Institute for Open Distance Learning, entitled 'Reinvigorating openness: Trends and futures for open education practices', took place on 14 October 2019. Read more

Prof Maaza achieves a first for Africa

Prof Malik Maaza from the College of Graduate Studies can now add the International Commission for Optics’ Galileo Galilei 2019 Medal to his impressive collection of national and international recognitions. This is the first time in the award’s illustrious 35-year history that the recipient is from Africa. Read more

Renewable energy from Unisa project will save school many thousands of rands

Unisa’s Institute for Development of Energy for African Sustainability and the Unisa chapter of the student organisation: Engineers without Borders produce biogas to save school thousands of rands. Read more

Dismissal of directors: South Africa’s law needs clarity on the role of courts

Writing in The Conversation, the College of Law’s Rehana Cassim says that when directors are unfairly removed from office by a hostile board, the legal remedies open to them are unclear. Read more

CEDU research excellence lauded by journal

The highly regarded Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management has recognised the research excellence of the College of Education’s Dr Noma Madikizela-Madiya with a Best Article Award. Read more

Researcher has a powerful picture of the future of education

The time has come for an education revolution, says Prof Lindelani Mnguni, who is determined to transform society through education. Read more

And the 'Science Oscar' goes to…

Congratulations to Unisa's Prof Lindiwe Zungu who won the TW Kambule-NSTF Award: Researcher at the 2018/2019 NSTF-South32 awards. These prestigious honours celebrate outstanding excellence in science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa. Read more

Research collaboration between Unisa and Ghent University yields results

Dr Lebea Nthunya has become the first student to graduate from the joint doctoral programme between the two universities. Read more

Dynamic Unisan among SA's most influential

Lefatshe Moagi, a Political Sciences lecturer, has been listed among Avance Media's Top 100 Most Influential Young South Africans. Read more