Research

The best PhD Paper award goes to…

"My journey has just begun but soon my research will be able to assist organisations on a digital transformation journey with a modern leadership framework – I am convinced that my research will have a positive impact for the African Continent as well as the rest of the world," said Mr Mervyn Christoffels. Read more

Nanoscientist receives grant of R7,6m (plus R3,8m) for new equipment

Prof Mokhotjwa Dhlamini of Unisa's College of Science, Engineering and Technology has received a grant of R7,6 million from the National Research Foundation's National Equipment Programme. Read more

Start by fixing boys and men, to fix society

What are we to do when daily news reports are about fathers killing their children, women being physically abused by their partners and learners being beaten by teachers as a corrective action to improve bad behaviour? Read more

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