Research

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

Africa's next generation of physicists

Unisa's Dr Opeyemi Odutemowo is among the 580 dynamic young scientists across the world nominated to take part in a unique celebration of scientific exchange at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Read more

A potent mix for a power couple

It was chemistry that brought professors Ajay and Shivani Mishra together but it is "the chemistry beyond chemistry" that has propelled them and their careers ever since they completed their first joint research project. Read more

Megaboost for brain circulation

Prof Ajay Kumar Mishra of Unisa's NanoWS research unit has received R900 000 funding under the SA (NRF)/Russia (RFBR) Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration 2019. Read more

Data mining guru strikes research gold

A veritable Ninja master at using data mining to solve complex problems, Dr Katherine Malan was recently honoured for her research excellence at the Unisa Research and Innovation Awards Ceremony. Read more

Sought-after fellowship for Unisa academic

Prof Paul Prinsloo of the College of Economic and Management Sciences recently became the first academic from Africa to be awarded a fellowship by the European Distance and E-Learning Network. Read more

Growing capacity for ODeL research

At a recent College of Law event, Prof Christine Ofulue from the National Open University of Nigeria stated that Unisa can develop an agenda through identifying fields that are relevant to the ODeL context. Read more

Grass-eating, petrol-gulping, Doom-spraying, selfie-taking in heaven...

Unisa's NRF Y2-rated researcher Dr Solomon Kgatle reflects on and critically engages with current developments in African Pentecostal Christianity. Read more