Dedication to archival outreach and advocacy research earns Saurombe NRF C2 rating

Prof Nampombe Saurombe recently attained a prestigious National Research Foundation (NRF) C2 rating , underscoring her profound dedication to archival outreach and advocacy research. Read more

Womanism and black theology of liberation

In exploring possible contours of dialogue between Black Theology of Liberation and Womanist Theology, Prof Fundiswa Kobo strives to liberate fragmented black humanity as a whole. Read more

Promoting the use of research evidence in policymaking

"I am deeply honoured to have received the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research and am grateful for the recognition of my research work in the broad field of information science," says Prof Omwoyo Bosire Onyancha in humility. Read more

Recognised for producing research that promotes justice and human dignity

Having received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research at Unisa’s recent Research and Innovation Awards Ceremony, Prof Puleng Segalo says that the award recognises her endless labour to contribute towards scientific knowledge production and grounding within communities. Read more

Receiving ASSAf membership is exhilarating, affirming and satisfying

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) has honoured Unisa's Prof Madipoane Masenya (Ngwan'a Mphahlele) as a member, recognising her as one of the country's most outstanding and celebrated scholars. Read more

A research champion second to none

The National Research Foundation has recognised Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi's commitment to opening new frontiers of scientific knowledge with its prestigious Special Recognition Award: Champion of Research Capacity Development and Transformation. Read more

Distance education research matters

Sharing insight about the upcoming 2022 R&I ODeL Conference, Prof Jennifer Roberts of the Unisa Institute for Open and Distance Learning in the College of Education says that research in distance education should be contextualised; however, local researchers have to start looking beyond the South African context. Read more

The African spirit is strong in this researcher

Prof Jan Maluleka, recipient of the Principal's Award for Excellence in Research, says that the knowledge that sustained our forefathers should be part of the solution to the African problems that we currently facing, and that research should link to traditional wisdom. Read more

'Writing does not equal research'

Prof Christo Lombaard, rated C1 by the NRF, argues that if research does not make a new contribution, nor take cognisance of the newest publications, trends, insights and debates, it is per definition not research, but simply writing. Read more

Influential researcher builds on the body of knowledge

Having moved from a Y-rating to a C2-rating by the NRF, Unisa’s Professor Puleng Segalo is considered as an established researcher with a good track record of quality outputs Read more