Research

Distinguished Unisa academic associate earns a global recognition for his research prowess

Professor extraordinaire within the iNanoWS at Unisa, Prof Jianxin Li, recently had a sit down with the Unisa PVC, Prof Puleng LenkaBula after being recognised at the Unisa Research and Innovation awards ceremony for his internationally acclaimed NRF B1-rating. 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 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

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

New research chair at Unisa to address the national energy crisis

Prof Adedayo Yusuff from Unisa’s Department of Electrical Engineering has recently been awarded the DSI/NRF - Sasol Research Chair in Energy and Power Systems Modelling which will set out to ensure sustainable human capacity development and knowledge creation in energy and power system modelling. Read more

Impacting lives through water treatment research

In his quest to find solutions for the treatment of wastewater, acid mine drainage and surface water pollution, Unisa’s Prof Bhekie Mamba has been generating and imparting scientific knowledge to those who come after him in academia, as well as to the water industry and society. Read more

Major boost for renewable energy research at Unisa

Prof Tonderayi Matambo has received two major grants for his ground-breaking research on the production of biogas, a renewable energy source that can be used to power vehicles, heat homes and generate electricity. Read more

Unisan elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr Kaviyarasu Kasinathan has been elected as a Fellow by the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry in the United Kingdom. He continues to be an exceptional researcher committed to using his research to contribute to achieving sustainable development goals. Read more