Research

Alumnus recognised for distinguished research

Prof Kaitano Dube, a groundbreaking researcher in the field of ecotourism, recently received the Unisa Principal's Award for Distinguished Alumni in Research. Read more

Unisa honours its research stars at prestigious ceremony

Unisa recently recognised the outstanding achievements of academic staff at its Annual Research and Innovation Awards ceremony, honouring more than 100 academics who have made significant contributions to African research excellence. Read more

Societal impact under the microscope at Unisa's Research and Innovation Week

At the opening of its annual week-long celebration of the world-class, Africa-centred work emanating from its colleges, the university underscored its commitment to bridging the gap between science and society through a wide range of research and innovation initiatives. Read more

Prestigious ranking places Unisa in the top eight in SA

Unisa continues to make major strides in academic excellence, placing eighth among the top universities in South Africa in the latest QS World University Rankings based on factors such as academic reputation and international research network (Image credit: QS World University Rankings). Read more

Unisa students ignite tomorrow's solutions

Students from Unisa's colleges showcased their groundbreaking and future-driven inventions at the inaugural 12th Research and Innovation Festival, demonstrating the university's commitment to fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Read more

Universities urged to remain relevant through Comprehensive ODeL

Speaking at the 2023 International Open and Distance eLearning Conference, Prof Romeela Mohee, Higher Education Commissioner of Mauritius, reiterated the importance of flexible learning that is accessible to everyone, and further acknowledged that the Covid-19 pandemic has been an accelerator of online learning. Read more

Unisa to present world-class R&I showcase in May

As Unisa marks 150 years of academic excellence, the institution’s 2023 Research and Innovation Week, to be held from 15 to 19 May, will feature some of the world-class, Africa-centred work emanating from the eight Unisa colleges, the Graduate School of Business Leadership, and the Thabo Mbeki School of Public and International Affairs. Read more

Innovative research celebrated: Unisa honours its brightest and best

Presenting the university's 2023 Research and Innovation Awards in its milestone 150th year of excellence, Unisa feted the institution's world-class researchers and innovators who contribute to the global public good. Read more

Unisa's research and innovation elite to walk the red carpet on 21 April

Despite the new normal brought about by the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, Unisa’s researchers and innovators continue to produce ground-breaking research. On 21 April 2023, the university will present its 12th annual Research and Innovation Awards in recognition of more than 100 exceptional academics who exemplified African research excellence in 2021/2022. 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