Unpacking vital mentor-mentee dynamics in postdoctoral research

Speaking at the National Postdoctoral Fellowship Forum at Unisa, HR expert Amanda Glaeser emphasised the necessity of aligning expectations between mentors and mentees, and the chemistry required for successful collaborations in postdoctoral research. Read more

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

Student startup powered by Unisa’s DITTC revolutionises online examinations

Assisted by the Directorate of Innovation, Technology Transfer and Commercialisation, Bonginkosi Mabaso has devised a groundbreaking, innovative solution that ensures students can stay connected for their online examinations even when their internet connection drops. Read more

Meet the youngest NRF Y2-rated Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in South Africa

A trailblazer at 31, the College of Education's Prof Hlamulo Mbhiza holds a number of firsts and was also recipient of the 2023 Principal’s Award for Research Excellence. Read more

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

Cultivating well-being: Unisa's Professional Research Group showcases innovative research

Unisa's Research and Innovation Week took a significant leap forward as the Professional Research Group from the Directorate of Research Support showcased the exceptional work of three of its distinguished researchers. Read more

AI poses real-world dilemmas for students and academics

The real-world dilemmas that some students and staff are already encountering with generative artificial intelligence (AI) came into sharp focus during Unisa's 2024 Research and Innovation Week. Read more

International council recognises Unisan as a research administration professional

Tau Moholoopa, a Post-Award Grants Officer in the Research Support Directorate at Unisa has been awarded the professional designation of Research Administration Professional (RAP) by the International Professional Recognition Council (IPRC). Read more

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