Research

Two Unisans to 'walk' the red carpet at the Science Oscars

Vhahangwele Masindi and Leslie Brown have been recognised across four categories for the 2019/2020 NSTF-South32 awards. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the announcement of the winners will take place through a live-streamed gala event on 30 July 2020. Read more

Researcher wins Unisa a share of huge grant

Four African universities will each be receiving a slice of £4 million from the UK's Arts and Humanities Research Council for peace education research, working out at around R4,5 million in Unisa’s case. Read more

Have a societal solution? Here's how to give it wings.

Take part in the Innovation Challenge Programme and show that Unisa students are the future drivers of the economy, influencers of social consciousness and the greatest generators of ideas for a sustainable future for this continent. Read more

NanoWS students make their US (water)mark

Alfred Kajau, Nomcebo Khumalo, Coster Kumunda and Sikelelwa Ndiweni completed a graduate-level online course with the University of Massachusetts. Prof Thabo Nkambule says this demonstrates Unisa's leading role in affording education opportunities, especially though online measures. Read more

Pushing the boundaries where early childhood matters

"I contest universalised assumptions of who young children are," says Prof Hasina Banu Ebrahim, an NRF C1-rated researcher from the College of Education, Unisa. Read more

Navigating criminal behaviour through research

Professor Ann-Mari Hesselink's body of quality work critically supports government priorities while placing Unisa research outputs at the core of contributing to the knowledge and information society. Read more

Supervising postgraduate students remotely

As the current Covid-19 pandemic is acting as a catalyst to blur the lines between distance, online, hybrid, and face-to-face learning very quickly, there is much work to do in this area, says Professor Adele Bezuidenhout, whose research focuses on the work experiences of academics within technology-enhanced learning spaces. Read more

She doesn't take no for an answer

Prof Georgina Phillipina "Philna" Coetzee, an NRF C2-rated researcher, is a grant-seeker who is passionate about driving the research agenda. Read more

You too can become an NRF-rated researcher

Prof Mookgo Solomon Kgatle from the Department of Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology in the College of Human Sciences tells you how. Read more

Digging deeper to preserve the past

Unisa's Dr Forget Chaterera-Zambuko, an NRF Y2-rated researcher, believes that museums should find modes of interpreting, presenting and promoting the cultures of Africans in a manner that enhances understanding of the past and the present. Read more