Research

Age of anger in international relations

As US President Trump effectively threatens North Korea with nuclear war on Twitter, Prof Jo-Ansie van Wyk's inaugural lecture highlights the practice of rage-craft by angry states and their leaders. Read more

Her research won’t be going into the spam folder

Dr Sebo Tladi is the first black South African to earn a PhD in Electronic Communications Law. Her research will assist consumers to be savvy and cautious when using e-mail and text messaging. Read more

Everything happens for a reason, including prison

Unisa lecturer and PhD student Mbongiseni Mdakane says studying psychology is a way to heal the 10 years he spent in a cell. Read more

CAES scientist has the earth at her feet in quest for knowledge about soil

Unisa’s Prof Veronica Ngole-Jeme has covered vast amounts of ground, from Nigeria and Central Africa to South Africa, in her fascination with soil. Read more

Unisans inaugurated as ASSAf and SAYAS members

Sonja Bosch and Chris de Wet join these esteemed academies in 2017, which will no doubt have a positive impact on the university as a whole. Read more

Unisan scoops 2017 NRF award

Diane Hildebrandt is the 2017 Champion of Research Capacity Development and Transformation at SA HEIs in honour of her contribution to the transformation of the country’s science community and landscape. Read more

Unisa women win at WiSA

Prof Azwihangwisi Mavhandu-Mudzusi is the 2017 Women in Science Awards Distinguished Woman Researcher in Humanities and Social Sciences, with Prof Venitha Pillay as runner up in the same category. Read more

Drumroll! And the ‘Science Oscars’ go to…

Unisa’s Prof Diane Hildebrandt for capacity building in engineering and research and to Prof Bhekie Mamba for water research and innovation. Read more

Four straight A1s put David Glasser in a class of his own

This Unisa Professor Extraordinarius says science is all about the four Ps—passion, patience, perseverance, and persuasion. Read more

International finance and ubungoma

International finance and ubungoma, the ancient African healing tradition, are poles apart. Or are they? Read more