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

Unisa student innovators shine at an entrepreneurship training programme

Unisa student innovators participated and received esteemed accolades at a five-day Entrepreneurship Training Programme organised by the Technological Higher Education Network South Africa (THENSA) and the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI). 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

Unisa collaboration with Canadian universities is taking shape

Research and innovation collaborations between Unisa and five top-ranked Canadian universities are beginning to take shape following a Unisa delegation’s visit to Canada earlier in 2024. Read more

New directions in social policy and alternative economies: Lessons from and for developing countries

"Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development makes it very clear that we have to move away from business as usual in terms of production and consumption," stated Dr Ilcheong Yi of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) in a thought-provoking keynote address at the fourth Social Policy in Africa conference. Read more