Research

Critically engaging with the identities of "man" and "animal"

Prof Jan-Harm de Villiers from Unisa's Department of Jurisprudence was awarded the 2020 Principal's Prize for Excellence in Research. His project foregrounds the challenges accompanying the utilisation of law in service of animal liberation. Read more

How to increase quality publications at Unisa

Academic, administrative, and professional staff and postgraduate students came together at the first Research Methodology Indaba hosted by SIRGS in the College of Graduate Studies to unpack research methodologies. Read more

How to inject ‘equitable care’ into online learning

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrown huge challenges in the path of universities, but they owe it to their lecturers and students not to emphasise rigour and efficiency at the expense of support and community building. This was one of the messages to emerge from Unisa’s recent ODeL Virtual Conference. Read more

Unisa celebrates its crème of the crop researchers

A total of 80 awards were presented when the university held its maiden online annual Research and Innovation awards ceremony. "It is not only dedication through their research that the awardees have displayed but they go beyond demonstrating passion - they went further to find solutions." Read more

Highest international research recognition for outstanding Unisan

Based on his research leadership, Professor Les Labuschagne has become one of only four South Africans to be awarded the highest recognition granted by the International Professional Recognition Council. Read more

Expert scholar keen to indigenise the academic project

Having deservedly obtained a C1 NRF rating, Prof Mishack Gumbo says that the rating completes his scholarly leadership locally, regionally and internationally, as his application was subjected to a rigorous peer review by experts in his field. Read more

Producing high-quality research is the goal

Having advanced from a Y2 to a C2 NRF research rating, Prof Felix Bankole says that the recognition shows the impact and quality of his research outputs in the field of computing. Read more

Ethiopian postgrads prepared for their PhD journey

Unisa’s Ethiopia Regional Learning Centre recently presented an experience-sharing programme to newly-admitted PhD students. Read more

Unisa a key player in global research on educational equality in a digital world

Unisa's Prof Paul Prinsloo and his co-researchers investigate educational equality and inequality in a digital world. Read more

Addressing key issues through interdisciplinary webinars

The College of Graduate Studies continues to provide leadership in interdisciplinary scholarship through webinars and symposia on a range of relevant topics. Read more