Research & Analysis

Becoming a Nation: Exploring the heartbeat of a nation through the lens of Behaviour...

A series on social segmentation model research into the diverse and complex South African society. Read here: . by Dr Petrus de Kock  

Brand South Africa and UNISA host the South African Competitiveness Forum and the Pan-African...

Brand South Africa and UNISA host the South African Competitiveness Forum and the Pan-African University Dialogue Johannesburg, Wednesday 05th September 2018 - Brand South Africa...

SA ocean gliders tackle climate change

South African scientists have deployed the first robotics platform in the Southern Ocean in a bid to gauge the precise links between climate and the carbon cycle in the most southern waters of the world's oceans.

Open-access research data for SA

Science and technology minister Derek Hanekom has launched SciELO-SA, an open-access, searchable journal database that promises to make the country’s research data more visible on the international stage.
Research output rises, papers double

Sasol, university partner in fuel research

Research collaboration between Sasol and the University of Pretoria has led to the commissioning of high-tech equipment to gain better insights into the properties and performance of synthetic diesel fuels.

Research network backbone complete

The backbone for the South African National Research Network, a network which aims to eventually connect all of the country's higher education and research institutions, has been completed ahead of schedule.

Research into tropical diseases

A group of 14 neglected tropical diseases is about to be tackled head-on with the launch of a fellowship programme to promote African-led research into combating these dangerous illnesses.