Africa is the richest continent yet its people are the poorest in the world

On Monday, 06 November 2017, the Directorate of Research and Innovation, the Office of Technology Transfer hosted UNIVEN’s first High-level Technology Transfer Forum at 2Ten Hotel, Sibasa. The aim of this Technology Transfer Forum was to strategise and plan on the possibilities that can assist South African researchers to start businesses which will create jobs […]

Univen Chemistry PhD student crowned the best poster presenter during the SACI Conference

Univen Chemistry PhD student crowned the best poster presenter during the SACI Conference Thirteen postgraduate students from the University of Venda (Univen) presented posters during the 43rd South African Chemical Institute (SACI) Conference that took place in Pretoria from 02 to 07 December 2018. This conference was organized on behalf of SACI by SACI Northern […]

Dr Bernard Nthambeleni is thrilled by the SARCHI Museum and Resource Centre

On Wednesday, 21 August 2019, University of Venda (UNIVEN) Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Dr Bernard Nthambeleni accompanied by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, Prof Jan Crafford and the Director Research and Innovation, Senior Prof Georges-Ivo Ekosse took a tour around the SARCHI Museum and Resource Centre at the University’s Life Sciences building. UNIVEN Vice -Chancellor and […]

Preparing UNIVEN Researchers to become NRF Rated Researchers

University of Venda under the auspices of the Directorate of Research and Innovation (DRI) organised a half day workshop to prepare researchers who are interested in becoming NRF Rated. The workshop took place at UNIVEN Research Conference Centre on the 16th January 2020. It was facilitated by the NRF Director of Reviews and Evaluation – […]

Dr Rachel Makungo Joins UNIVEN Cadre of NRF Rated Researchers

Dr Rachel Makungo of the School of Environmental Sciences applied early this year to become National Research Foundation (NRF) rated researcher. After thorough evaluation, her application was successful, and she has been awarded an NRF Y2 rating with effect from 1st January 2021. She is currently the fourth female UNIVEN staff holding an NRF rating; […]