UNAM visit to Iowa State University

University of Namibia (UNAM), in collaboration with Iowa State University (ISU) received a grant under the project titled: Strengthening University Systems to Improve Rural Education. This collaborative project is funded by the... Read more »

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) continues to transform creative ideas into entrepreneurship

The University of Namibia (UNAM) has positioned itself as a beacon of excellence in responding to national high-level developmental initiatives as contained in Vision 2030, and National Development Plan Five (NDP5).  This... Read more »

Learned helplessness of first year students at UNAM – what role do you play?

The ability for people to perform optimally, and students in particular, remains a common concern for researchers and academics. Learned helplessness is a phenomenon discovered by Seligman and Maier. Learned helplessness occurs... Read more »

Aligning education with industry and future trends at UNAM

The University of Namibia (UNAM) stands as a beacon of progress and innovation, constantly refining its academic offerings to meet the evolving demands of our society and the economy. Recognising the growing... Read more »

UNAM extends duration for student internships

Emphasising practical skills and competencies over theoretical knowledge, the University of Namibia (UNAM) has significantly reformed its approach to learning outcomes across all programmes since 2023. This paradigm shift is particularly evident... Read more »

“Training specialised Green Hydrogen Educators is our role” – Prof Matengu

In a recent State of the University Address the UNAM Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Kenneth Matengu, delivered an inspiring speech shedding more light on the Namibia Green Hydrogen Research Institute’s (NGHRI) vision,... Read more »

Dr Wesley Pieters to cycle 1900 km for the Trans-Kalahari Corridor Awareness Campaign

From Pretoria to Swakopmund in 14 days The Trans Kalahari Corridor (TKC) stands as an essential gateway connecting Botswana, Namibia, and South Africa. Established under the guidance of the TKC Management Committee... Read more »

Harnessing new research for better TB care in Namibia

Advancements in TB Diagnostics and Care Tuberculosis (TB) remains a major health challenge, especially in regions with limited resources. The emergence of drug-resistant TB strains has intensified the battle against this ailment.... Read more »

Scientists discover the highest energy gamma rays ever from a pulsar with HESS observatory

The observatory records 20 TeV photons from the Vela pulsar Scientists using the High Energy Stereoscopy System (H.E.S.S.) observatory in Namibia have detected the highest energy gamma rays ever from a dead... Read more »

UNAM receives N$1 million worth of mushroom processing equipment

In a significant philanthropic gesture, the University of Namibia (UNAM) has received a generous donation of mushroom cultivation equipment valued at about N$1 million. This notable contribution is set to empower the... Read more »

UNAM enhances research capabilities with advanced NIR Analyser

The University of Namibia’s Neudamm Campus, under the Department of Animal Production, Agribusiness and Economics (DAPAE), recently bolstered its research capabilities by acquiring a state-of-the-art Perkin Elmer DA 7250 Near Infrared (NIR)... Read more »

Be more vigilant when it comes to your heart

Hypertension Awareness Day held on World Heart Day A large number of staff and students turned up at the Hage Geingob campus Skills Lab Building to get their blood pressure readings during... Read more »