18 November

BIUST alumni scoops bronze medal with SASAqS

By: Rebecca Richard On the 3rd of November 2021, the Southern African Society of Aquatic Scientists (SASAqS) awarded medals to deserving candidates of high standard and repute in aquatic sciences. Established in 1964, SASAqS is a learned society concerned with the research, management, …

15 November

BIUST celebrates 2021 graduates

At an auspicious Graduation Ceremony held recently on a virtual platform across multiple media channels, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, and various stakeholders celebrated 263 students that earned their hats as the university’s 2021 graduates. The institution’s new alumnae graduated in various courses of …

15 November

“The enchanting ever evolving energy engineering expert;Dr Mtengi”

By:Wandipa Gachala Dr Bokani Mtengi has vast experience in Energy Engineering, she started her career as a Biomedical engineer for the Ministry of Health before her postgraduate studies. She later served as a Transmission Electron Microscopy Imaging Engineer at Howard University during a …

20 October

MAKHAOLA BAGS HER DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

Ms. Kgomotso Makhaola successfully defended her PhD thesis titled “MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF NOROVIRUSES AND SAPOVIRUSES IN BOTSWANA”.Indeed, patience is a virtue.In 2015, she started her part-time PhD in Biological Sciences in BIUST, where she worked on Noroviruses and Sapoviruses. Noroviruses and sapoviruses are the leading cause of acute …

20 October

FESTIVAL RECORDS EXPONENTIAL GROWTH

The evolving Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Festival that was initiated locally by the Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) a few years ago continues to propel the nation’s aspiration of a knowledge economy The 2021 STEM Festival was held virtually alongside the National …

19 October

AN ADEPT STEM CELL BIOLOGIST DR. GOABAONE GAOBOTSE SCOOPS THE FULBRIGHT VISITING RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

By: Tshegofatso Teseletso Botswana International University of Science and Technology scholar, Dr Goabaone Gabotse has become amongst a growing number of the institution’s academics to scoop a research scholarship grant. He was recently awarded the 2021/2022 Fulbright Visiting Research Scholarship Grant, a Certificate qualification in Stem Cell Culture …

20 September

BIUST’S PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT HOSTS DARA TRAINING

By:Tshegofatso Teseletso The Botswana International University of Science and Technology’s (BIUST) Department of Physics and Astronomyhosted a 10-day training on the Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) recently. The DARA project was led by Professor Melvin Hoare of Leeds University. It is …

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