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MAKHAOLA BAGS HER DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

October 20, 2021
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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 …

FESTIVAL RECORDS EXPONENTIAL GROWTH

October 20, 2021
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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 …

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

October 19, 2021
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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 …

BIUST’S PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY DEPARTMENT HOSTS DARA TRAINING

September 20, 2021
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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 …

FULL BRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP FOR STEM CELL RESEARCH

August 30, 2021
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BIUST Senior Lecturer wins Fulbright Scholarship for stem cell research that may lead to new therapies. Dr. Goabaone Gaobotse, from the Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, the first and only Stem Cell Biologist in Botswana, has been awarded the …

Prof Omolo continues to impart knowledge across the globe

August 9, 2021
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By Tshegofatso Teseletso Professor Bernard Oguna Omolo is a passionate stalwart and a highly experienced professor in the division of Mathematics and computer science. A dedicated pedagogue who has imparted mathematical and scientific knowledge in various renowned schools in Africa and beyond. Prof Omolo …

Kabelo awarded Schlumberg Foundation Scholarship

August 9, 2021
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The Schlumberger Foundation has, despite the global COVID-19 pandemic, continued its Faculty for the Future fellowship awards program for women from developing and emerging economies to pursue post-graduate studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines at leading research institutes around the world. For the …

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