MAY 2021| Issue #25

Topic covered :

  • BIUST lauded for medical drones
  • Palapye DHMT welcomes Medical Drones
  • Royal Society awards Prof King’ondu
  • symposium Asteroid that hit Botswana in 2018 likely came from Viesta
  • Motswakae’s ‘tagged neutron method’ aims to improve diamond mining
  • The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) challenges and opportunites in Science and beyond
  • Future of Renewable Energy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Botswana
  • BIUST alumni; awarded prestigious Schlumberger Foundation faculty for the future fellowship
  • Know Your Colleague
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APRIL 2021| Issue #24

Topic covered :

  • Prof.Ogwu Appointed DVC, Research, Development & Innovation
  • Morewane appointed Alumni Association Chairman
  • BTC donate sim cards to PUAP mentoring program
  • Know your Colleague
  • BIUST new SRC, University Executive Management meet
  • Student Representative Council 2020/21
  • BIUST awards Covid-19 workers
  • BIUST’s applied nuclear science and technology research group set to receive 10 equipment donation from life Gaborone Private Hospital
  • BIUST establishes mining centre
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MARCH 2021| Issue #23

Topic covered :

  • New Council Members Profiles
  • BIUST academics develop medical screening booth
  • BIUST hosts cybersecurity
  • A road towards a healthy environment : An initiative to curb land mine pollution
  • Upcoming Events
  • MCM, BIUST Handover half a million library to PSS
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FEBRUARY 2021| Issue #22

Topic covered :

  • Dr Obadele Awarded NRF Thuthuka Grant
  • Prof Jamisola: main guest editor for frontiers in Robotics and AI
  • Never underestimate the power of a young woman with a vision
  • BIUST staff nominated IEEE members
  • Meet our Stars!
  • CEASE approach; A step towards eliminating Botswana’s reliance on western countries for medical solutions
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FEBRUARY 2021| Issue #22

Topic covered :

  • Dr Obadele Awarded NRF Thuthuka Grant
  • Prof Jamisola: main guest editor for frontiers in Robotics and AI
  • Never underestimate the power of a young woman with a vision
  • BIUST staff nominated IEEE members
  • Meet our Stars!
  • CEASE approach; A step towards eliminating Botswana’s reliance on western countries for medical solutions
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JANUARY 2021| Issue #21

Topic covered :

  • VC’s Welcome Message
  • BIUST meets JINR
  • BIUST partners with MYSC to host entrepreneurship graduation ceremony
  • SGCI awards Prof. Muzenda and Dr. Danha P1m Pyrolysis coal project
  • Biust signs MOU with Botswana Oil Limited
  • Biust hosts The Global Soil Doctors’ Programme
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DECEMBER 2020| Issue #20

Topic covered :

  • Public Lecture on history of Computational Biology
  • CEDA/DBSA University Challenge
  • Science Circuses across Botswana
  • Information Communication & Technology Day
  • MoTE PS paid a courtsey visit to the University
  • International Women’s Day
  • Products launch
  • BIUST responded to Covid-19
  • Giving back to the Society
  • BIUST monetary donation towards the Covid- 19 Relief Fund
  • BIUST Virologist Dr Kebaabetswe took part on the Voice of Science in Botswana during Covid-19 crisis webinar
  • Inauguration of the African Youth Ambassadors Program
  • Totolo’s courtsey visit to MoTE PS
  • Dr Diener talked Neutron stars
  • BIUST held Quality Management System auditors training certificates awarding ceremony
  • Police Division pays courtsey visit to the Vice Chancellor
  • VC briefed Palapye Sub District Council
  • The University hosted orientation for first year students
  • BIUST donated students desks to Radisele Junior Community School
  • BIUST hosted Kenyan High Commissioner
  • STEM Festival 2020 and National Science Week
  • Computer Science and Information Systems demonstrate their drones
  • BIUST joined hands with BOSETU
  • BIUST establishes mining centre
  • BIUST hands over leobo la Kgotla
  • BIUST hosted bootcamp
  • Field and Design Methods Workshop
  • Prof Gizaw Mengistu Tsidu beat Other Researchers
  • Class of 2020 Graduation
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NOVEMBER 2020| Issue #19

Topic covered :

  • Education for Laser-based Manufacturing: a strategic move towards sustainable economy
  • BIUST cultivates talent
  • BIUST to kickstart Jamataka Solanetwork Project
  • Dynamic Systems in Optical Fibres in Communication Systems
  • BIUST Innovation & Entrepreneurship bootcamp empowers SMMEs
  • Academic staff promotions
  • CEASE Approach against COVID-19 and Antimicrobial Resistance
  • BIUST hosts an orientation seminar for the new international students
  • BIUST Handover Leobo La Kgotla Donation to Palapye
  • BIUST establishes Mining Centre
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OCTOBER 2020| Issue #18

Topic covered :

  • Library workshop: continued self-renewal and community partnership
  • BIUST in alliance with Teral Limited Company awards certificates to best students
  • Professor Totolo briefs Kgalagadi District Council
  • Field and design methods workshop
  • Hackathon award ceremony
  • National Science Week and STEM Festival 2020
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SEPTEMBER 2020 | Issue #17

Topic covered :

  • Know your colleague
  • BIUST receives funds from European Union
  • BIUST donates student desks to Radisele Junior Community School
  • Plant Genomics, Biotechnology and Pharmacognosy
  • BIUST microbiologiest appointed a reviewe
  • BIUST my dream come true
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AUGUST 2020 | Issue #16

Topic covered :

  • Dr. Matshidiso Appointed Acting Director - Mining Centre
  • USA-Botswana collaborative research towards portable power generation in Rural Africa
  • Bioethanol Production Using Yeast Dung Beetles In Botswana
  • Palaeosols as smoking gun of climate change
  • Dr. Mazebedi speaks species conservation and for ecosystem management
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JULY 2020 | Issue #15

Topic covered :

  • Meet the library “morongwa”
  • Student Representative Council 2020/21
  • Meet Mr. President
  • Close and personal with Jiba Jiba
  • Towards a germfree society: Development of virus resistance coatings on surfaces
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June 2020 | Issue #14

Topic covered :

  • THE SQUARE KILOMETER ARRAY (SKA) AND AFRICAN VLBI NETWORK
  • AVN BOTSWANA PROJECT DIRECTOR APPOINTED
  • IMPACT OF SKA TO ORDINARY LIVES AND TRANSFORMATION
  • BIUST HANDS OVER DE BEERS GROUP’S SPONSORED SANITISERS TO DISTRICT COMMISSIONER
  • DO IT ONCE AND FOR ALL OR DON’T DO IT
  • LIFE AFTER UNIVERSITY
  • BIUST- JAMATAKA SOLANETWORK PROJECT MUTATES
  • BIUST HOSTS INAGURAL WEBINAR - THE VOICE OF SCIENCE IN BOTSWANA DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
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May 2020 | Issue #13

Topic covered :

  • BIUST adopts the new normal: Teaching and Learning using the Online Blackboard Collaborate System
  • A personal COVID-19 experience from the city of Chengdu, China
  • BIUST impacts the country with COVID-19 response
  • BIUST applauds postgraduates students involved in the soap project
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April 2020 | Issue #12

Topic covered :

  • Visualization, Monitoring and Modelling the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Botswana
  • Editor's note
  • COVID-19 Botswana Dashboard
  • Open public spaces Drone sprayer for COVID-19 – Disinfection
  • BIUST launches COVID-19 response products
  • BIUST donates 1700 bar soaps and 4000 liquid soaps to Serowe Community
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February 2020 | Issue #11

Topic covered :

  • BIUST paves way to advance Science and Engineering technologies for Botswana
  • The Thailand NARIT visit in pictures
  • Basuti talks engagement for development
  • BIUST holds public lecture on the SMART VILLAGE initiative
  • Learning is a process - BIUST PRIDES ITSELF IN ITS SECRETARIES
  • Future leaders - AFRICAN INDEPENDENT RESEARCH GRANT, FUNDED BY THE ROYAL SOCIETY
  • BIUST kick starts ‘STEM’ programme for 2020
  • Know your colleague
  • BIUST to host 21ST SAUSSA games
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January 2020 | Issue #10

Topic covered :

  • Biust Students Receive Awards The CEDA/ DBSA University Challenge
  • Biust Presides The Ngwato Landboard Excellence Awards
  • Biust Academics Visit The University Of Delaware (Usa)
  • The Makgadikgadi Pans: A Laboratory For The Study Of Life Beyond Planet Earth
  • Biust Participates In The 2019 Samsa International Conference And Masamu Workshop
  • Biust Strategic Partnership With Wits
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December 2019 | Issue #9

Topic covered :

  • BIUST and CUT Join Hands in Research
  • Biust Attended BBNTF 2019
  • Former Minister Olopeng Paid a Visit to BIUST
  • BIUST Library Reaches out to BDF
  • First Lady Tours BIUST
  • BIUST Holds Orientation For Postgraduate Students
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November 2019 | Issue #8

Topic covered :

  • Hello World Prepares Students For Life Beyond University
  • Botswana hosts first Smart Green ‘Makeathon’ (official Opening Ceremony)
  • Press Conference
  • Group Formation and Brainstorming Sessions
  • Solar Powered Car Unveiling Ceremony
  • BIUST VC officiates at the Swaneng Primary School graduation ceremony
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October 2019 | Issue #7

Topic covered :

  • BIUST SPONSORS “SMART GREEN BOTSWANA MAKEATHON 2019”
  • BIUST BECOMES PARTNER OF THE EUROPLANET 2024RI PROJECT
  • TABOKA, ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND BUILDINGS
  • COMPUTERS ARE THE FUTURE
  • LASIWE ROBERT UNITED NATIONS HONORABLE MENTION AWARD
  • LIBRARY REACHES OUT TO THE BDF
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August 2019 | Issue #5

Topic covered :

  • BIUST launches video staff books.
  • BIUST launches staff books.
  • CIPA talks tisc.
  • Education knows no boundries.
  • BIUST scoops first prize at 2019 business Botswana northern trade fair.
  • BIUST strategy map.
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July 2019 | Issue #4

Topic :

  • BIUST partnered with the North Carolina Agricultural & Technology State University and Appalachian State University
  • Our strange quantum world
  • Histoplasmosis research at BIUST has been completed successfully
  • China Academy of Space Technology(CAST) training
  • BIUST new council chairman Bonyongo calls for academic and commercial attractiveness
  • BIUST hosted the engineering council of South Africa(ECSA) and the local Engineers Registration Board(ERB) to a three-day workshop
  • Using Moringa Oleifera seeds as natural coagulant and disinfectant for portable water treatment.
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June 2019 | Issue #3

Topic covered :

  • STEM festival a resounding success.
  • Balisi Bonyongo appointed BIUST council chairman.
  • Elias calls for more on research and investment.
  • BIUST hosts first ever database of the African Theses and Dissertations training workshop .
  • University of Florida state impacts Majwana-a-Dipitse.
  • Erasmus + programme at BIUST.
  • Mokgatitswane - A BIUST student breaks ground at cern.
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May 2019 | Issue #2

Topic covered :

  • BIUST launches video conferencing pilot project programme.
  • BIUST bid Bolele farewell.
  • BIUST campus attracts the best from six secondary schools.
  • The four universities challenge boosts productivity.
  • BIUST participates in the recirculate global research training.
  • BIUST dominates global expo 2019.
  • BIUST coordinates the national science week.
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April 2019 | Issue #1

Topic covered :

  • Computer Science trio aims to benchmark at Huawei headquarters
  • BIUST strategy map.
  • Modern day business.
  • BIUST upskill YDF.
  • Research scientists collaborate to address the global threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
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