October 2020 | Issue #18

Topic covered

  • The Oliver and Adelaide Tambo foundation in collaboration with South Africa,s NRF and DSI, and Canada,s IDRC launches its first research chair in Botswana
  • Editor's Note
  • 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 abd Stem Festival 2020
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September 2020 | Issue #17

Topic covered

  • Biust awards QMS auditors certificates
  • Editor's Note
  • Know your colleague
  • Biust receives funds from European Union
  • BIUST DONATES STUDENTS DESKS TO RADISELE JUNIOR COMMUNITY SCHOOL Biust Donates students desks to Radisele Junior Community School
  • Plant Genomics, Biotechnology and Pharmacognos
  • Biust,s Microbiologist appointed a reviewer
  • Biust my dream come true
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August 2020 | Issue #16

Topic covered

  • Strategic Plan 2016 to 2023: Mid term review approved
  • Editor's Note
  • Bioethanol production using yeast dung bettles in Botswana
  • Palaeosols as smoking gun of climate change
  • Dr Mazebedi speaks species conservation and for ecosystem manangement
  • Prof Joseph Chuma appointed as member of IPRC
  • Dr. Matshidiso AppointedActing Director - MiningCentre
  • USA-Botswana collaborative research towards portable power generation in rural Africa
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July 2020 | Issue #15

Topic covered

  • Envisioning, Act and Change
  • Editor's Note
  • Meet the Library "Morongwa"
  • Student Representative Council
  • 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 transformantion
  • BIUST hands over DE BEERS GROUP’s sponsored sanitizers to district commissioner
  • Do it once and for all or don't do it
  • Life after University
  • BIUST- JAMATAKA solarnetwork 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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