University of Botswana, BPS Sign MoU to Improve Policing in Botswana through Research and Training

The University of Botswana has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Botswana Police Service (BPS) to help the law enforcement agency improve policing in Botswana through research and training. Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, signed on behalf of UB, while Commissioner of Police, Mr Keabetswe Makgophe signed for BPS during a ceremony held at BPS headquarters in Gaborone on October 12, 2021. Speaking at the ceremony, Professor Norris said the partnership came at a time when the country was riddled with a range of security challenges that required a profound…

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University of Botswana improves its Global Research Impact

University of Botswana News The University of Botswana research volume and its teaching and learning continue to generate a high global impact, placing the institution among the highest ranked universities globally.   In the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings which are released annually in September, the University of Botswana continued to show improvement in its academic performance. The University of Botswana continues to make strides in international standing and competitiveness as Botswana’s premier institution of higher learning, joining the Top 20 in Africa. In Botswana, the University of…

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University of Botswana Biodiesel Research Project Yields Positive Results

University of Botswana News The University of Botswana research indicates that Botswana has enough feedstock to yield more than 15 million litres of B20 biodiesel annually, thus slowly turning into reality Botswana’s dream to become a biodiesel producing country.   The data collected so far suggests that Botswana had enough feedstock to support a biodiesel plant with a capacity to produce approximately seven tonnes of biodiesel per day. The leading Researcher, from the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at the University of Botswana Professor Clever Ketlogetswe, said “normal biodiesel is…

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