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Scholarships available for the 2019 ACDI Masters in Climate Change

The African Climate and Development Initiative has two scholarships available for 2019: one 1-year Coursework, and one 2-year Dissertation Masters in Climate Change and Development. Please see advert below for: ARUA-CD scholarship advert Coursework ARUA-CD scholarship advert Dissertation   Closing date: 31 October 2018 No late, incomplete or inappropriate applications will be accepted. Please contact the […]

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Postdoc opportunity: Exploring food systems transformations in Africa’s rapidly changing cities

The Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on African city food systems. The research forms part of an international collaborative project under the auspices of LEAP-Agri and includes researchers from South Africa, Uganda, Netherlands and Belgium. The project aims to promote sustainable and nutrition-secure city food […]

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Available position: Apprentice Landscape Mobiliser position with Living Lands

The vision of Living Lands is ‘Collaborations working on living landscapes’, which encapsulates the building of relationships amongst landscape stakeholders, through a process of social learning, that ultimately leads to collective action towards a healthy and resilient landscape. This is done by means of employing a social change approach as a way to engage stakeholders. […]

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South African Women in Science Award

Congratulations to Professor Karen Esler from the Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology at Stellenbosch University for finishing in second place in the South African Women in Science Awards (SAWiSA). This is the 15th edition of this prestigious event that celebrates outstanding women researchers and scientists. This year’s theme was ‘leveraging science, technology and innovation […]

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Call for research proposals

BIG DATA AND TRANSBOUNDARY WATER COLLABORATION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA APPLY FOR A SADC-WIDE RESEARCH FUNDING CALL!   This is an announcement of a special research funding call that has been released and is live on the WRC website. Attached are the Terms of Reference and Proposal Application template that you may use to complete to respond […]

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Call for Research Chair: Coupled Human-Natural Systems (CHANS) in Montane Environments as SES

The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) and the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU; based on the Qwaqwa Campus of the University of the Free State) are calling for comprehensive expressions of interest from suitable candidates for a National Research Foundation (NRF) Research Chair in Coupled Human-Natural Systems in Montane Environments. The focus of the Chair […]

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Research Project Coordinator  for CST

The Centre for Complex Systems in Transition (CST) is a research flagship initiative at Stellenbosch University (SU), that brings together research on transdisciplinary, complexity, sustainability and resilience at SU. The CST hosts leading scientists and students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, and fosters collaborations with a variety of departments across the University, nationally and globally, providing […]

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PhD bursary:Social‐Ecological Systems & Resilience 

Historical and conceptual development of Social‐Ecological Systems (SES) research  The research within this PhD project will  focus on the different aspects associated with the historical and  epistemic development of the interdisciplinary field of SES research. During the course of the last 30 years, social-ecological systems (SES) research has emerged as a field of enquiry that […]

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Young Scholars Spring School on SES research 5-10 October 2018

The Young Scholars Spring School follows the 2nd Garden Route Interface Meeting (2-4 Oct 2018) and will build on the same theme of “science and practice colearning to navigate complex social-ecological issues”. The main aim will be to stimulate and capacitate young scholars (master to post-doc levels) interested in social-ecological systems (SES) and transdisciplinary research. […]

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Postdoctoral fellow position available at Dartmouth College

The Environmental Studies Program (ENVS) at Dartmouth College is looking for a postdoctoral fellow. ENVS is a diverse community of scholars who conduct innovative research within and across the natural and environmental social sciences (http://envs.dartmouth.edu). Faculty within ENVS are members of the novel interdisciplinary EEES PhD Program (https://sites.dartmouth.edu/EEES/). The fellow will have the opportunity to […]

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