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Renewable Energy postdoc at Stellenbosch University

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Stellenbosch University’s Centre for Complex Systems in Transition is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship position for anyone with a PhD who is interested in focusing on the financial dimensions of South Africa’s renewable energy programme (REIPPPP). Introduction to the Centre for Complex Systems in Transition The Centre for Complex Systems […]

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PhD position in agroecology with a focus on South African landscapes – University of Goettingen

PhD position in agroecology at the University of Goettingen (Germany), with a focus on South African landscapes “A biodiversity hotspot faces intensification of viticulture: The role of fynbos remnants for the conservation of butterflies”   Start: 15th April 2017. 3-year position (TV-L E13 65%) Biodiversity hotspots are global priority areas for nature conservation, as they […]

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Applications open: SERSD MSc programme at the Stockholm Resilience Centre

The Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden offers a 2-year Master’s Programme on Social-Ecological Resilience for Sustainable Development (SERSD), starting in autumn (northern hemisphere) every year. The programme aims to enhance students’ knowledge of the complex interactions between ecological and social dynamics in the context of change and uncertainty. In the 2-year Master’s programme students are introduced to multiple research approaches […]

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STEPS Summer School 2017

The STEPS Centre invites applications for its 2017 Summer School on Pathways to Sustainability, which will take place from 15-26 May in the UK. Applications are invited from highly-motivated doctoral and postdoctoral researchers working in fields around development studies, science and technology studies, innovation and policy studies, and across agricultural, health, water or energy issues. Participants […]

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Santa Fe Institute Graduate Workshop in Computational Social Science Modeling and Complexity 2017

This workshop at the Santa Fe Institute (June 25-July 7, 2017, Santa Fe, New Mexico, US) will bring together a group of advanced graduate students and a small faculty for an intensive two week study of computational social science modeling and complexity. The workshop will consist of lectures by faculty, special topic seminars by members of the […]

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Santa Fe Institute Complex Systems Summer School 2017

The Complex Systems Summer School at the Santa Fe Institute (June 11- July 7, 2017 – Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA) offers an intensive four week introduction to complex behavior in mathematical, physical, living, and social systems for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and professionals in the sciences and social sciences. The school is for participants who […]

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Convenor and Lecturer for MSc/MPhil specialising in Climate Change and Sustainable Development

1 Year Fixed term contract, 50% full time equivalent The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) and Department of Environmental and Geographical Science (EGS) at the University of Cape Town is seeking to appoint a convenor/lecturer for the interdisciplinary MSC/MPhil in Climate Change and Sustainable Development, that is convened by the ACDI, and hosted academically […]

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Resident Lecturer: Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme in Savanna/Fynbos Ecology, Kruger National Park

The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) (www.tropicalstudies.org) seeks applicants for its field-based undergraduate programme in Savanna/Fynbos ecology, run in partnership with the Universities of Cape Town (UCT) and Witwatersrand (WITS) and South African National Parks. This course, based in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, accepts students from both South Africa and the USA. We are seeking […]

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Governance survey: Help shape the research agenda for improving ecosystem service governance

ecoSERVICES, a research project of Future Earth, is committed to co-designing a research agenda aimed at deepening our understanding of the governance of ecosystem services. ecoServices aims to bring together the variety of voices present in the global ecosystem services knowledge community in order to shape governance research in this area. In order to achieve this, a short 5-minute survey […]

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Vacancy: Research Associate at The Cirrus Group (closing date 16 Oct)

About Cirrus: Cirrus is a young consulting and research firm that advises governments and companies on climate change and the management of natural resources. The firm specialises in the land-use aspects of global change, providing advice on climate change mitigation and adaptation measures as well as on the science and governance of ecosystem services more […]

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