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COVID-19 Research and Engagement Platform at UP (CORE-P)

Future Africa is coordinating the COVID-19 research and engagement platform (CORE-P) to harness a vibrant community of practice driven by UP and to embrace a wide range of academia in Africa. The key principle of CORE-P is transdisciplinary research that brings various teams together to co-design targeted research outcomes and results for higher impact.

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NRF Scholarship Open 2021 Academic Year

The NRF Postgraduate (Honours, Masters and Doctoral) Scholarships are open:

  • NRF Honours Scholarships (for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • SARAO Honours Scholarships (for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • NRF First Time Masters and Doctoral Scholarships (Freestanding, Innovation and Scarce Skills)
    (for South Africans; Permanent Residents and limited percentage of foreign nationals)
  • NRF Masters and Doctoral DAAD (for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • NRF-Nuffic Doctoral Studies Abroad Split-Site(for South Africans and Permanent Residents ONLY)
  • NRF Extension Support (for current NRF Scholarship Holders – Masters and PhD ONLY)
  • NRF Doctoral TWAS (for citizens and permanents residents of from developing countries on the African Continent and elsewhere, and, must not be living, studying or working in South Africa in 2021)
  • NRF SASAC Doctoral (for South Africans; Permanent Residents and limited % foreign nationals)
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Transformation to sustainability – a buzz-phrase, or a concept with substance?

COVID-19 revealed that transformation is considered necessary, and it is possible to promote large-scale rapid behavioural changes to address emerging social-environmental challenges. But social changes can be resisted, such as those leading to the reduction of privileges or personal freedoms.

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