News

Impact of Pathogens on Agricultural Production Workshop-2021

Venue: Golf Course Hotel Kampala

Date: 8th-9th November 2021

Time: 08:00 to 17:00 each day

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SRI2022 to take place June 20-24, 2022

The Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress 2022 (SRI2022) will take place from June 20-24, 2022, in Pretoria, South Africa and online. Hosted by the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria, SRI2022 will build on the success of the first SRI Congress which took place in June this year and featured 700 speakers and 2,000 participants from 100 countries. A joint initiative of Future Earth and the Belmont Forum, SRI is an emerging global platform of advocacy for sustainability scholarship and innovation, trans-disciplinary and cross-sectoral collaboration, and knowledge to action.

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Future Africa at the University of Pretoria hosts regional satellite event for sustainability research and innovation

An international sustainability conference held in the most environmentally sustainable manner possible: via online streaming – that was the Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021). It brought together 2 000 participants from more than 100 countries between 12 and 15 June 2021.

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 15 International Climate Protection Fellowships

Call: International Climate Protection Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 15 International Climate Protection Fellowships to prospective leaders and up to five fellowships to postdoctoral researchers from non-European transition or developing countries, who are active in any of the following areas: scientific, engineering-based, legal, economic, health-related or social aspects of climate change. The young climate experts will come to Germany for 12–24 months to work alongside a host of their own choosing on a research-related project or long-term academic research.

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Future Africa ECRLF Dissemination Webinar hosted by Makerere University

The Future Africa’s Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF) supported by Carnegie Corporation of New York set out to offer an opportunity for development of research leaders that will be able to fill a critical gap in the African research capacity ecosystem.

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Resilience in Science Leadership during the COVID era workshop

In a bid to expand the African Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) to the different regions of Africa, ASLP has partnered with the prospective Young Academy in Mauritius for the first virtual Regional ASLP for early and mid-career researchers in the South African sub-region.

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Voice of Africa - A report on climate change, biodiversity and food security

On Thursday, 2 September 2021, the Embassy of France in South Africa, with the support of the University of Pretoria and Future Africa, will host a debate on Africa's priorities when it comes to global environmental issues.

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Events

Department of Statistics Prize Giving

16 November

Conversations@ NAS 4

17 November

IWA NSS Conference

15 – 19 November

Dean's Breakfast

23 November

FMG Symposium

23 November

FMG Research Symposium Day

ARUA Conference

28 November – 01 December

Certificate Ceremony

03 December

International Law Jnr Faculty Law

13 – 17 December

TRANSNATIONAL CONTACT ZONES

26 – 28 July

FABI Conference

01 – 05 August