News

SA female STEM scientist continues to grow One Health platform

SA female STEM scientist continues to grow One Health platform

 

The ground-breaking One Health High-Level Expert Panel's 2021 (OHHLEP) annual report has just gone live. What makes this noteworthy is that Professor Wanda Markotter is one of two global experts on the OHHLEP.

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#CLABAfrica Webinar 3 focusing on "People-Animal-Ecosystems-Health and Wellbeing"

Happening today!

#CLABAfrica Webinar 3

Tuesday 24 May 2022

15:00-16:30hrs (SAST)

Zoom Webinar, register here: http://cutt.ly/zHX2rVt

 

Brought to you by the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network - FANRPAN , Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Agence Française de Développement

SRI Inkundla #4 "Shared Ways Forward for the World We Want"

The future we want to live in is on the horizon. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a target framework to achieve this ideal, but a realisation of many goals requires innovation – institutional, policy, technological, and societal – and a willingness to change.  Additionally, the interlinked and interdependent nature of the SDGs makes it important to take a systemic perspective, which is, in itself, not part of the structural/cultural landscapes of many of our governments and institutions.

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SRI2022 programme launch news article for the SRI2022 website

The 2022 Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress Programme is now available. 

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Future Africa to host upcoming Global Sustainability Conference

The congress will gather global leaders, experts, industry practitioners, and innovators in the field of sustainability.

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The Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF)

The ECRLF is an initiative of the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria (UP) funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY). It serves early career research leaders in basic and applied sciences, engineering, social sciences, the humanities and the arts.

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From Paris to Pretoria – Dr Heide Hackmann joins Future Africa

UP welcomes international science diplomat, advisor and policy maker, Dr Heide Hackmann (former CEO of The International Science Council) on staff as the Interim Director at the Future Africa Institute. Born in Kwa-Zulu Natal and having travelled abroad acquiring multiple scholarly and career achievements, she returns to South Africa after nearly 30 years with a determined vision to help empower the African science community with her wealth of knowledge, networks, and capacitation expertise.

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Events

USDP Launch

26 – 27 May

Inger Meeting

28 – 29 May

VC Event

30 May

Standing Committee of Council

02 June

Global Classroom

30 May – 03 June

Climate Action Plan Launch

07 June

Sawmilling SA-AGM

08 June

ASLP Workshop

09 – 13 June

SPACES II

14 – 16 June

SRI 2022

20 – 24 June

SRI 2022

20 – 24 June

SRI 2022

20 – 24 June

TD Collaboratory Meeting

25 – 27 June

TD Collaborating Meeting

25 – 27 June

Grade 11 Empowerment Week

25 – 28 June