The main aim of the Future Africa - 1Hope series was to abet in building transdisciplinary research (TR) capacity of early career and Doctoral students in Africa. The series took place in November/December 2020 and in January 2021.

The Future Africa Research Institute, University of Pretoria Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF) Conference: Promoting Multidisciplinary Research Approaches for Sustainable Development will be held on 6-8 July 2021.

RNPIA-2021 Organising Committee invites participants across the globe to attend its 1st International Conference on Reimagining the Natural Products Industry in Africa which is taking place during July 5th – 7th, 2021 at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda.

As the first international Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI2021) takes place with the purpose of discussing and defining sustainability research and what it comprises, Africa has an opportunity to deliberate on what sustainability science means for the continent.

South Africa has long been a leader on the African continent and around the globe for sustainability science and innovation as well as participatory approaches to action research.

The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) is the world’s first transdisciplinary gathering in sustainability – it will be a space of fierce advocacy for sustainability scholarship, innovation, collaboration, and action.

The Harvard Center for African Studies Africa Office will convene Partnerships in STEM Innovation and Future Africa

UNICEF partnered with the University of Pretoria to scale up various skill-building and capacities to respond to COVID-19 with a focus on youth.

Early career researchers (ECRs) from South Africa (SA) and the United Kingdom (UK) are invited to APPLY NOW for the British Council funded Climate Change Malaria Action (C2MA) workshop: “Investigating the effects of climate change on malaria for urgent action to combat climate change with reference to COP26 priorities.”

Africa is capable of manufacturing safe and effective vaccines – it just needs the support to do so.

The event will take place on Thursday, 3 June 2021 at 14h00.
The aim of the forum is to establish a transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, academic-industry network to support collaboHEALTH ECONOMICS DISCUSSION FORUM AT UP (HEDF@UP)

“A strong focus is mentoring young academics in this transdisciplinary space and expanding resources,” says Prof Wanda Markotter.

Prof Markotter, Director of the UP’s Centre for Viral Zoonoses, has been appointed as Future Africa Research Chair on Health-People-Places.