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.

Applications are open for the $150 000 JWO Research Grant for early career scientists on the African continent

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.

Do you have an idea for a project, workshop or event to help support the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda? The ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Challenge Grants fund collaborative work for professional and academic staff at member universities. The grants focus on the priorities of the ACU Higher Education and the SDGs Network

Future Africa (at the University of Pretoria) and Nepoworx are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on the 4 of May 2021 to develop science and skills on solar photovoltaic (PV). The objective of the programme is to upskill a total of 900 youth and women scholars and entrepreneurs over the next three (3) years ensuring participation in the green economy, and more importantly, forming part of the Just Energy Transition that is currently unfolding in South Africa.