News

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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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS FOR VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: RESOURCE CONTESTATIONS, MOBILITY, CITIZENSHIP AND CONFLICT IN UGANDA'S ALBERTINE REGION AND BEYOND

The Future Africa's Early Career Research Leader Fellowship (ECRLF) program of University of Pretoria supported by Carnegie Foundation 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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A Dialogue on Knowledge Economy and Generation Equality in Africa in Honour of Charlotte Maxeke

The event is being hosted by the Future Africa Institute at the University of Pretoria, in partnership with stakeholders from the government and the Charlotte Mannya-Maxeke Institute.

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Events

Informal settlements: Designing for health and healthy people

29 September

A healthy city, by definition should not be measured by its current achievements and outcomes, but the processes put in place to ensure this can be maintained and expanded on for all of its residents. A health city is "one that continually creates and improves its physical and social environments and expands the community resources that enable people to mutually support each other in performing all the functions of life and developing to their maximum potential" (WHO Europe).

Applied Mathematics Workshop

27 September – 01 October

Applied Management Workshop: Mathematicians from around the world will be attending

Registrars Imbizo

05 October

NAS Expert Lecture 2

11 October

Research Workshop

15 October

Convocation Advisory Board AGM

19 October

Memorial Lecture for Afrikaans Dept

21 October

M&G Luncheon with VC

22 October

Biokineticist Coference

23 October

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