Prof Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs, co-chair of the CST, delivered her inaugural lecture with the title Resilience: An approach to navigating towards more sustainable futures in the Anthropocene, on 5 August 2019.
A prominent researcher at the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at Stellenbosch University (SU), associate professor Josephine Kaviti Musango, was recognized for her research when she was awarded one of only two research chairs in South Africa by a trilateral research chair initiative.
Opportunity for Masters student: Promoting sustainable livelihoods within and alongside Transfrontier Conservation Areas in southern Africa
We seek a motivated individual to contribute to assessing the social-ecological resilience of southern African TFCAs, by identifying who accrues the benefits and costs of TFCAs and why.
Opportunity for Masters or PhD student: Assessing the social-ecological resilience of southern African protected area systems
We seek a motivated individual to contribute to assessing the social-ecological resilience of southern African Protected Area systems.
Master’s Opportunity: Using remote sensing to investigate drivers of change in complex social-ecological systems
We seek a motivated individual to undertake a 2-year research Masters using geospatial techniques to investigate the impact of LULC change on the state of water resources in the Okavango basin, or the impact of climate variability and LULC on agricultural production in the Limpopo basin.