Centre for Sustainability Transitions: Annual Report 2021/2022
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Sharing Ideas and Driving Progress in Sustainability Transitions
Addressing the sustainability challenges facing society requires new ways of thinking and doing research.
The CST is a world class research and teaching hub ideally positioned to combine cutting edge research with transformative, place-based learning to produce the kind of knowledge, capacities, and people required to advance sustainability transitions across a wide range of fields within the South African, broader African, and global contexts.
SU celebrates inauguration of two new UNESCO Chairs
The UNESCO Chair in Complex Systems and Transformative African Futures has been awarded to Associate Professor Rika Preiser and Tanja Hichert, an academically qualified futures and foresight practitioner, who are both based at the Centre for Sustainability Transitions.
A “values crisis” underpins the coupled biodiversity and climate emergency
Dr Nadia Sitas and Prof Alta de Vos, academic researchers at the Centre for Sustainability Transitions at Stellenbosch University, were among a group of global researchers who recently published a groundbreaking study, Diverse Values of Nature in Sustainability, in Nature.
Relational governance for sustainability transitions: insights from the PGDip in Sustainable Development
CST researcher Nina Callaghan offers her insightful reflections on the recently concluded Globalisation, Governance, and Development module, a significant component of the 2023 PGDip in Sustainable Development Programme.
2022 NRF Early Researchers Colloquium on Energy Transitions in the Global South
On the 24th of November 2022, the CST hosted an Early Career Researchers colloquium – a day of networking and knowledge sharing on research related to energy transitions in the global South. The event was made possible through funding from the National Research Foundation (NRF) and hosted by the Energy Transitions research team at the CST.
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