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Systems Thinking & Sustainability Discussion

On 6 April, Dr Rika Preiser, along with Prof Ray Ison and Dr Louis Klein took part in a panel discussion exploring Systems Thinking and Sustainability. 

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New skills required to bring about an African food system transition

In their paper “Learning for transitions: a niche perspective”, recently published in Ecology and Society, CST researchers Dr Luke Metelerkamp, Prof Oonsie Biggs and Dr Scott Drimie argue that by training the youth in new practices and approaches, they could be central to creating new systems and African futures that are more sustainable and just.

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Events

CST COLLOQUIUM: COVID-19 – A nasty surprise?

Thursday 9 April, 12:30 - 14:00
Online: https://maties.zoom.us/j/910393061?pwd=K2xFQUJFLzRTWlA5bXY5N0ZLaTNqdz09

CST ONLINE Colloquium: The Covid-19 Crisis and the Cape Town Drought – Joining the Dots

Thursday, April 2nd - 12:30 to 14:00
Online via Zoom link: https://maties.zoom.us/j/756605282

CST Colloquium: Social-ecological fire dynamics in the Kalahari

Thursday, March 12th - 12:30 to 14:00
CST Conference Room ~ Directions
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Blog Posts

Love in the time of Corona

I believe that love and empathy can indeed help us survive the wave of despair surging through society right now.


Perspectives on women in science

In light of International Women’s Day some of the CST team share their reflections on the place of women in science.


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