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.
As SA teeters on the brink of full-blown energy disaster, it’s vital the right decisions are made – now
Ours is a highly complex energy system that has been pushed to extremes. If it starts to collapse, it will be much harder to steer the energy transition in the right direction. We missed three crucial decision points — in 1999, 2015-17 and 2019. Let’s learn from these.
CST COLLOQUIUM: The Resilience of Wildlife Ranching in a Changing WorldThursday 29 September 2022
13:00 - 14:00
CST COLLOQUIUM: South Africa’s just transition and its ramifications for AfricaThursday 15 September 2022
13:00 - 14:00
MPhil 2023 Info SessionFriday, 3 September 2022, 09:00 - 11:00
Climate change and the urgency to transform food systems
New processes and governance arrangements are urgently needed for dealing with potential trade-offs among mitigation options and their food security implications.
When is transdisciplinarity an appropriate research methodology?
Transdisciplinarity distinguishes itself from mono-, multi- and inter-disciplinarity in that it – as research methodology – has developed specific principles, practices and methods of co-producing knowledge with social partners when facing real-world problem situations that are too complex to tackle with theoretical knowledge alone.
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