CST Colloquium: Development of a scenario-based approach for responding to change in fishery systems – a case study in small-scale fisheries

Louise’s current interdisciplinary work focuses on marine social-ecological systems (SESs) and fisheries specifically within the context of South Africa. Her research, taking a systems view, focuses on using integrative and iterative methods to promote understanding of and inform decision-making in marine SESs at various scales of interaction.

TENTRANS Workshop: an official side event at Windaba 2019

The research project on ‘Tendering Sustainable energy Transition’ also known as TENTRANS will present a workshop at the 9th Annual Windaba Conference and Exhibition. One of two side-events hosted by Windaba, the TENTRANS Workshop aims to provide for an opportunity to interrogate its research and make suggestions for how to guide it going forward. The

Anthropocene Dialogue: Advancing resilience assessments – The social dimensions of electricity supply in South Africa

The evidence that humans are now a major geological power, introduces a significant paradigm shift in how we theorise about our place in this world, but more importantly, also has implications for deciding how to act and plan interventions. 

CST Colloquium: The projected timing of ecological disruption from climate change

Christopher will present projections of  future ecological disruption due to climate warming throughout the 21st century, suggesting abrupt disruption beginning before 2030 in tropical oceans, spreading to higher latitudes by 2050, and having a global mean in the 2070s under a ‘business-as-usual’ scenario.

Re-humanising complexity: Conceptual and practical implications for anticipating new frontiers in complex systems research

Please join us for a talk at the SU Museum, 52 Ryneveld Street. Dr Rika Preiser Senior Researcher Centre for Complex Systems in Transition At the turn of the century, the field of complex systems research was still rather marginal. Developments in the natural sciences since the 1950s largely influenced the theories and practical applications

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