The Risk and Vulnerability Centre Science (RVSC) at the University of Fort Hare is offering bursaries for Masters and Ph.D students interested in conducting research within a broad area of Global Change studies shown in the table below.
The Risk and Vulnerability Centre Science (RVSC) at the University of Fort Hare seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow to commence in May, 2019. This position will support on-going research activities within a broad area of Global Change studies. This includes:
Climate risk and vulnerability mapping in terms of food and water security
The L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Sub-Saharan Africa programme aims to promote and encourage young African women in science. This programme identifies and rewards talented young female scientists in the field of Formal sciences, Life sciences, Environmental sciences, Physical sciences, Engineering and Technological sciences
The OWSD Early Career Fellowship is a prestigious award of up to USD 50,000 offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute in one of the listed Science and Technology Lagging Countries (STLCs).
The Applied Centre for Climate and Earth System Science (ACCESS) will be hosting a workshop from the 4th to the 14th July 2019, in partnership with the University of Fort Hare. The workshop explores the following question: In an age where thousands of planets have been discovered, why is the Earth unique in being the only one known to be habitable?
The two week long Doctoral School aims to offer high impact research design and methodology training, as well as options in academic preparedness and career development. The Schools are open to doctoral candidates (current and prospective), their supervisors and researchers in general. Members of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) can now apply for CPD (Continuing Professional Development) points of 30 per week, and a maximum of 30 per school.
Dr Breier from the UCT Research Office implored early career academics and researchers who attended a workshop on 8 February 2019 to seek ways to plan their career paths. Dr Leocadia Zhou, Director of the Risk & Vulnerability Science Centre (RAVAC) organized the workshop as part of a collaborative international project of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), supported by DFID funding.