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Applications are now open for the ACCESS "Habitable Planet" Undergraduate training workshops

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?

2019 ADA Winter School applications now open

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.

UFH and UCT share notes on early career academics

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.