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GRIN Meeting: 1st Announcement and Call for Abstracts

The Garden Route Interface and Networking (GRIN) Meeting is an annual event taking place in the Garden Route of South Africa, providing a forum for researchers and practitioners (from anywhere in the world) interested in better understanding and managing (or navigating) social-ecological systems and their complex interactions and feedbacks. Three types of interfaces are of particular interest to GRIN deliberations: human-nature (social-ecological systems), theory-practice (scientists and managers), and social-natural (sciences).

2023-05-03T13:11:44+02:00May 3rd, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

POSITION OFFERED: Conservation Strategy Officer

A full-time position supporting the Lead of Conservation Strategy and Management. The role requires strong interpersonal and project management skills and extensive experience developing protected area management plans and conservation strategies — a great opportunity to generate positive and realised impacts on conservation practices.

2023-04-22T15:48:52+02:00April 22nd, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

SAPECS community of practice: A decade of progress in social-ecological systems research

The Southern African Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (SAPECS) is excited to share the recent publication of an article that highlights the incredible work that our team has been doing over the past decade. The article, titled "The Southern African Program on Ecosystem Change and Society: an emergent community of practice," was recently published in Ecosystems and People and is a testament to the incredible work that our team has been doing over the past decade to build capacity and knowledge in support of more sustainable, just, and equitable futures. The article provides a comprehensive overview of the development of the [...]

2023-02-20T14:08:01+02:00February 20th, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

POSITION OFFERED: Future Ecosystems for Africa Project Coordinator, WITS UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND FACULTY OF SCIENCE Future Ecosystems for Africa Project Coordinator (AD.09) Description: Future Ecosystems For Africa (https://futureecosystemsafrica.org/ ) is a research partnership between the Oppenheimer Generations Research and Conservation, the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Exeter. FEFA aims to establish, together with African project collaborators, an Africa-led, Africa-centred programme to drive change on the continent. FEFA is centred on the notion that Africa has a unique, but temporary, opportunity to guide development onto nature-supporting, rather than nature-eroding paths. Herein it prioritises ecosystem-based interventions of protection and rehabilitation, identifying whose voices need to be included [...]

2023-01-20T13:59:34+02:00January 20th, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

Experienced Postdoctoral Researcher Call: SUSTAIN PROJECT

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to lead a participatory modelling study that analyses the vulnerability of Spanish rural communities to the compounded effects of climate change, depopulation and agricultural trade, and explores the feasibility and effectiveness of vulnerability mitigation policies.

2023-01-20T13:47:58+02:00January 20th, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

UCT Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Responsive and Resilient Systems – Towards a Resilience Observatory

UCT, through the African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) and the Future Water Institute (FWI), is recruiting a postdoctoral research fellow (PDRF), who will be one several researchers in UCT’s SDG PDRF cohort.  The PDRF will undertake research that will conceptualise and scope out the potential for a Cape Town Resilience Observatory.

2023-01-16T15:27:41+02:00January 16th, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|

Post-doc position available with the SARChI Chair research group on “Interdisciplinary Science in Land and Natural Resource Use for Sustainable Livelihoods” at Rhodes University

Attention all recent PhD graduates. Applications are now open for a full-time post-doctoral position in the Department of Environmental Science at Rhodes University. Candidates who received their PhD five years ago or less are encouraged to apply. The position will start in March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

2023-01-16T15:09:04+02:00January 16th, 2023|Related News & Events, SAPECS News|
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