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EGS welcomes its new incoming postgraduate students
We ran our orientation programme via our UCT’s VULA platform and with a number of Zoom meet ups. Dr Jore von Holdt, who convenes our Honours programme, sent us all on a Zoom speed-dating exercise
EGS welcomes renowned scholar, Dr Jane Battersby
Welcome to Dr Jane Battersby, who joins the department from UCT’s African Centre for Cities where she has been leading the urban food cluster. Jane’s work over the last 13 years has used food as a lens
Emeritus Professor Michael Meadows Elected President of International Geographical Union
Emeritus Professor Meadows is proud to be only the second person from an African country to be elected as IGU President in almost 100 years.
The Water Hub: From polluted water to safe reuse for growing food
The Water Hub in Franschhoek is an urban living lab where research is being undertaken by members of the EGS Department and Future Water Institute at UCT. The researchers are learning how to work with nature rather than against it.
Peninsula Paddle 2020: Journey of hope
Each year the paddle is a reminder about this message and each year the paddle encourages action to be taken to address the problem by civic organisations and the City of Cape Town
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Thursday, 22 April 2021
EGS plays host to Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO ) 2018

In September 2018 the EGS Department had the pleasure of hosting the Urban Biodiversity and Design (URBIO) biennial meeting

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:45
Congratulations Kolosa, Lillian and Stefaan!

The standard of presentations at the 2018 EGS Colloquium  was excellent, but these three stood out among their peers

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 11:30
Whose nature is it Anyway?

The urban ecology class recently went on a fieldtrip around Cape Town where they were exposed to a variety of different kinds of urban nature....

Publication Date:
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 08:30
PHD "Witness" on Africa's majestic baobab trees that are mysteriously dying

Witness has recently submitted his PhD on the governance of baobab in Zimbabwe.

Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 - 08:00

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