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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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Monday, 27 September 2021
EGS welcomes its new incoming postgraduate students

On Monday 8 March we had the pleasure of welcoming our new incoming postgraduate students. We have over 50 new students into our Honours programme, and Environment, Society and Sustainability, African Climate Development Initiative and Southern Urbanism coursework Masters programmes. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 14:45
New staff appointments: EGS welcomes renowned scholar, Dr Jane Battersby

Jane’s work on urban food security, food systems and food systems governance is globally acknowledged, having won the 2017 Premio Daniel Carasso for her work on sustainable food systems and worked in consultancy and advisory roles for a number of UN Agencies and local and provincial governments

Publication Date:
Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 07:15
Emeritus Professor Michael Meadows Elected President of International Geographical Union

Emeritus Professor Michael Meadows, currently a Senior Research Scholar in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Science, was elected as President of the International Geographical Union (IGU) at its recent General Assembly, held online

Publication Date:
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 08:30
The Water Hub: From polluted water to safe reuse for growing food.

"Interesting research takes  place at this site, mostly related to bio-mimicry and natural treatment of surface runoff water from a poorly developed settlement nearby."

Publication Date:
Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 09:15

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