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EGS students scooped best presentation awards at SASAS 2018 Conference
The Environmental and Geographical Science Department post graduate students and staff recently attended the 34th Annual Conference of South African Society for Atmospheric Science. This year’s conference theme was titled “interactions between the...
Whose nature is it Anyway?
Field trips always provide extra food for thought where debates in the classroom come to life in the face of lived realities in the city
Congratulations! EGS students shine in the M&G 200 YOUNG South Africans list
And so, the project of highlighting 200 young South Africans every year is important to the M...
Witness in Nature
Witness Kozanayi (photo attached), a PhD student in the Bio-economy Chair in the EGS Department, was recently featured in a Nature interview about the historical, cultural and spiritual significance of baobab trees across Africa
Comparing Estauries with China
Knysna News- A delegation of Chinese professors and students have partnered up with UCT's professor Mike Meadows and students to gather and collect information from the Knysna estuary in a comparative study with the Yangtze estuary, which is one of...
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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
The 2017 Society of South African Geographers Student (SSAG) conference

The 2017 Student conference opened with the theme of “Geography and the Environment for Sustainable Development”, hosted by the University of Mpumalanga from the 18th- 21st of June.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:45
Voices for BioJustice - New Project Launched

The Bio-economy SARChI Chair, Associate Professor Rachel Wynberg, is one of the leaders of a newly initiated project - Voices for BioJustice: Establishing a Community of Practice on Equitable and Sustainable Biodiversity Use and Commercialisation.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 08:45
Masters class night away

The Environment, Society and Sustainability Masters class recently spent a night away together getting to know each other better. We went for a hike on Table Mountain and then had fun preparing a meal together. This class of students comes from all over and it was fun to share experiences, environmental concerns, talk through research ideas, and generally get to know each other better.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 09:45
International food security prize for Battersby-Lennard

Addressing food insecurity can improve health, develop a more inclusive economy and increase environmental sustainability, says Premio Daniel Carasso prize winner Dr Jane Battersby-Lennard from the African Centre for Cities in the Department of Environmental & Geographical Science at UCT.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 14:00

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