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ARUA-CD PhD students participate in the Transdisciplinary International Learning Laboratory

  ARUA-CD supported two PhD students to learn transdisciplinary approaches to sustainable development in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Schorfheide-Chorin, Germany.  Sylvester Yiadom Agyei-Boachie from the University of Ghana and Purity Rima Mbaabu from the University of Nairobi, along with other university students from Germany, Canada, and South Africa, are participating in a Transdisciplinary International […]

ARUA-CD Researcher Attends 65th Session of the African Studies Association Conference

ARUA-CD affiliated researcher, Prof George Odera-Outa, hosted a panel based on the, “The Sustainability Transitions Debate: Requisite Reforms and Innovations for Africa” at the  65th session of the African Studies Association (ASA) Conference in the Pennsylvania, USA. Prof George Odera-Outa, an ARUA-CD affiliated researcher attended the  65th session of the African Studies Association (ASA) Conference […]

Meeting of ARUA Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Centre Directors

The African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) Secretariat hosted a joint meeting of ARUA universities Deputy Vice-Chancellors (Research) and Centres of Excellence Directors at the University of Ghana on 20-21 September, 2022. The ARUA Climate and Development Centre of Excellence, with a hub located at the African Climate and Development Initiative (University of Cape Town), and […]


Call for Papers: ARUA Climate Change and Inequalities Symposium

Justice in Transition – Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action 7 – 8 March 2023, Cape Town The ARUA research symposium on climate change and inequality will create spaces for innovative, transdisciplinary exchange, to facilitate novel networks and collaborations between early and mid-career researchers, senior scholars and practitioners in understanding the relationships between these […]

Opportunity Alert: Research Assistant Vacancy for TSITICA Project

Job Opportunity: Research assistant on Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action (TSITICA Project) Closing date: 20 November 2022 We are inviting applications for a part-time research assistant to assist our team working on the TSITICA project. This short-term contract is available for a period of 6 months with an option to extend for a […]

ARUA-CD Researcher Wins National Geographic Level II Research Grant

ARUA-CD researcher, Cornelius Okello, has been awarded the National Geographic Society Level II research grant. Level II Grants are extremely competitive and reserved for select projects that push the boundaries to achieve significant and tangible impact in a field. Grantees are further encouraged to provide mentorship within the Explorer community, contribute their expertise, and participate […]

Navigating a just transition to net zero emissions

ARUA-CD and TSITICA researcher, Dr Britta Rennkamp, discusses the complexities around South Africa’s path towards a just transition, addressing both the challenges and opportunities. Following South Africa’s commitment to a just transition and an ambitious climate finance deal with leaders in Europe, the UK and the United States at COP26, stakeholders across the country have […]

Opportunity Alert: Global Systems Institute/Geography– PhD (Funded)

Modelling the resilience of ecosystem service provision in African landscapes, Global Systems Institute/Geography– PhD (Funded) Application deadline: 4 March 2022 African landscapes are changing rapidly in response to climatic change and increasing pressures on natural resources to support a rapidly growing population. Models represent one of the most important tools we have for understanding the […]

Opportunity Alert: OWSD PhD Fellowships

The Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) is offering a PhD fellowship to women scientists from science- and technology-lagging countries (STLCs) to undertake PhD research in the natural, engineering and information technology sciences at a host institute in another developing country in the Global South. The programme is administered with funds […]