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Opportunity Alert: Research Assistant Vacancy for TSITICA Project

Job Opportunity: Research assistant on Transforming Social Inequalities Through Inclusive Climate Action (TSITICA Project) Closing date: 19th September 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 […]

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How can we improve our teaching on climate change?

The field of climate change is relatively recent and rapidly changing. Within this context, a multitude of challenges exist for lecturers trying to keep their curricula current. However, new teaching tools and approaches are emerging that can support lecturer efforts.  During 2021 ARUA-CD ran a workshop series with lecturers from multiple institutions in Southern, West […]

ARUA-CD Climate Resilient African Landscapes Webinar and Workshop

On 13 and 22 October the ARUA Centre of Excellence in Climate & Development as part of a ARUA-UKRI Partnership and Network (SPaN) project hosted a two day event centered on the Special Issue on “Collaboration and Multi-Stakeholder Engagement in Landscape Governance and Management in Africa: Lessons from Practice”, published in the Land I in […]

Welcoming Cornelius Okello to the ARUA-CD family

ARUA-CD welcomes Dr Cornelius Okello to the team! Cornelius is a freshwater researcher who is joining ARUA-CD to begin a new project which aims to co-design a new water management framework for coastal freshwater systems on Lamu Island, Kenya. The project highlights the importance of addressing the disconnect between researchers and communities to help create […]

PRIMED project hosts international workshop

In March 2021, the PRIMED project Partnerships for Resilience through Innovation and Integrated Management of Emergencies and Disasters (PRIMED) team held a workshop with international constituents to discuss how PRIMED’s research can become more useful for people in other parts of the world, and to learn about additional practices and processes that could inform their […]