Participate at a Forum in South Africa!
Possibility for researchers at Uppsala University to participate in the 2nd South Africa – Sweden Research & Innovation week in May 2019.
The South Africa – Sweden University Forum (SASUF) is a forum funded by STINT, the South African National Research Foundation and the South African Department of Higher Education. The forum brings together 13 Swedish and 23 South African universities to develop collaboration in research, education and innovation.
The first Research and Innovation Week took place in South Africa in May 2018, the second week in May 2019. The third Research and Innovation Week will take place at Uppsala University, in May 2020.
It will include 6 parallel research seminars on the following themes:
Theme 1: Climate change, natural resources and sustainability.
Theme 2: Education for a sustainable society.
Theme 3: Social transformation through change: Knowledge and social development strategies for society.
Theme 4: Understanding the burden of disease in Sweden and South Africa and its impact on the health systems of the two countries in the future.
Theme 5: Urbanisation and cities in the 21st century.
Theme 6: Digital technologies, big data, and cybersecurity.
The week will also include outreach and innovation events.
For more information about the forum and the themes, please see www.sasuf.org
A joint declaration was taken by the participating universities. The declaration was given to the Minister for Higher Education and Research, Matilda Ernkrans.