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LU's africa cooperation

SANORD Conference 11-13 September 2019 in Botswana

LU will participate in the SANORD Conference 2019 at the University of Botswana on 11-13 September.

3rd SASUF Research and Innovation Week in Uppsala 4-8 May 2020

The SASUF project will arrange the third and last research and innovation week in Uppsala 4-8 May 2020. About 400 participants from Sweden and South Africa will discuss the UN sustainable development goals within the following 6 areas:

  • Climate change, natural resources and sustainability 
  • Education for a Sustainable Society
  • Social transformation through change: Development strategies for society 
  • Understanding the burden of disease in Sweden and South Africa
  • Urbanisation and cities in the 21st Century 
  • Digital technologies, big data and cybersecurity

A call for applications for travel grants will be announced in the beginning of the autumn term 2019.

What is SASUF?
SASUF (South Africa Sweden University Forum) is a cooperation project between universities, organisations and authorities in Sweden and South Africa. LU is a partner together with 13 other Swedish and 24 South African universities. Researchers, companies, research funding and authorities are provided opportunities for cooperation to strengthen existing relationships and establish new partnerships. A third Research and Innovation Weekwill be arranged in Sweden in 2020.

Read more about SASUF

Visit the SASUF website

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