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.
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