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25 Aug 2016
The University of Twente’s Department of Governance and Technology for Sustainability (CSTM) in partnership with European Association of Development and Training Institutes (EADI), Africa Studies Centre (Leiden University) and ENERGIA invites academics, researchers and practitioners to participate in the symposium: Engendering the Energy Transition.  The symposium seeks to create a multi-...
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15 Aug 2016
Full article By Alistair Wray Modern energy services are crucial for poor people, especially women and girls, in improving wellbeing, accessing social services and promoting productive employment. Girls and women’s opportunities are often the most constrained by a lack of light and power –...
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11 Aug 2016
Extreme weather events are affecting Sri Lanka’s food security, UN reports and the country’s leaders say.
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10 Aug 2016
SESAME, a synchrotron for regional science based in Jordan, will soon ask for research proposals.
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10 Aug 2016
President Jacob Zuma, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and former anti-apartheid activist Sophie de Bruyn at the unveiling of a monument to the 1956 women’s march. GCIS Three events converge in August in South Africa: the 60th anniversary of the march by women to the...
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09 Aug 2016
This photo gallery explores communities at risk from zoonotic disease and efforts to improve their resilience.
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09 Aug 2016
Author Christine Qunta says forgiveness trumps justice in South Africa. Author supplied Book Review: Why we are not a nation, by Christine Qunta. This readable book by Christine Qunta, free of any jargon, divides into three extended essays. The first, mostly historic and political, is titled Why we are not a nation? The second essay, sociological and...
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08 Aug 2016
Milk produced by a roach species is the inspiration for the making of energy-rich food supplements.
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05 Aug 2016
New services and collaborations are making it easier for researchers to share scholarly content
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04 Aug 2016
Elsevier Chairman YS Chi shares the presentation he gave for the Global Research Council