The International Transdisciplinarity Conference in 2017 is co-organised by Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and the Network for Transdisciplinary Research of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences.
Contributions from all fields and research cultures are invited.
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The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) jointly with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) hosted the 12th Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA). The meeting which brought together 150 representatives from over 22 African science academies met from 6 to 9 November 2016 to deliberate on poverty reduction on the continent and the challenges faced by Africa due to extreme poverty.
There was also representation from the Global Young Academy with 15 young academies from seven different countries in Africa.
Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa - Training Event on Transdisciplinary Research
As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” programme, ICSU-NASAC-ISSC launched a call for pre-proposals on “Understanding the Energy - Health - Natural Disasters nexus in the urban context in Africa." Following the call, 35 pre-proposals were selected to attend a training event on integrated research, and this took place on 3-7 October 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.