SAVE THE DATE – Launch of the World Social Science Report 2016: Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World

The World Social Science Report 2016: Challenging Inequalities – Pathways to a Just World will be launched on Thursday, 22 September 2016, at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden. The event is hosted by the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences (SSEESS). Never before has inequality been so high on the agenda […]

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Nicole de Wet awarded WZB-ISSC Global Scholarship

Dr Nicole de Wet, a South African researcher working on demography and population studies, has been awarded a Fellowship through the WZB (Berlin Social Science Center)-ISSC Global Fellowship Scheme. Nicole de Wet’s research will focus on family formation and economic insecurity among youth in South Africa, and she will take up her four-month Fellowship in […]

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Transdisciplinary Training Programme workshops 2016 – reflections and recommendations

A new report highlights reflections and recommendations for a transdisciplinary training programme, following national and regional workshops that took place earlier this year in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The report provides an overview of the workshop training content, with sections on why transdisciplinary research is need and what it entails; ontological, epistemological and methodological considerations; and research […]

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