May 21, 2019
The Global Change Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, would like to appoint a post-doctoral researcher in climate change adaptation focusing on the role of youth change agents and climate change. About the job: Africa is one of…
May 16, 2019
In the latest post on Future Earth’s blog, START’s Mary Thompson-Hall and Mariama Camara bring us behind the scenes of the new ProGREEN (Promoting Gains in Renewable Energy) project. “West Africa represents a complex tapestry of connections between water, energy and food systems that…
May 15, 2019
The start of Nkulumo Zinyengere’s career was a typical first step in an academic research track, a PhD in climate change modeling. But modeling research – “performed behind a desk” as he says – felt tight. What really excited Nkulumo…
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May 07, 2019
Applications are open for the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) Winter School which will take place July 22-26 in Cape Town. The Winter School is a 1 week intensive course developed specifically for participants from developing countries and aiming to take participants…
April 29, 2019
The 4th installment of “Opportunities in Sustainability” – our twice-monthly round-up of relevant opportunities from and within the sustainability community –  is now available. To stay up-to-date with all things START, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 
April 15, 2019
When Nicholas Ozor started an African Climate Change Fellowship in 2008, he was just approaching the field of climate change research, but he had a clear goal in mind: making an impact in his continent and his country, starting from…
April 10, 2019
The 4thregional climate conference ICRC-CORDEX 2019 is accepting abstracts, registrations, and requests for financial support. The International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC)-CORDEX 2019 will be held in Beijing, China, from 14 to 18 October 2019, and will bring together the international…
March 27, 2019
English version Une réunion de lancement du projet Promouvoir les gains des énergies renouvelables (ProGREEN) a eu lieu à Dakar, au Sénégal, du 12 au 14 mars 2019. Organisée par START avec le soutien du Fonds de Recherche du Québec…
March 26, 2019
Version française An inception meeting for the Promoting Gains in Renewable Energy (ProGREEN) project took place in Dakar, Senegal on 12-14 March 2019. Convened by START and supported by the Research Fund of Québec (FRQ), this meeting marked the first…