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YEEES-PhD / Postdoc Research Stay — Call

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The inter- and transdisciplinary project YEEES is looking for PhD candidates interested in a research stay in one of our partner countries: Germany, Mozambique, Namibia or South Africa (pls check our Partner Universities). Our project especially elaborates on the resilience of cities/ peri-urban areas and entrepreneurship, while focusing challenges in various areas, e.g. agriculture, education, […]

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Call for papers! YEEES Track at the BUIS Tage 2018

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For the first time there will be a track on sustainability entrepreneurship at the BUIS Tage, 20. Tagung der Fachgruppe Betriebliche Umweltinformationssysteme (BUIS) in der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., an established conference on environmental informatics. This time’s focus will be on „Smart Citites / Regions – Technische, wirtschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Innovationen“, while the sustainability entrepreneurship […]

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ICT for good? Dr. Brenda Scholz talks about challenges and the potential of ICT based solutions

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In today’s lecture “Connecting Science, Responsibility and Society Dr. Brenda Scholz, Head of Department of Computing Science at the Nelson Mandela University gave a super interesting talk on the importance of ICT in society and how ICT based innovations can contribute to sustainable socioecological change. Thanks, Brenda, for sharing your experience, providing impressive examples and […]

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YEEES Research Center at the G-Forum

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Two papers with first results from YEEES research groups got accepted for presentation at the G-Forum, 21. Interdisziplinäre Jahreskonferenz zu Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Mittelstand, in Wuppertal. Under the overall topic of the conference „Sustainable Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: Wie werden nachhaltige unternehmerische Aktivitäten in einem regionalen Ökosystem durch Kontextfaktoren unterstützt bzw. behindert?” YEEES members were able to […]

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YEEES meets HEDIS

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From June 26th to 29th representatives of YEEES (Jantje Halberstadt, Ali Akyol and Steve Szewzcuk) attended a workshop offered by HEDIS (Hub for Education on ICT for Sustainability, founded by DAAD) in Oldenburg. ‘We discovered several tasks that the projects can work on together and agreed on sharing knowledge that will be gained within our […]

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Research Group Leader at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Johannesburg, Stefan Szewczuk visits Germany

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Stefan Szewzcuk holds a BSc degree in Aeronautical Engineering and an MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and an MBA from the Herriot-Watt University in Scotland. At present he is the Research Group Leader for the Rural Energy & Economic Development group in the Built Environment at the CSIR. Stefan’s […]

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YEEES Presentation at the BUIS Conference in Magdeburg

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On May 11th and 12th, 2017 representatives of the YEEES Project presented at the BUIS Conference in Magdeburg (19. Tagung der Fachgruppe Betriebliche Umweltinformationssysteme der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.). This event is hosted by the official club on environmental informatics and this year’s motto was Smart Sustainability (http://buis2017.cs.ovgu.de/). The presentation led to fruitful discussions on […]

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Kick-off workshop: ‘Promoting measures for research and integrated postgraduate education and training’ in Bonn

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The kick-off workshop:“Partnerships for sustainable solutions with sub-Saharan Africa: Promoting measures for research and integrated postgraduate education and training” took place in Bonn, Germany, on December 1st and 2nd 2016. Upon invitation of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), more than 50 scientists from german and african institutes, organisations and companies participated.