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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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Next German Master student in PE

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Phillip Becher visits the NMU in order to further develop YEEES topics. As a representative of the German YEEES team Phillip will attend several meetings and workshops at the NMU and will get the chance to be part of the HEDIS summer school. He aims at identifying current areas of interest in research and teaching […]

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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 Kick-off at UNAM: University of Namibia

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The YEEES Team met for the overall project kick-off. With more than 30 participants from different disciplines we successfully conducted workshops on both of the YEEES Centers, Research and Training, at the University of Namibia (UNAM). As main results we developed the basic structure for the YEEES Training Center and made a schedule for the […]

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YEEES Meeting in Germany

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After the kick-off workshop in Bonn the project partners already in Germany took the opportunity and got together for a pre-kick-off meeting in Hitzacker and Pisselberg during which the YEEES strategy, with focus on the connection of research and teaching, was elaborated. Prof. Dr. Uranio Mahanjane (UPM), Prof. Dr. Jean Greyling (NMMU) and Luise Greyling […]

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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.