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2017 Call for Nominations: AGNES Grant for Junior Researchers - 29 September 2017

posted: 21 Aug 2017
We are pleased to announce that the Call for Nominations for the “AGNES Grant for Junior...

Adaptation Futures Conference - Cape Town 18-21 June 2018

posted: 08 Jan 2018
The 'Adaptation Futures 2018' conference will take place in Cape Town, South Africa between 18 -...

Adaptation Futures: Call for Abstracts and Important Dates!

posted: 08 Jan 2018
Adaptation Futures 2018 takes place from 18-21 June 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation Futures...

African Doctoral Academy - Summer school

posted: 01 Sep 2017
  January 2018 Save the Dates! Summer School 2018 - 8 - 19 January  Greetings from a warm and sunny...

Applications for Hons and Mphil programmes open until 31 October

posted: 01 Sep 2017
Application to enter either the BA Honours postgraduate or the MPhil Disaster Risk Science and Development...

Celebrating International Day for Disaster Reduction: raising awareness about disasters

posted: 20 Oct 2017
The 13th  October 2017 marked the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR). This global event was...

IRDR Young Scientists Programme: Call for applications

posted: 17 Jan 2018
Link to full webpage here In 2016, IRDR started the IRDR Young Scientists Programme, which has produced 72...

Launching new RADAR website

posted: 08 May 2017
As of 22nd of May the RADAR website went online, offering students, researchers, frontline practitioners and...

Online Resource Centre hits 1.8 million searches in less than a year

posted: 22 May 2017
The Periperi U online resources centre or online library has just hit 1 800 000 searches...

Periperi U Ignite Stage Presentation at the Global Platform, Cancun 2017

posted: 30 May 2017
Presentation by Periperi U director Dr Ailsa Holoway discussing the surge in higher education-based DRR capacity building...
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