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04 September 2017

Climate Communication Workshop

The Global Change Institute (GCI) and the University of Leeds recently co-hosted a successful Climate Communication Workshop in Cape Town for early career researchers.

After a rigorous selection process 12 South African and 11 British early career researchers were selected to attend the workshop. The delegates selected were affiliated to various universities and science councils in SA and the UK. Representatives from the Departments of Environmental Affairs and the British Council also attended the workshop.Mentors from left to right: Professor Coleen Vogel (GCI), Dr Katharine Vincent (Kulima Consulting), Dr Rachel James (UK mentor) and Professor Suraje Desai (University of Leeds)

Mentors Dr Admire Nyamwanza (HSRC – SA), Dr Katharine Vincent (Kulima Consulting – SA), Dr Joseph Daron (Met Office – UK) and Dr Rachel James (UK), together with Profs Vogel and Desai designed an engaging and interactive three day workshop for early career researchers from the UK and SA.

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