LATEST FROM THE ASSOCIATION OF COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITIES (ACU)

UC is a member of the ACU. Their latest news (summarised below) is available on their website.

This month:

  1. Haseeb Md Irfanullah from the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh writes for us about the importance of research-to-action projects, which he is facilitating for the Commonwealth Futures Climate Research Cohort
  2. Help us show the world what universities are doing for our planet
  3. HR in HE Community Challenge Grants – applications now open
  4. UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2021 – SDG Learn workshop with the SDG Academy
  5. The Internationalist podcast – series two out now!
  6. Call for expressions of interest: Climate-U research affiliate opportunity
  7. PhD opportunity: Advance your research on Commonwealth themes with a Routledge/Round Table Commonwealth Studentship
  8. What skills do students and staff need for the digital future?
  9. Using insects to fight food insecurity
  10. Digital transformation in higher education: past and present
  11. Finding local solutions to global problems: Dr Salom Gnana Thanga Vincent.  At the University of Kerala, professor and Blue Charter alumna Dr Salom Vincent is tackling unchecked plastic waste accumulation from the bottom up. Witnessing the growing plastics crisis, Salom – a biologist by training – applied for a Blue Charter Fellowship to pursue marine plastics research in search of solutions.

Noho ora mai

Karen Mather  (she/her)

Pūmanawa Tangata | People and Culture

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