SANORD-SAFINET Webinar on Collaboration in Health and Well-being

Tampere University in Finland invites Southern African higher education institutions’ staff and students to participate in a webinar on collaboration in health and well-being on 17 June at 12:00-14:00 CAT/SAST 13:00-15:00 EEST. 

Neuro-Innovation PhD Programmes

The University of Eastern Finland invites applications for seven Early Stage Researcher (Doctoral Student) positions in the EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Cofund DP project Neuro-Innovation: Research and innovation for brain health throughout life.

2021 Brian O’Connell (BOC) Scholarship Programme

SANORD is proud to announce the 2021 Call for Applications for the BOC Scholarship Programme is now open to all our members.

2021 THEME GROUP PROJECTS

SANORD is proud to announce the 2021 Call for Proposals for Seed Funding is now open to all our members.

SANORD 3MT- Competition 2021

Call open for SANORD universities to submit letter of interest.

SANORD 2021 – Updated

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation the SANORD board has decided to hold the entire conference on a digital platform. The programme will be restructured and shortened, but we will keep the same dates 7- 10 September 2021.

Bergen Summer Research School 2021

The annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) for PhD students and junior researchers takes place 7-17 June 2021 as a full digital event and free of charge for participants.

Swedish Institute Scholarships for South Africa (SISSA)

Opens for applications 8 February – The call for SI scholarships for master’s studies in Sweden, starting in the autumn of 2021 has been now published.

Tampere Smart City Week – virtual conference

Grow smarter in a week!

Inauguration of UWC Press and Book launch

Inauguration of UWC Press and Book launch Date: 5 November 2020 Time: 18h00 (SA time) The event will be followed by the launch of the […]

POSTPONEMENT of 2020 SANORD Research and Scholarship Calls

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected programmes and affected international face-toface collaboration across our organisation.

A Study Commissioned for Development Policy

Connecting Africa – Perspectives for Energy, Transport, Digitalisation and Research and Innovation

Plug-in campus promotes cross-cultural learning, innovation

The Future Tech Lab, a plug-in campus set up within the main campus of the University of Namibia (UNAM) in Windhoek by Finnish higher education institution the University of Turku (UTU) is not only helping to produce local software engineers but is at the forefront of student-led cross-cultural innovation through its remote linking of student collaborators in Namibia and Finland.

Psychology of Racism in the Light of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Psychologists, Prof Norman Duncan, Prof Shose Kessi & Prof Kopano Ratele and moderated by Prof Garth Stevens.

Garth Newman Psychology

An e-book to help parents and kids deal with the scary and inevitable return to school, and anxiety in general.

Support staff and long shadow implications of COVID-19

How prepared are university administrators to keep pace with the new (intangible) normal?

Education and Empathy in the time of Covid-19

A letter by Umesh Bawa – Director: International Relations , University of the Western Cape

UWC welcome Howest

A Zoom Classroom which would enhance digital engagement in real-time was formally launched.

SANORD letter of solidarity

SANORD supports all our nations targeted interventions to protect the health, livelihood and safety of the citizenry.

2019 Brian O’Connell Scholarship Programme Results

The results of the Brian O’Connell Scholarship programme have been announced. The five scholarship recipients will travel to their academic destinations in 2020!

2019 Theme Group Projects Results

The results of the 2019 Theme Group Projects funding programme have been announced. Six research projects were awarded.

13th SANORD Annual Scientific Conference -Postponed

The 13th SANORD Annual Scientific Conference will take place in Bergen, Norway, in September 2020. The hosts, University of Bergen and Western Norway University of Applied Sciences are already preparing!

SANORD Internship 2020

SANORD invites students from their network of Nordic institutions to work at the SANORD Central Office based at the University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

SANORD 3MT- Competition 2020

September 2019 – call opens for SANORD universities to submit letter of interest.

[Application Closed] 2019 Theme Group Projects call for applications

SANORD is proud to announce a new Call for Applications is now open.

[Application Closed] 2019BRIAN O’ CONNELL (BOC) Scholarship Programme

Vice chancellors from Nordic and Southern African institutions with SANORD leadership participating at the conference

Call for Proposals to host the 2021 and 2022 Annual Conferences

SANORD Board is pleased to inform you that the Call for Proposals to host the 2021 and 2022 Annual Conferences are now open.

Theme Group Projects 2018 Results

SANORD is proud to announce that the following projects were awarded research funding to the value of R60 000.

The 2019 International Conference – Botswana

The 12th SANORD Annual Scientific Conference was hosted by the University of Botswana in Gaborone, Botswana. The theme; “Role of Higher Education in Forging Sustainable Livelihoods” was selected because of its alignment to the Strategic Development Goals (SDGs).

The 11th annual international Conference

Vice chancellors from Nordic and Southern African institutions with SANORD leadership participating at the conference

Universities’ Role in Society Discussed at SANORD Visit

On Monday, 13 August, academics from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania visited the University of Turku.

University of Turku Establishes Degree Programme in Namibia 

Vice chancellors from Nordic and Southern African institutions with SANORD leadership participating at the conference

University of Turku Graduate School Doctoral Programmes

funded doctoral candidate positions and/or the right to study for a doctoral degree

SANORD 2018 CONFERENCE – Day 1

Some pics from the SANORD 2018 conference

SANORD 2018 CONFERENCE – Registration Open

We are happy to announce that registration is now open for SANORD 2018 conference. University of Jyväskylä, Finland will be hosting this year´s conference on 15 – 17 August, 2018.

The 11th International SANORD conference 15 – 17 August 2018 Jyväskylä, Finland

We are happy to announce that registration is now open for SANORD 2018 conference. University of Jyväskylä, Finland will be hosting this year´s conference on 15 – 17 August, 2018.

Theme Group Projects for seed funding for 2017

The SANORD Board is pleased to announce the awarded Theme Group Projects for seed funding for 2017.

REPORT on the SANORD Conference in Uppsala, Sweden September 7-9, 2016

Considering the environment UU decided that there was no printed abstract book, only a short printed programme.

“Hosting High-Level Researchers” of the French National Research Agency

This funding instrument is open to scientists from all scientific fields and enables researchers from any country to carry out an ambitious research project in a reputable institution in France.

Theme Group Projects 2014

The SANORD Board is pleased to announce the awarded Theme Group Projects for seed funding for 2016.

Research Scholarship 2009

SANORD is a deliberately low-budget organisation, designed to make the best use of synergies with activities at all member institutions.

Dear all friends of the SANORD community. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation the SANORD board has decided to hold the entire conference on a digital platform. The programme will be restructured and shortened, but we will keep the same dates 7- 10 September 2021.

Information about participant fee and registration will be announced during February 2021.

If you have handed in an abstract for the 2020 conference, you can choose to keep this for the 2021 digital conference or submit a new abstract. The new submission deadline is 1 May 2021.

sincerely,
SANORD conference Committee

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