Africa
Transdisciplinary
Network

Transdisciplinary responses to grand challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. A space for like-minded people to engage in conversations on wicked problems and alternative creative methodologies to positively impact wicked problems through sharing knowledge, networks, and resources.

Africa

Transdisciplinary

Network

Transdisciplinary responses to grand challenges in the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. A space for like-minded people to engage in conversations on wicked problems and alternative creative methodologies to positively impact wicked problems through sharing knowledge, networks, and resources.

Why a transdisciplinary network?

The purpose of this network is:

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Conversation

To create a platform to stimulate conversations on transdisciplinary work.

Connect

To connect people with interest in transdisciplinary work to share resources and knowledge.

Examples

To discuss real-life case studies and examples in transdisciplinary work.

To learn more about the Africa Conference on Transdisciplinarity, download our book here:

Who will be interested in the

Africa Transdisciplinary Network

  • Practitioners who are doing grass-roots disciplinary work.
  • Organisations who want to impact wicked problems.
  • Researchers who engage in transdisciplinary approaches.
  • Students interested in transdisciplinary research.
  • Communities engaged in or interested in sustainable community development.

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Our Blog

Author PURE – MHRP Ganyesa Trip

Author PURE – MHRP Ganyesa Trip

Compiled by Mr. Aderemi OyejideResearch Psychology Intern The purpose of the trip to Ganyesa between the 10th to 14th of October 2022 was to follow up AUTHeR’s collaborations with the Primary Health Clinics, Community Health centers, and the district hospital...

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Research Phronesis for PhD students

Research Phronesis for PhD students

By Germari Kruger Phronesis is the practical wisdom a person learns throughout his life. It's the things books miss and conversations skim over. In a research context, phronesis was almost unheard of, but in recent years an interest has developed in the academic...

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Supporting South Africa with Transdisciplinary Research

Supporting South Africa with Transdisciplinary Research

By Prof Petra BesterResearch Director for AUTHeR Habitually switching to the 7 pm news today promises to unfold the grim realities in South Africa. I anticipate this heaviness of overwhelmed gloom and yet succumb to the call. “Good evening, fellow South Africans, and...

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Transdisciplinary in a changing world

Transdisciplinary in a changing world

Christelle Liversage Currently, the world is a sea of tumultuous change and transformation. When struggling in these waters of uncertainty, we often direct our limited-knowledge-rescue-buoys towards preventing drowning instead of drawing from a diverse pool of...

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Personal Profile Dr Beth Engelbrecht

Personal Profile Dr Beth Engelbrecht

Dr Beth Engelbrecht is an Emeritus Head of Department of the Western Cape Health Department, an Honorary Associate Professor of UCT School of Public Health, involved in the Oliver Tambo leadership Program, and Faculty member for the Institute of Health Improvement...

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Prioritising People and Rapid learning during COVID-19

Prioritising People and Rapid learning during COVID-19

Beth Engelbrecht (UCT School of Public Health, IHI Faculty), Context The global COVID-19 pandemic challenges health care organisations with unprecedented disruption, uncertainty, complexity, and rapid change. High levels of burnout in healthcare workers prior to the...

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Africa Conference on Transdisciplinarity

Africa Conference on Transdisciplinarity

The Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research(AUTHeR) within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the North-West University proudly hosted the first Africa Conference on Transdisciplinarity as an online event on 4 August 2021 with over 500 registered delegates....

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