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Dr. Bianca Currie
Lecturer and Director: Sustainability Research Unit (SRU)
Tel: 044 801 5121

Ms Luzanne Visagie
SRU Administrative Coordinator
Tel: 044 801 5127

SRU Members

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Research Projects

The SRU collaborates with many institutions and gatekeepers, including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; University of Stellenbosch; Rhodes University and the Stockholm Resilience Centre.



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About us

The Sustainability Research Unit is home to a group of critical thinkers dedicated to promoting the sustainability and resilience of social-ecological systems. View our SRU Strategic Plan

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Capability Statement

A locally and internationally relevant centre for ecosystems and society, the Nelson Mandela University’s Sustainability Research Unit collaborates in user inspired research, teaching and learning, community engagement and consultation.

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The SRU is constantly embarking on academic endeavours to further various disciplines.



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Postgraduate Opportunities

Master’s/ PhD Opportunity at Nelson Mandela University’s Sustainability Research Unit


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Feedback on the most recent conferences SRU members attended.


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Baboon Project

Baboon Research Project led by Dr. ChloƩ Guerbois.


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Garden Route Interface & Networking Meeting 


For feedback on previous GRIN Meetings, click the more info link below.



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Due to Covid-19, all SRU events have been suspended untill further notice.

Community Projects

Working Towards a Community Vision for Landscape Management - Consultation Feedback Report. View our feedback here.


TRC Community Hack Day 2018



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