SARChI Chair Events

Task 36 of The International Energy Agency – Bioenergy | 29 - 30 Nov

This workshop forms part of a series on “Sustainability Indicators and Public Acceptance: Using participatory design and weighing methods to develop sustainability metrics/ indicators for the assessment of waste management systems.


UKZN teamed up with Johnson & Johnson and the WiSTEM2D initiative to honour the University’s top-performing STEM students. Four inspirational speakers shared their journeys in science, motivating South Africa’s next generation of female scientists to continue to excel in their chosen disciplines.

Building a sustainable future for South Africa

The nexus of waste and climate change is not explicitly quantified nor addressed in current policies at national/ local levels. The SARChI Chair for Waste and Climate Change at UKZN, provides evidence-based research to policymakers in matters of mitigating the impacts that the waste sector has on climate change,

Rethinking Urban Futures

This Italy-South Africa collaborative workshop (under the Aegis of the Italian Embassy) was held on the Italian Research Day on the topic of Rethinking Urban Futures: Building the Sustainable African City of Tomorrow.

21 years of Environmental Engineering

Prof Cristina Trois, SARChI Chair for Climate Change and Waste Management, celebrates 21 years of Environmental Engineering with some of her past students and UKZN alumni. Hear from past UKZN students on how they have been shaping the discourse of environmental sustainability over the past 21 years.

In this webinar, Prof Trois chairs a discussion on “Shaping the discourse of environmental sustainability”.

Past students from the last 20 years share their experiences in environmental sustainability.