All systems go for annual Eco Health and Wellbeing Research Conference

Belinda Bantham -- Tue, 11/06/2018 - 09:38

All systems go for annual Eco Health and Wellbeing Research Conference

To complement research in multidisciplinary environments on eco-health and wellbeing topics, the North-West University (NWU) is hosting the 9th annual Eco Health and Wellbeing Research Conference on 15 and 16 November 2018.

The conference provides an opportunity for, especially Higher Education and Training (HET) research initiatives, done in multidisciplinary ways.

Researchers and experts in the fields of eco-health and human wellness will meet at the Lords Signature Hotel in Meyerton, Gauteng to discuss and debate a series of topics.

The keynote speaker is Prof Henk Bouwman from the NWU’s Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, and the topic will be: “Plastics, community, environment, and the economy of South Africa.”

During the course of the two-day conference a total of 20 academic papers will be delivered by experts from various institutions of higher learning and national governance structures. These include, among others: the NWU, the University of Limpopo, Tshwane University of Technology, UNISA and Rhino Connect.

For more information send an email to Lauren.Hobbs@nwu.ac.za or Lebo.Serobane@nwu.ac.za .

*The conference facilitator is Prof Elize van Eeden, the acting deputy director of the School of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Humanities.