Oxford University’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), in conjunction with ALU’s School of Wildlife Conservation (SOWC), has announced the award of 4 prestigious scholarships funding attendance at a global conservation meeting in Oxford next year.
Terence Chambati, Nqobizitha Ndlovu, Noel Mbise and Edwin Tambara, all students in our Conservation MBA program, will participate in the WildCRU Conservation Geopolitics Forum, March 19th-22nd 2019, at Worcester College, Oxford. Additionally, Dr. Francis Vorhies, SOWC’s Director of Academics will also be presenting. The Forum will assemble leading figures from the world of conservation, including academics, practitioners and policymakers. Through an innovative mix of plenary sessions, specialist paper sessions, and workshops, it will enable discussions about conservation geopolitics that transcend disciplinary boundaries.
As well as attending the conference, each scholarship awardee will present a paper to a key working group, Terence Chambati and Nqobizitha Ndlovu to a session on Conservation Marketing, and Noel Mbise and Edwin Tambara in a session on Tourism. The scholarships are provided with the kind support of the Turner-Kirk fund.
Professor David Macdonald CBE, Director of the WildCRU, commented: “I am delighted to announce these scholarships because the missions of WildCRU and ALU match perfectly, and WildCRU’s Conservation Geopolitics Forum will be the perfect melting pot to create a new generation of conservation thinkers”.
To read more about this please visit WildCru’s website here.