Pippin Anderson ran the African Center for Cities’ Urban Ecology CitiLab between 2009 and 2012. This formed the basis of a Special Issue in the journal Ecology and Society (Volume 17, 2012, http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8697) which she co-edited with Thomas Elmqvist of the Stockholm Resilience Center.
Since her employment with the ACC she has gone on to take a full time lectureship in the Department of Environmental and Geographical Science at UCT.
She still retains a close affiliation with the ACC through her research work on plant functional traits in the urban context in association with the MOVE project and in ongoing work relating to her interest in transdisciplinarity.
Pippin Anderson, Mercy Brown-Luthango, Anton Cartwright, Ismail Farouk, Warren Smit September 30, 2013
Brokering Communities of Knowledge & Practice: Reflections on The African Centre for Cities’ Citylab
Calls for greater engagement between academia and society to address mounting societal problems per- sist. The African Centre for Cities, a University of Cape Town research entity, set up the CityLab pro- gramme to broker interdisciplinary engagement, both across academic disciplines and between academia and broader society, to engage with the issues pertinent to sustainable […]