Dr Christopher Trisos on receiving the UCT College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

17 November 2020

Dr Christopher Trisos directs the Climate Risk Lab at the African Climate and Development Initiative which integrates data and methods from environmental and social sciences to help inform rapid, just and equitable responses to the climate crisis.

A coordinating lead author on the Intergovernmental Panel on the Climate Change 6th Assessment Report, he has been recognised for outstanding scholary work and awarded the 2020 College of Fellows Young Researchers Award along with six other researchers.


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2020 Fellows of UCT

UCT’s Council established fellowships for members of permanent academic staff in recognition of original, distinguished academic work that merits special recognition.

This year, six new fellows have been recognised.

College of Fellows Young Researcher Award

The Young Researcher Award is offered annually in recognition of outstanding scholarly work by young academics who have made significant independent contributions to research in their field.

This year, seven young researchers have been recognised.

Messages from the Young Researchers