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Collaborative Research Grants for Early-Career Researchers in Africa

ICSU New LogoICSU, together with NASAC and the ISSC, will support 10 research projects across Africa. These projects are expected to generate new solutions-oriented knowledge that will help develop new urban paradigms in Africa and make African cities more resilient, adaptable and healthier. This is the first call in a five-year, 5 million Euro project that seeks to increase the production of high quality, integrated (inter- and transdisciplinary), solutions-oriented research on global sustainability by early career scientists in Africa.

Deadline: August 15, 2016

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Global Carbon Project Workshop on Assessing Urban Resilience

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The Global Carbon Project (GCP), in collaboration with RMIT University, the Urbanization and Global Environmental Change Project, the Urban Climate Change Research (UCCRN) Network and IR3S, is organizing a workshop on Tools and Indicators for Assessing Urban Resilience on December 7-10, 2015 at the University of Tokyo, Japan.

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How to Apply :

If you are interested in taking part in this workshop, please submit your applications electronically, and in one file, to: sharifi.ayyoob@nies.go.jp.

The application file should include:

  • A CV of no more than 3 pages, including information about education, publications, and work experience.
  • A concise abstract of the work you would present at the workshop.
  • An abstract of any publications related to the workshop agenda.

Closing date for applications: September 30, 2015.

GCP has secured funding from Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) and NIES to support participants, including a limited number of young/early-career scientists.

To be eligible for funding, you have to be:

  • A citizen and resident of one of these countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam; and,
  • An early career researcher, under 40 years of age, who holds a PhD degree or is a graduate student with an equivalent level of research experience.