- IA Topic : Water
Excerpt:This year’s World Food Day Colloquium highlights the specific role of water to improve global food security. The Colloquium will stimulate the debate regarding water strategies, especially in agriculture. Water efficiency is an integral part of this discussion as agriculture accounts for more than 70% of water used worldwide. ...
Excerpt:The Global Water System Project and its International Project Office based in Bonn, Germany, is organizing an international conference on "Water in the Anthropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance. Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System", to be held from 21-24 May, 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
Excerpt:The Center for Development Research at University of Bonn, Germany, is offering a senior researcher and a junior researcher position within the Project "Delta Information System for Geoenvironmental and Human Habitat Transition (DELIGHT)".
Excerpt:The Joint Research Centre in Ispar (Italy) is inviting applications for a position as senior researcher to work on economic assessment of water resources. The deadline for applications is 17 March, 2013.
Excerpt:The European Commission is organising an Info Day on the FP7 Environment Research in the specific field of "water innovation demonstration" projects on 15 January, 2013.
Excerpt:The South African Young Scientists Summer Programme (SA-YSSP) is currently accepting applications for doctoral students from IIASA's member countries to spend three months at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Applications are due on 1 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The Environment and Agriculture Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes the 7th Annual International Symposium on Environment, 14-17 May, 2012. ...
Excerpt:PSI-connect invites you to participate in 'The future of science-policy connections' event hosted by UNESCO. The training workshop (19 April, 2012) and the final conference (20 April, 2012) will provide you with insights into improving the quality and value of interactions between scientists, river basin managers and policy makers. ...
Excerpt:The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change is hosting the second annual PhD Conference at theUniversity of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) from the 11-13 April, 2012. There will be four paper sessions reflecting the four themes of the Tyndall Centre: Land and Water, Cities and Coasts, Governance and Behaviour, and Energy and Emissions. ...
Excerpt:Each summer, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), located in Schloss Laxenburg near Vienna, Austria, hosts a selected group of graduate students, primarily doctoral, from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). Application for 2012 is open until 16 January, 2012.