Development aid, Decision support, Policy appraisal, Political science
Excerpt:The University of Lund invites applications to fill a position as senior lecturer in the field of Political Sciences. The deadline for application is 15 January, 2013.
Excerpt:For the academic year 2012/2013 the the Graduate School in Social and Political Sciences (GSSPS) of the University of Milan will assign a total of 27 places, 14 with scholarship and 13 without scholarship.
Excerpt:The IPSA-NUS Summer School on "Research Methods in Social and Political Science" offers intensive training in research methods by an outstanding international faculty. It will take place at the National University of Singapore from 25 June - 6 July, 2012.
Excerpt:The Interdisciplinary Research Centre for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) and the Centre d’études européennes (CEE) at Sciences Po are looking for an assistant professor with a background in the social sciences and an interest in public policy evaluation. ...
Advanced Course: Decision Support Systems for the Development and Environmental Management of Rural Areas
Excerpt:In this course participants will be introduced to ways in which decisions can be made in a more informed and structured manner as a prelude to more detailed understanding of the components of DSS and their integration and application. ...
PhD Programme in Political Science, Public Policy, and International Relations by Central European University
Excerpt:The Central European University invites applications for its doctoral programme in political Science, public policy, and international relations. Successful applicants may be elegible for a doctoral fellowship covering their costs of living. The deadline for applications is 25 January, 2012. ...
Session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" at the 2nd International Conference on Sustainability Transitions in Lund, Sweden
Excerpt:This thematic session on "Evaluation of Transition Policy" aims to reflect on (1) the role of policy evaluation in transitions and (2) requirements and methods for policy evaluation in transitions. Sabine Weiland will give a paper on "Policy appraisal – a contribution to 'better' and more sustainable policies?" ...
Excerpt:The SLEplus training is directed at young professionals working in the field of development cooperation in governmental and nongovernmental organizations or in research and education institutes. Participants should hold a university degree and have relevant professional or practical experience.
ECA Special Report no. 3/2010: Impact Assessments in the EU Institutions - Do They Support Decision-Making?
Excerpt:The European Court of Auditors released a special report on Impact Assessment in the EU institutions and assessed whether the Commission’s IA supported decision-making in the EU. The audit reviewed the periods from 2003 to 2008. It also involved a comparison of the Commission’s IA system with other systems elsewhere.