Good impact assessment is largely a matter of know-how and training. Here you will find information on courses and other training opportunities for both policy makers and practitioners as well as for scientists working in the field of IA.
Excerpt:The Volkswagen Foundation invites applications for its Winter School on "Limits to Growth Revisited". During the course of the winter school, a position paper will be developed which will be presented at an international conference on "Limits to Growth" in Hanover, Germany. ...
UNITAR E-Learning Course: Strengthening the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development (IFSD)
Excerpt:The United Nations Institute for Training and Research is offering a E-Learning course with the topic 'Strengthening the Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development' (IFSD), taking place from 5 November to 14 December, 2012. Deadline for registration is 28 October, 2012.
Excerpt:The course is organized by CIHEAM-IAMM in collaboration with the SupAgro and the UMR-System, with speakers from Wageningen University (NL), SubAgro (France) and Lund (Sweden).
Excerpt:The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is calling for applications for the second round of awards under the IPCC Scholarship Programme. Applicants must be post-graduate students under the age of 30 studying at PhD level, and nationals of developing countries.
Excerpt:The Right Livelihood College (RLC) Campus Bonn calls to apply for scholarships for PhD students from developing and transition countries to participate in the International Fall Academy on 'The Economies of the Commons: Reshaping Economic Education', taking place from 19-23 September, 2012 in Bonn, Germany.
Excerpt:The course 'Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists' taking place from 17-21 September, 2012 in Cologne, Germany is designed to bridge the gap between school-level mathematics and mathematical knowledge need to understand advanced statistical data reduction techniques in depth.
Excerpt:The summer school on 'Game Theory and Models of Voting' is taking place from 8-15 September, 2012 in Campione d'Italia. Its objective is to study instruments for a scientific analysis of electoral systems and voting situations. The school is designed for PhD students, post-docs, and young scholars. ...
Excerpt:TEEB is currently looking for three interns to join the team in Geneva: 1. TEEB Training and Capacity Building internship - closing date 3 September 2. TEEB National Studies Internship - closing date 7 September 3. Media Communications Internship - closing date 7 September
Excerpt:A new programme "Master of Science in Governance for Sustainable Development" will be offered by a consortium of five European institutions as a European Joint Master Programme: University of Lodz (Poland), University of Westminster (UK), University of Applied Management (Germany), University of Crete (Greece) ), and VetAgro Sup Institute (France).
Excerpt:The University of Lorraine (Nancy, France) is inviting 100 budding researchers to take part in a two-day training event as well as the International Conference on Science Communication. Participants will learn about science communication in workshops supervised by professionals, after which they will attend the entire conference. ...