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:LIAISE invites applicants for the LIAISE Spring School which will be held in Edinburgh from 15–19 April, 2013 organised by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) and the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany. The focus of the LIAISE Spring School will be on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services and valuation methods. ...
Excerpt:The Netherlands Institute of Government offers a course on Europeanization for PhD Students. The course will be held from 25-29 March, 2013 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Excerpt:GESIS has organised its 42nd Spring Seminar. This time the lectures will address "Aspects of statistical modeling with survey data". The lectures will take place from 25 February to 15 March, 2013 at various universities in Spain, The Netherlands and South Africa.
Excerpt:How can scientists lead a true dialogue with people and institutions outside the scientific community? This is the topic of the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice", which will be held on 7-10 January and 4-7 February, 2013. The School supports exchange efforts and enhances capability to create interactions beyond scientific boundaries.
Post-Graduate Course: The Art of Crop Modelling, Quantifying Crop Growth in Face of Global Food Security and Climate Effects
Excerpt:This course teaches the principles of crop growth modelling for early career researchers. Crop models allow to simulate the growth and development of annual and perennials crops, often in interaction with the environment (i.e. soil, nitrogen, water, air). Many different models are available, a recent inventory lead to a total of 250.
Excerpt:The newly introduced Master and PhD Programme "Governance for Sustainable Development" that has been developed in the scope of the EU GAVA Project is now open for applications. ...
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 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).