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 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).
Belpasso International Summer School on Environmental Economics "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods"
Excerpt:The School is hosted in the city of Belpasso, in the Province of Catania, Sicily, Italy and take places take place from 2-8 September, 2012. This year, the School's topic is "Sustainable Development: Theory and Measurement Methods".
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. ...
Excerpt:The European Science Foundation (ESF) offers, on a competitive basis, full-cost awards to leading early career scholars to participate in the first ESF Junior Summit "Water: Unite and Divide. Interdisciplinary approaches for a sustainable future". ...
Excerpt:The Public Policy Evaluation Researchers Network (RCEPP) is organising a second International Summer School on Public Policy Evaluation Research around the theme of evaluation methods. This Summer School will be held in partnership with Sciences-Po Bordeaux (Emile Durkheim Laboratory) from 28–31 August, 2012. ...