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:Final call for CEU Summer school on 'Adaptive Thinking for Navigating the Anthropocence'. The key topics, adaptation and adaptive government, will be regarded from both the social and natural science perspective. The event is taking place from 25 June - 6 July, 2012 in Budapest, Hungary. The deadline for application has been extended to 30 April.
Excerpt:The Norwegian University of Life Sciences is organizing a summer school series in Environmental Governance. The course in 2012 is titled 'Global Environmental Governance'. Key note speakers will be Frank Biermann, Clive Spash and Oran Young. The summer school is directed towards PhDs.
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.
PhD Training Course "The Challenge of Earth System Governance: Agency, Accountability and Adaptiveness"
Excerpt:The PhD training course "The challenge of Earth System Governance: Agency, Accountability and Adaptiveness" aims to familiarize participants with key questions and issues of Earth System Governance in order to provide a better understanding in the causes of global change. The course will take place from 18-21 June, 2012 in Enschede, Netherlands.
Excerpt:The course "Science and sense: Using knowledge effectively to address climate change" provides participants with an understanding of how different types of knowledge can be used effectively for improved communication, decision making and to stimulate innovation in the context of climate change. ...
Excerpt:The Sussex Energy Group launches a new MSc ‘Energy Policy for Sustainability’as of autumn 2012. This MSc provides broad-based, interdisciplinary social science training for future energy policy professionals working in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Excerpt:The Summer School on "Individual and Agent-based Modelling" about to be held from 7-15 June, 2012 in Bad Schandau, Germany, provides an overview over the state-of-the art in individual and agent-based modeling, model development, implementation, parameterization, and sensitivity analysis. ...
Excerpt:This is the proposal for an Initial Training Network under the Marie-Curie Programme that was invited for contract negotiations on 8 May. Co-ordinated by the European Forestry Institute (EFI) in Finland, CASTLE will offer 14 young researchers a comprehensive training in sustainability science methods...
Excerpt:Jacobs and Associates is organizing a training course on applied regulatory impact assessment to take place on 7-11 May, 2012 in Rome. Online registration is possible until 2 April, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland invites participants to the upcoming annual workshop of the AK "Young Modellers in Ecology". This workshop provides the opportunity to discuss one's scientific work in a relaxing atmosphere; thus not only young people are invited, but everybody who feels young. ...