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:There is a call for applications for the International Human Dimensions Workshop to be held in Nanjing, 17-21 October, 2011. This workshop is IHDP's biannual training programme, targeting early career scientists (from developing countries in particular) who are working on human dimensions of global environmental change research broadly defined. ..
Excerpt:The department of Forest Economics at the Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Umea, is offering PhD courses in economics and statistics. These include courses on Natural Resource Economics, Forest Economics and the like. Application is possible online. ...
Excerpt:In October, the German EIA Association hosts its 6th Summer School. Topics will be EIA (methods, procedure, cases), new aspects of impact assessment (climate proofing, sustainability impact assessment in Germany and the EC) and EIA role games. The Summer School will be taught in German. Application is open now!
Excerpt:The Right Livelihood Award Foundation is looking for a research intern for the period of January to July 2012. The deadline for application is 1 October, 2011. ...
Excerpt:The SENSE PhD Summer School will help students to better understand the causes of global change in an integrated manner and at the same time to develop options for the governance of a transition to more sustainable development paths at the national and global levels. The Summer School will consist of intensive lectures and seminars...
IAIA Training Course at Special Meeting IAIA-SEA Prague 2011 - SEA Implementation and Practice: Making an Impact?
Excerpt:In September, 2011, IAIA will hold a special meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. The theme of the event is Strategic Environmental Assessment. In conjunction with this special meeting, IAIA would like to offer three two-day training courses. The courses would be offered on 19-20 September, with the meeting itself held 21-23 September.
Summer School: International and European Law & Policy on Investments and Environment - The Energy Challenge
Excerpt:The summer school aims at offering an in-depth view on the multifaceted legal and economic aspects related to international investments and their environmental impact. ...
Master Thesis: The Political Economy of Water Pricing Reforms in Developing Countries – The Case of Peru
Excerpt:The Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ in Leipzig and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) jointly seek a candidate for a Master Thesis on "The Political Economy of Water Pricing Reforms in Developing Countries – The Case of Peru". ...
Excerpt:J-PAL Europe is organizing a five-day course that will teach participants how to measure the effects of poverty programmes scientifically and help shape better policies through the use of randomized evaluations. ...
Excerpt:The two week workshop covers introductory topics related to choice models, preference heterogeneity and design of Discrete Choice Experiments (DCEs) (introductory week) and recent extensions of advanced discrete choice models, Best-Worst Scaling (BWS) and individual-level modelling (advanced topics). ...