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2020 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School

Applications are open for the 2020 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS), to be held in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China, from 9th-15th March, 2020.

The school will be hosted by Tsinghua University under the theme ‘Big Data on Earth System Science for Sustainable Development’, the YRS will provide participants with an understanding of the application and implementation of data on sustainability and earth system science, whilst developing their research and communication skills.

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The ProSPER.Net Secretariat at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) has announced calls for applications for the 2020 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS) .

It will be a one week long training program in which participants will learn how data-based measures can promote sustainable development, with applications ranging from the screening and treatment of pollution sources, to the improvement of solid waste management capacities, to the examination of forest cover and effectiveness of protection measures.

Dates

9th March 2020 – 15th March 2020

Also apply for 2019 International Training Course in Remote Sensing offered by Dragon4 Project by European Space Agency and Chinese institutions.

Location

Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.

ELIGIBILITY

Applications are open to PhD and Masters students from ProSPER.Net member universities. To see if your university is eligible, please check the list of ProSPER.Net members here. It is recommended that applicants have a basis in GIS or other software related to data analysis, however those with limited or no experience are also encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 11:59pm, Sunday 6 October, 2019 (Japan Standard Time).

HOW TO APPLY

1) Download and complete the ‘2020 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School Application Form

2)  Send your completed application form in Word or PDF format to the ProSPER.Net Secretariat (yrs@unu.edu) together with a recommendation letter from your direct supervisor.

The deadline for applications is 11:59pm, Sunday 6 October, 2019 (Japan Standard Time). 

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