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The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the ProSPER.Net Secretariat announces a call for applications for the 2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS), to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 3rd – 12th March, 2019.
Hosted by Universitas Gadjah Mada under the theme ‘Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation’, the YRS will give participants the opportunity to engage with issues related to Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in the context of the tropics, whilst developing research and communication skills, as well as further encouraging future professionals to work within the field. Participants will also develop an understanding of the issues and problems related to hazards and disasters within the context of the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The YRS will consist of in-class components (lectures, practical/individual/group assignments, presentations, and discussion sessions) as well as field trips held in Yogyakarta and the surrounding area.
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. Note that applicants must obtain approval from their supervisor to apply.
To apply, please complete the 2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School Application Form and email it to by 11:59pm on Sunday 9 December, 2018 (JST).