Open Call For the 2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School


  • 2018•11•05     Tokyo

    UNU-IAS announces a call for applications for the 2019 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS), to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from 3–12 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. Participants will also develop an understanding of the issues and problems related to hazards and disasters within the context of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

    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. Please note that applicants must obtain approval from their supervisors to apply.

    For further application information, please refer to the ProSPER.Net website. The deadline for applications is 11:59 pm, Sunday 9 December 2018 (JST).