IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2007 (call for applications)


November 06, 2006.  

Summer Fellowship in Austria for Graduate Students in Natural and Social Sciences, Math, Policy, and Engineering

Each summer, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) near Vienna, Austria, hosts a selected group of graduate students, primarily doctoral, from around the world in its Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP). These students work closely with IIASA’s senior scientists on projects within the Institute’s 3 theme areas of Natural Resources & Environment, Population & Society, and Energy & Technology. The U.S. Committee for IIASA provides airfare and a modest living allowance for the applicants from American institutions who are selected to participate.

 

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE: 15 JAN 2007

PROGRAM DATES: 4 JUNE-31 AUGUST 2007

WHAT IS IIASA AND WHAT ARE ITS PROGRAM AREAS?

IIASA is an international institution, supported by the U.S. and sixteen other governments, that engages in scientific research aimed at providing policy insight on issues of regional and global importance. Its suite of programs and initiatives in 2007 will include the following:

 

Energy and Technology

 

* Energy

* New Technologies

* Dynamic Systems

* Integrated Modeling

 

Natural Resources and Environment

 

* Land Use and Agriculture

* Forestry

* Evolution and Ecology

* Atmospheric Pollution

* Greenhouse Gas Initiative

 

 

 

Population and Society

 

* World Population

* Risk and Vulnerability

* International Negotiation

* Population and Climate Change

* Health and Global Change Initiative

 

Detailed information about each program is available on the IIASA Website: www.iiasa.ac.at

SHOULD YOU APPLY?

You should consider applying if:

 

* You are an advanced graduate student at a U.S. University;

* Your field is compatible with ongoing research at IIASA;

* Your research and career would profit from interactions with scientists from all over the world;

* You would like to investigate the policy implications of your work.

 

HOW DO YOU APPLY?

Each applicant must submit the on-line application form, including 2 references and descriptions of research interests. The form begins at www.iiasa.ac.at/Admin/YSP/register/index.html

 

Questions? contact: Margaret Goud Collins, Program Director for the U.S. Committee for IIASA

National Academy of Sciences, W1010 500 5th St.NW Washington, D.C. 20001

Phone: (508)548-2502 Fax: (202) 334-2231 Email: mcollins@nas.edu





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