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IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2010

bridges vol. 24, December 2009 / Noteworthy Information

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), located in Schloss Laxenburg near Vienna, Austria, hosts a selected group of graduate students from around the world, primarily doctoral, 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.  

Funding is available to cover travel to IIASA and a modest living allowance.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  JANUARY 18, 2010
2010 YSSP DATES: JUNE 1 - AUGUST 27

 

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IIASA is an international institution, supported by the US and 15 other governments, engaged in scientific research aimed at providing policy insight on issues of regional and global importance in the following areas:
 
Energy and Technology
·       Energy
·       New Technologies
·       Dynamic Systems
·       Integrated Modeling Environment

Natural Resources and Environment
·       Land Use and Agriculture
·       Forestry
·       Evolution and Ecology
·       Atmospheric Pollution & Economic Development
·       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 on the IIASA Website:  http://www.iiasa.ac.at/

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

·       You are an advanced graduate student;
·       Your field is compatible with ongoing research at IIASA;
·       Your research and career would benefit from working alongside 50 or so contemporary young scientists from a score or more of other nations, and senior scientists from around the world;
·       You would like to explore the policy implications of your work.

HOW DO YOU APPLY?  

An on-line application form, along with more information, is at http://www.iiasa.ac.at/yssp/register/

CONTACT

General Questions:
Tanja Huber, YSSP Coordinator
ysspsupport[at]iiasa.ac.at

U.S. contact:
Margaret Goud Collins, Program Director for the U.S. Committee for IIASA
National Academy of Sciences
mcollins[at]nas.edu



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