IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program 2007

bridges vol. 12, December 2006 / Noteworthy Information

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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 three theme areas of Natural Resources & Environment, Population & Society, and Energy & Technology. IIASA and its National Member Organizations provide airfare and a modest living allowance for most applicants who are selected to participate.


APPLICATION DEADLINE:
JANUARY 15, 2007
PROGRAM DATES: JUNE 4-AUGUST 31, 2007

WHAT IS IIASA AND WHAT ARE ITS PROGRAM AREAS?
IIASA is an international institution, supported by seventeen governments around the world, 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:

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  • 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 Web site: http://www.iiasa.ac.at/

SHOULD YOU APPLY?
You should consider applying if:

  • You are an advanced graduate student;
  • 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 online application form, including two references and descriptions of research interests. The form begins at http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Admin/YSP/register/index.html?sb=10

Questions? Contact YSSP Coordinators Tanja Huber and Barbara Hauser.
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