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Soil Classification and Education Conference, Poland

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Harvesting the Potential Conference, USA

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PhD position at Universität Tübingen

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Microorganisms Travel Awards

Workshop, Mexico


23. 7. 2017

PhD Position in Soil Landscame Modeling

at Universität Tübingen

More info  (230 kB)


8. 6. 2017

“Microorganisms Travel Award” to a postdoctoral researcher or PhD student

to assist towards attending an international conference in 2018.

Candidates’ Requirements:

1) Applicant must be a postdoctoral researcher or PhD student involved in microbiology and related areas;

2) Applicant will attend an international conference in 2018 to present his/her research (oral presentation or poster);

3) Applicant should submit the following documents:

  * an abstract of their work;

  * a short CV with selected publications;

  * a short justification letter;

  * a letter of support from their supervisor.

The awarded applicant will receive a grant of 800 Swiss Francs to support travel expenses.

The application process is now open and the deadline is 30 October 2017.

Travel Award Page

Submit the application


23. 4. 2017

Call for Applications for HUC individual Grants 2017 – 2018

Individual grant proposals are expected to focus on the trans-boundary, or comparative, and/or multi-disciplinary aspects of one or more of the following areas in the Hindu Kush Himalaya:

a.      Water resource studies (monsoons, snow cover, permafrost, glacial lakes, wetlands, springshed, ground water, city/urban water, etc.);

b.      Climate change impact on water resources;

c.      Water resource management;

d.      Disaster and risk management;

e.      Water, food, and energy security; and

f.       Upstream-downstream linkages and policy implication

These grants might be of interest to researchers, professionals and policy makers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Deadline: Individual applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, ending 30 September 2017.

Further Details at: http://www.icimod.org/?q=27130


Thought for the month

“Nature had invested all her gold

In the industry of the soil”

(Ronald Stuart Williams, 1913-2000).


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