2020

The Geneva Challenge 2020: The Challenges of Social Inclusion

The Geneva Challenge 2020: The Challenges of Social Inclusion

The Geneva Challenge 2020: The Challenges of Social Inclusion The 2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge: Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic. This year, students […]

Canadian Network for Science and Democracy STS Workshop: Call for Abstracts

Canadian Network for Science and Democracy STS Workshop: Call for Abstracts

CNSD STS Workshop April 2020 April 29-30, 2020, Montreal QC Abstract Submission Deadline: February 28 Are science and technology effective means of solving society’s most pressing problems? Can they live up to the common promise of protecting health and the environment? If not, what is missing and how might we reframe a productive relationship between […]

UBC Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) Call for Adjudicators

UBC Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) Call for Adjudicators

The UBC Multidisciplinary Undergraduate Research Conference (MURC) is currently looking for adjudicators to evaluate presentations on the day-of the conference! MURC is one of the largest undergraduate research conferences at UBC, and will host over 550 undergraduate student presenters to showcase over 330 presentations. This year, MURC 2020 will be held on Saturday, March 21st, […]

Oxford University Climate Change Competition – 1000 euro prize – 1 March 2020 Deadline

Oxford University Climate Change Competition – 1000 euro prize – 1 March 2020 Deadline

Could your idea tip the balance on climate change? Win €1000 and the chance to pitch your winning idea! Have you got a great idea for a Sensitive Intervention Point (SIP) that can accelerate our transition to a post-carbon society? We are offering a prize for the best SIP idea submitted by 1 March 2020 […]

Announcing the Top Conservation Scholarships

Announcing the Top Conservation Scholarships

  This brand-new list of 60 conservation scholarships aims to help conservationists achieve career success and help wildlife thrive, regardless of financial barriers. Meet the scholarships here! At Conservation Careers, we know that money can be a big barrier, and sometimes even prevent talented conservationists from furthering their careers. But we believe all conservationists should be able to pursue […]

Phd fellowships – Water Governance & Political Ecology (extractivism, territory, mobilization) in Guatemala and Netherlands

Phd fellowships – Water Governance & Political Ecology (extractivism, territory, mobilization) in Guatemala and Netherlands

  Coordinated by Free University VU Amsterdam we are starting a new international project, NEWAVE, on water governance & political ecology. www.nextwatergovernance.net  There are 13 fully funded PhD positions available, open to students from all nationalities. One of them (ESR8) will be hosted with CEDLA Latin America Research Centre/University of Amsterdam. It is a comparative […]

Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context 2020

Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context 2020

Building a Global Network for Sustainable Responsibility – the Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context “Know how, act now” – Application is now open for the “Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context” held on June 4-9, 2020 at the Institute of Social Ethics ISE at the Faculty of Theology of the University […]

YESS SESSION AT ACES 2020 – LOOKING FOR SPEAKERS

YESS SESSION AT ACES 2020 – LOOKING FOR SPEAKERS

Are you an early career ecosystem services researcher? Are you a North American early career researcher or practitioner (PhD or MSc student or have completed your degree within the last five years)?   The Young Ecosystem Services Specialists (YESS) network is organizing a session at the ACES: A Community on Ecosystem Services 2020 Conference scheduled […]

Canadian Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2020

Canadian Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2020

Call for Abstracts Please consider submitting an abstract to the CGU 2020 annual meeting in Banff, AB from May 3rd – 6th (https://meeting2020.cgu-ugc.ca/program/2020-meeting-sessions) for the special topic: “H.7: Rebuilding the Critical Zone: Hydrological and biogeochemical developments of reclaimed landscapes.” Deadline for abstract submissions is Tuesday February 25, 2020. Submissions aimed at an improved understanding of […]

Become a Sustainability Ambassador

Become a Sustainability Ambassador

Sustainability Ambassadors Program UBC Sustainability Initiative is accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students to join the Fall 2020 cohort of the Sustainability Ambassadors Program. UBC Sustainability Ambassadors bring their ideas for human and environmental wellbeing to life, develop leadership skills and inspire the UBC community to create positive and meaningful change, while building their […]