Australian Climate and Water Summer Institute is inviting applications for a competitive fellowship grant to participate in the 2017 Australian Climate and Water Summer Institute, organized by a consortium of government and research organizations.
1. There are so many benefits for applicants. Among others, participation will allow you to:
2. Collaborate and build long-term relationships with peers from across the country;
3. More deeply understand the role of government agencies and research organizations;
4. Visit or even be embedded in these organizations to experience working there;
5. Meet and be mentored by Australia’s most prominent researchers and practitioners;
6. Receive intensive training in cutting-edge climate and water data and tools;
7. Take on an ambitious challenge with a national profile;
8. Have the chance to write up your research into a peer-reviewed publication;
9. Gain valuable team working experience and understand the contribution different disciplines make;
10. Fully appreciate the pathway from technology to better decision making.
• Fellows selected to participate in the Summer Institute will be provided with dorm-style lodging.
• The accommodation has shared bathroom, kitchen, and living areas; n addition, fellows will receive a scholarship that includes a living allowance of $20 per day and the costs of return travel for the two Summer Institute periods;
• Home advisors are strongly encouraged to actively participate in the Summer Institute, and financial support to cover their travel and accommodation expenses is available. Home advisors are often thesis or project supervisors, but other supervisors or staff can also act as an advisor.
• Applications will be accepted from current and incoming graduate students (including Masters,
• Honours and Ph.D. students) and post-doctoral researchers, research assistants or employees from a relevant organization within three years of graduating with their Ph.D.;
• Applicants must be affiliated with an Australian or New Zealand university or other relevant organization and be citizen or resident (including holders of a study visa);
• To take part in the Summer Institute, fellows will need to be able to reside in Canberra for the duration of the program;
• Successful applicants will have an affinity with climate and water issues but may be from any relevant technical background. Examples include IT, remote sensing. GIS, civil engineering, physics or mathematics as well as environmental or earth sciences.
Deadline: August 27, 2017
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