Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

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Capacity Building Call for ECRs in IPCC processes

Recognizing the need to support and build capacities in regional and global assessment for science-policy processes, the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI), the University of Zurich, Helvetas, and ICIMOD – in an initiative supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) – have teamed up to launch a call for applications for a mentoring and training program for early career mountain researchers who have an interest in participating in IPCC processes.

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Call for Applications: Arctic Field Summer School 2019

Organizers invite applications for their 2019 field school, a part of the International Partnerships for Excellence in Education and Research (INTPART) project, Arctic Field Summer Schools: Norway-Canada-USA Collaboration. This summer school will convene 25 May-8 June 2019 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

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