NF-POGO- NUIG Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme II | POGO

NF-POGO- NUIG Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme II

As the Regional Training Programme for the NF-POGO Centre of Excellence at AWI, the Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme is an intensive, fully funded workshop examining our past, present and future climate, the oceans interact and our influence at global, regional & local scales. 

The programme will be held at NUI Galway, Ireland from 18th to 22nd September 2017 and is open to postgraduate students of ocean, climate and environment related sciences.

The Ocean & Climate Scholars Programme is a collaboration between NUI Galway and the Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean (POGO), and is supported by the Nippon Foundation. 

Lectures, practical sessions and field-trips will be delivered by experts from Ireland and Germany, covering topics on
o    Climate systems; atmosphere and ocean interactions 
o    Tools & techniques for modelling, measuring and observing change in our ocean
o    Anthropogenic impacts on ocean ecosystems
o    Ocean governance, climate policy, economic value and marine management.


Places: A total of 10 places are available to postgraduate students of ocean, climate and environmental related science subjects. European and International applicants welcome. Successful applicants will be notified by 10th July 2017.


Accreditation: This course is accredited by NUI Galway.


Funding: The Atlantic Ocean Climate Scholars Programme 2017 is supported by the NF-POGO regional training fund. A number of scholarships are available to cover the cost of travel and accommodation expenses and this can be applied for in the application form.  


Applications: Applications are accepted through the online application form. Please upload one PDF document containing:
•             Personal statement (300 words max)
•             Statement of support from your Supervisor or Head of Department
•             A copy of your Curriculum Vitae


Deadline: Friday 30th June 2017 at 18:00 UTC.




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