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Other training opportunities

International Climate Training Workshop

The International Desks of the Climate Prediction Center (CPC), a division of the National Centers for Environmental Predictions (NCEP) of the National Weather Service. In partnership with the Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)of the US Agency for Internacional Development (USAID), is pleased to announce a two-week training workshop for climate scientist in the Atlantic basin. The workshop will be hosted in Dakar, Senegal by the Agence Nationale de la Meteorologie du Senegal (ANAMS), from 21 June to 1 July 2011.

Ocean Acidification Summer Course

The graduate Course: "Experimental Approaches to Understanding Ocean Acidification" will take place from June 20 - July 22 at the Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington. Ocean acidification research is emerging as a critical field in marine biology. This course will help new researchers design appropriate experiments to document and manipulate ocean carbonate chemistry.

UK Energy Research Centre Summer School

UKERC is holding a summer school from 26th June - 1st July 2011 at the University of Warwick. There will be 100 places available for UK and international students. The School has been specifically designed to give first and second year PhD students an understanding of energy systems as a whole and of pathways to low-carbon and resilient energy systems. We welcome applications from those engaged in energy-related research including technical, physical, social, economic, environmental and business aspects of energy and energy systems.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship; Call for applications

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is the leading research funding agency in Japan, established by the Japanese Government for the purpose of contributing to the advancement of science. JSPS plays a key role in the administration of various scientific and academic programmes, whilst expanding bilateral exchange between Japan and the United Kingdom.


In cooperation with  the Nominating Authorities (the Royal Society and the British Academy), JSPS  provides the opportunity for outstanding young researchers to conduct cooperative research with leading groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions for a period of between 1 – 2 years.

CMORE Microbial Oceanography Summer Course

This summer’s Microbial Oceanography course, hosted at the University of Hawaii, will run from May 31-July 8, 2011.  The course is open to graduate students and post-docs with interests in microbial oceanography.  The course includes daily lectures, symposia, laboratory training, and a 10 day oceanographic research cruise aboard the R/V Kilo Moana. 



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