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Other training opportunities

Research opportunities at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna

IIASA’s annual 3-month Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP) offers research opportunities to talented young researchers whose interests correspond with IIASA’s ongoing research on issues of global environmental, economic and social change. From June through August accepted participants work within the Institute’s Research Programs
http://www.iiasa.ac.at/Admin/YSP/reg-info/programs.html under the guidance of IIASA scientific staff.

Scholarships for Masters Programme in Saudi Arabia

The King Fahid University of Petroleum and Mineral, Dharan, Saudi Arabia, has announced the availability of scholarships in its Environmental Master Programme, with a focus on marine sciences and environment. Candidates applying for those scolarships must hold a Bachelor's degree in science or engineering; other requirements are given at http://www.kfupm.edu.sa/gs.

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

A call for applications for the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) London Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short-Term Award) has been announced for the 2012 fiscal year. The JSPS London Postdoctoral Fellowship (Short Term Award) provides the opportunity for pre and postdoctoral UK researchers and European and North American researchers based in the UK to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Institutions for visits of 1 to 12 months. 

2nd International Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomy Workshop

SAHFOS and MBA are jointly organising the 2nd International Phytoplankton Identification Course to be held from 2 to 13 July 2012 in Plymouth, UK. The workshop is aimed at all those working in the marine phytoplankton field and participants will be expected to have a basic knowledge of microalgae.

EAMNet fellowships 2011-12

The Europe Africa Marine Earth Observation Network (EAMNet: www.eamnet.eu) project part funded by the European Commission announces its Second Open Fellowship Programme. This programme is designed to promote training and capacity building in Africa in support of GOOS-Africa (the Global Ocean Observing System in Africa and “GMES and Africa”. A final call will be released in spring 2012. Download attachment for further details or visit EAMNet website.

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