Call for applications: Integrated Research on Disaster Risk Young Scientists Programme


The Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) programme has opened applications for the second round of its Young Scientists Programme.

Apply by June 30, 2017.

The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) calls for an enhanced role for science and technology for evidence based decision-making. It also urges the need for innovation and partnership, linked to practice and to diverse stakeholders. In line with its mandate for integrated and trans-disciplinary research IRDR would like to promote capacity building of young professionals, and to encourage them to undertake innovative and needs-based research towards the aim of strengthening science-policy and science-practice linkages.

Objectives

IRDR Young Scientists will be selected for a maximum of three years, and will receive the following benefits:

Responsibilities of IRDR Young Scientists:

See the IRDR website for full details of how to apply, and eligibility criteria. Applications must be submitted by June 30, 2017.