Opportunities

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Postgraduate degrees offered by UK universities

Academic and research positions being advertised by UK and international partners

Postdoctoral research fellow: Exploring the role of governance in building resilience in the global South

The position will be based at the University of Cape Town. The project will focus on the current water crisis in Cape Town and the different perspectives and priorities of different groups around what resilience might mean. Closing date: 15 October, Starting date: early 2018.

FG IV – Scientific/Technical Project Officer for iRESIST+

A 2 year post-doc position for the Exploratory Research programme Innovative Seismic and Energy Retrofitting of the Existing Building Stock is available at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.

GCRF Challenge Leaders posts

Global Challenge Research Fund Portfolio Leaders (Challenge Leaders) include a focus on Resilience to Environmental Shocks and Change.

Vacancy at Eurac Research Bolzano / Italy

Research associate within the field of natural hazards. Main tasks: focus on monitoring and analyzing gravitational processes, particularly within the context of climate change.

R2HC funding call opens 5 July

Elrha's R2HC programme aims to improve health outcomes by strengthening the evidence base for public health interventions in humanitarian crises.

The 5th Call seeks proposals that address specific or multiple public health issues by gathering evidence with the potential to contribute to improved public health outcomes in humanitarian contexts. Under this Call, we encourage research that informs the prioritisation of public health humanitarian interventions and maximising value for money.

PhD Scholarship NZD32,000 pa available for three years (2017–2019) at Massey University, New Zealand

Opportunity to undertake PhD research with a focus on governance, coastal hazard risk and resilience.

Contribute to the National Science Challenge: Resilience to Nature's Challenge (NSC: RNC), which funds the Scholarship, focusing on Governance, Coastal Hazard Risk and Resilience.

Advance understanding about the nature of resilience governance with a focus on building the resilience of coastal communities. Critically analyse the interconnections between risk, resilience and sustainability with a focus on institutional barriers and enablers for translating scientific knowledge and policy provisions into practical reality. The study will contribute to NSC: RNC case study research underway in the Hawkes Bay, New Zealand.

The scholarship recipient will be supervised by Prof. Bruce Glavovic and be based at the Palmerston North campus of Massey University.

Research grant calls open to UK-based researchers

Understanding of the Impacts of Hydrometeorological Hazards in South East Asia — Networking Workshop

Announcement of Workshop — Call for Participants 10–12 October 2017, Jakarta, Indonesia.
The deadline for applications is 16:00 (BST) 18 July 2017. Invited participants will be notified on 21st July 2017.