|PERSEUS Training Courses/Summer School in Gelendzhik, Russia (June, 30 – July, 04, 2014)|
The Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences and Development (SIO RAS) is pleased to announce
the PERSEUS Training Courses/Summer School
"CHALLENGE FOR GOOD ENVIRONMENTAL STATUS IN COASTAL WATERS"
The Project PERSEUS aims to develop scientific reasearch supporting the achievement of the "Good Environmental Status" (GES) in the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins. Such challenging task require the formulation of scientifically sound synthetic information about the state of the environment for informing policy makers and provide elements for the formulation of efficient environmental policy and management plans espacially for the marine coastal zone that is the most vulnerable object of increasing human-made pressures.
According to the PERSEUS Project objectives the Courses will share knowledge and experience between matured speciallists and young scientists dealing with studies of Mediterranean and Black Sea coastal zones. The participation in Courses of young professionals is essential to mobilize new talents and to broaden field of their expertise. The Courses will highlight new approaches in research and familiarize the participants with modern international activities. The Courses will contribute also to the creation of personal networks between participants from the European and Non-European countries that can be fruitful for future cooperation.
Who may apply?
The Training Courses/Summer School are open to young researchers, PhD and graduated students with a scientific background in physical, chemical, biological and engeneering oceanography, interested in expanding their field of interest. Applicants who are in a position to disseminate the experience gained from the training courses to others will be favored. Applications are accepted from both PERSEUS partner and non-partner institutions. The number of the scholarships are available for the 10-12 applicants. Partial financial coverage of travel costs by applicants is appreciated.
How to apply?
Please, fill in the Application Form and send it together with supporting documents (listed below) electronically to the following persons by 31th of March 2014:
In the subject field please write:
Applications need to be supported by:
The selection will be based on the CV, the motivation for application and its relevance to Courses objectives. The selection will be done by the members of the PERSEUS Project Scientific Steering Committee and the candidates will be notified about the final results by e-mail. The list of the successful candidates will be also posted on the dedicated school web-sites.
Financial support will be available for 10-12 of participants to cover expenses (e.g. air fare tickets, accommodation and meals) to attend the school.
Dead-line for Application: 31th March 2014
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