Monday, July 4, 2011

Graduate Research Awards on Climate Change and Water

Call for Proposals 2011/2012
Graduate Research Awards on Climate Change and Water Information :
Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) supports research in developing countries to promote growth and development. The result is innovative, lasting local solutions that aim to bring choice and change to those who need it most.

IDRC’s Climate Change and Water Program (CCW) helps developing country researchers understand how climate change affects water resources and find ways to improve the ability of citizens and governments to adapt to the changing environment.

CCW’s Adaptation H2O Graduate Research Awards aim to build research capacity by providing funding to graduate students working on subjects related to climate change and water.

For developing country graduate students : 
A maximum of seven awards, each with a maximum value of CA$15,000, are available in 2011-2012.
The award covers field work expenses for graduate students who are citizens of a developing country and who are enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program at a Canadian or developing-country university. 
Climate Change and Water

Themes for this year’s call
Economic analysis related to climate change adaptation
Gender analysis of adaptation strategies
Use of information and communication technologies (ICTs)
and spatial decision support systems for adaptation
The role of clean energy in water provision
Adapting to climate change in vulnerable coastal communities

Deadline for application :
Thursday, September 1, 2011

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