Call for Applications: Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science

Early career scientists are invited to submit applications for participation in a Networking Conference on Integrated Science.

The aim is to bring together creative multidimensional, interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary perspectives to address the complex topic. Early Career Scientists will reflect on the changing role of science and the role of science in transforming to a more sustainable world – questioning key assumptions, theories and models underlying the current research.

The Future Earth Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science discussing the theme of Future Sustainability and the role of Science will take place at Villa Vigoni, the German-Italian Centre for Cultural and Scientific Exchange at Lake Como in Italy, from 24-30 May, 2015.

Selection criteria
1. General eligibility of Candidates
– Post-doctoral researchers with no more than 10 years work experience following their PhD; or individuals with equivalent qualifications (preferably under the age of 40)
– Interest in international, trans-disciplinary, intercultural research cooperation
2. Application requirements
a) A full (no more than 1 page) CV to include:
— Education
— Current position
— Other relevant experiences or academic awards
— Candidate’s current research topic(s)
b) List of up to 5 of the candidates publications, which he/she values highest of which the best paper should be included as a reprint
c) A brief outline (half page max) of how the candidate’s work is relevant to the seminar topic
d) A half page (max) outlining why she/he should be participating in the meeting
e) A half page (max) abstract for candidate’s proposed poster
Please submit all applications by email in a single pdf file to:
—  name the file with your last name
—  stating “Application NetConf 2015” in the email subject line
For more information download the call-applications-future-earth-networking-conference-young-scientist-2015