Baltic Earth Doctoral Students Conference

Baltic EarthA Doctoral Students Conference, jointly organized by Baltic Earth and the University of Tartu
Challenges for Earth system science in the Baltic Sea region: From measurements to models
10 - 14 August 2015
Physicum of University of Tartu and Island of Vilsandi, Estonia
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Meteorological Observatory of the University of Tartu, the Faculty of Science and Technology will host the Baltic Earth Doctoral Students Conference from 10 to 14 August in Tartu and on Vilsandi Island, Estonia. Up to 40 participants, including students, early career faculty/researchers and invited experts from the Baltic Earth network are expected to join this doctoral conference.
The Doctoral Conference will take place in Tartu (2 days) and on the island of Vilsandi (2 days), Estonia.
For further information please see the Conference web site at University of Tartu.

BUP Annual Award for the Best PhD Thesis in 2014

Last year's prizw winners for best thesis in 2013The Baltic University Programme (BUP) award for the best PhD thesis supports high quality research promoting sustainable development.
The BUP award is a distinction given to the author of what is judged to be the best PhD work defended at any of the universities belonging to the Baltic University Programme during the previous calendar year. The quality of each submitted thesis will be assessed partly based on its quality within the context of the author’s own specific field, and also with emphasis on the author’s success in placing their research results clearly into a multi-disciplinary sustainable development context.
The BUP award will be given in the form of diploma, a statuette and a sum of 500 Euro.
For further information please see the BUP PhD Award flyer. Deadline for submissions is: 1st June 2015.

The Gothenburg Workshop

NSCN Gothenburg WorkshopThe Nordic Sustainable Campus Network, NSCN, invites you to take part in:
The Gothenburg Workshop
20-21 of May 2015
”If you can’t measure it – you can’t manage it, is this true? - The importance, challenges and problems of targets, plans, reporting and indicators for sustainability measurements at higher education institutions”
In the workshop we will:
  • share good practice on sustainability indicators with peers
  • evaluate the results from the HEI sustainability inquiry regarding measurement
  • have input from the Database for Sustainable Campus Design and Management developed by University of Zagreb
  • look at sustainability criteria for course labelling
  • look at how social sustainability might be measured
  • discuss solid connections between targets and indicators

For further information please see the Workshop web site.


UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme, 2015

UNESCOProvided by: UNESCO Programme and International Center for Sustainable Energy Development (ISEDC) in Moscow (Russian Federation)
Courses: Fellowship Program Subjects:
Eligible Students: International Students
Application Deadline 22 May 2015
For further information please see this link.