Friday, November 25, 2011

ACCESS Student Recruitment Call

ACCESS a new national community of students and supervisors, all working in different scientific fields in our unique and globally recognised natural laboratory for the study of Earth Systems. ACCESS is recruiting post-graduate students (honours, masters and doctoral) from several disciplines of natural and physical science to join its exciting initiative!
ACCESS is a multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary programme, partnering with various South African universities and key research agencies. As an NRF Centre of Excellence, ACCESS, together with its partners, aims to deliver a new scale of intervention in Earth Systems Science in southern Africa within the scope of the Department of Science and Technology’s Global Change Grand Challenge.
- Eligibility criteria:
Applicants who have a research interest within or related to one of the following disciplines are invited to apply:
• Earth Systems Modelling and Biochemical Cycles
• Seasonal/Inter-annual Climate Predictability
• Water Resources Dynamics
• Urban and Rural Land Cover and Land Use
• Ecosystem Services and Livelihoods
• Long-term Climate and Impacts
• Marine and Coastal, Estuarine Systems.

- Application deadline
All applications for 2012 must be submitted for consideration before 28 November 2011

For more information, download the brochure of the call.

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