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Workshop on Mathematics of climate change, related hazards and risks
27 March 2013 13:28
Organized as part of the global program Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013, the workshop will take place at Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas (CIMAT) in Guanajuato, Mexico during July 29 – August 2, 2013 and will be a satellite of the 2013 Mathematical Congress of the Americas.This 5-day workshop...
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Call for papers - RIA workshop in May at King's College London
26 March 2013 09:35
An agenda setting workshop to better integrate behavioural and social science and practitioner approaches to knowledge and learning in resilience building for disaster risk management will be held on 16-17 May 2013 at King’s College London.Co-Chairs: Richard Eiser , Mark Pelling and Emma VismanThe f...
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Vacancy Announcement: CODATA Executive Director
07 February 2013 10:43
CODATA, an interdisciplinary committee of ICSU that promotes improved scientific and technical (S&T) data management and use, is recruiting an Executive Director. Applications are open now and close on 21 February.CODATA, founded in 1966, is a non-governmental organization that strengthens inter...
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Call for papers - International Conference on Building Resilience
05 February 2013 13:50
The Centre for Disaster Resilience, School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK and RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia are organising the next event in the series of “Building Resilience” International Conferences. The conference is entitled: “International Conference on Building R...
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UNISDR (2011) Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
25 January 2013 14:30
The 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR11) highlights the political and economic imperative to reduce disaster risks, and the benefits to be gained from doing so. Importantly, it offers guidance and suggestions to governments and nongovernmental actors alike on how they can...
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ICSU (2010) Regional Environmental Change: Human Action and Adaptation
25 January 2013 14:15
In late 2009, the Belmont Forum, a group of major funders of international global change research, invited the International Council for Science (ICSU) to conduct an analysis of the international research capability required to respond to the challenge of delivering knowledge to support human action...
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ISSC & UNESCO (2010) World Social Science Report 2010
25 January 2013 14:10
Produced by the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and co-published with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Report is the first comprehensive overview of the field in over a decade. Hundreds of social scientists from around the world contribu...
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UNESCO (2010) Science Report 2010
25 January 2013 14:04
The UNESCO Science Report 2010 analyses the trends and developments that have shaped scientific research, innovation, and higher education over the past five years, including the impact of the current global economic recession. Taking up from where its predecessor left off in 2005, the UNESCO Scienc...
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UNISDR (2009) Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction
25 January 2013 13:55
The GAR 2009 is the first biennial global assessment of disaster risk reduction prepared in context of the implementation of the International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR). The ISDR, launched in 2000, provides a framework to coordinate actions to address disaster risks at the local, nation...
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Science Officer Job Opportunity at ICSU
22 January 2013 00:57
The International Council for Science (ICSU) is seeking a Science Officer for a fixed term contract (18 months) to assist with the planning and implementation of ICSU’s initiatives. Applications close on 17 February.Salary: Euros 40,000–55,000 (net per year before income tax)Location: Paris, FranceC...
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