June 18, 2018
We are delighted to announce that two new staff members have joined the START team this month. Clay Oboth, Administrative Assistant, is based in Washington, DC, and Mariama Camara, Program Specialist, is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Please join us in welcoming…
June 18, 2018
The Urban Climate journal has issued a call for abstracts for a special issue on Urban Data and Climate Information Services. This Call is being made as a follow up activities from the Cities & Climate Change Science Conference (March 5-7, 2018,…
June 13, 2018
SERVIR-West Africa hosted an international meeting on Land Classification and Methodologies, from 4 – 8 June, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, under the auspices of the Permanent Interstate Committee for drought control in the Sahel (CILSS) and the Economic Community of…
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June 12, 2018
A student at the University of Ghana, Rabiatu (Rabi) Abass is excited to present her research for the first time in a large international conference such as Adaptation Futures, that will take place in Cape Town on June 18-21, 2018.…
June 11, 2018
The Analysis, Integration and Modeling of the Earth System (AIMES), a global research project of Future Earth, is seeking experienced researchers from outside the US and Europe to volunteer on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). The application process is currently open…
June 06, 2018
Former PARR fellow Ibnu Rusydy authored a study of earthquake damage prediction for the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The UPLB is located in an earthquake-prone region and there are numerous earthquake sources that can possibly cause an earthquake at…
May 31, 2018
The Hewlett Foundation issued a call for proposals to identify and support East and West African policy research organizations that want to help strengthen the capacities, motivations, and processes necessary for government actors to use many forms of evidence, not just evidence from…
May 23, 2018
“Recent trends in climate sciences, adaptation and mitigation” is the title of the SISC Sixth Annual Conference, taking place on October 17th-19th, 2018 at the Scientific Campus of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Venezia-Mestre, Italy. The Conference aims at connecting…
May 22, 2018
A new sub-Saharan Africa grant scheme, Future Leaders – African Independent Research (FLAIR) Fellowships, is now seeking applications. The scheme offers talented African early career researchers who have the potential to become leaders in their field, the opportunity to develop…
May 21, 2018
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invites young people from around the world to apply to the Global Youth Climate Video Competition 2018, with short videos highlighting climate action being taken by youth. Two participants will be selected…