December 29, 2018
TEA-START, hosted by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to project future changes in extreme precipitation in Eurasia and North Africa after bias-correction of the newest generation of CMIP model simulations. The candidate must possess…
December 21, 2018
The Asia Global Institute at the University of Hong Kong is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort of its AsiaGlobal Fellows Program, an inter-disciplinary and intensive leadership development initiative designed for mid-career professionals from around the world. The 13-week…
December 10, 2018
Experts met in October to discuss latest developments and initiatives on remote sensing for mapping wildfire hazard and land cover change in Latin America.  The meeting of the Latin American Regional Network for Remote Sensing and Forest Fires (RedLaTIF) of…
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December 03, 2018
The GLP working group on co-production is pleased to invite you to the fourth webinar of the webinar series on co-production in the field of land-system science tomorrow Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 at 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CET. The webinar…
December 03, 2018
During 2-4 and 9-11 October 2018, SEA START, in collaboration with the Mekong Region Futures Institute and with support from USAID, conducted a regional training on the design and scoping of projects assessing vulnerability and adaptation to climate change in…
November 28, 2018
We are proud to announce that the first issue of START’s new magazine, ProSus, is now available at: start.org/prosus.  ProSus explores ideas and solutions for a more sustainable future. It showcases the voices of researchers, thinkers and storytellers, and perspectives that…
November 23, 2018
In an interview with “Le Point Afrique”, Cheikh Mbow talks about the status of scientific research in Africa and shares his hopes for the future of science in the continent. The interview, in French is available here: http://afrique.lepoint.fr/actualites/cheikh-mbow-le-succes-de-la-recherche-depend-des-choix-politiques-21-11-2018-2273390_2365.php
November 08, 2018
START’s Executive Director Cheikh Mbow received today the Danida Alumni Prize, a prestigious award that celebrates the achievements of distinguished alumni of the Danida Fellowship Centre.  Dr. Mbow was selected for his efforts to develop a critical mass of scientists…
October 31, 2018
The Global Atmosphere Watch Programme (GAW) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) offers support to a limited number of early career researchers from developing countries to attend the EGU General Assembly from 7 – 12 April 2019 in Vienna, Austria.…
October 25, 2018
It is with deep sadness that we learned of the passing of Professor Keiji Higuchi, a member of the START Standing Committee (predecessor of the Board of Directors) during START’s early formative years. Professor Higuchi passed away on 19 October…