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date: Mon, 4 Sep 2006 09:48:05 +0100
from: "Irene Lorenzoni" <I.LorenzoniatXYZxyz.ac.uk>
subject: Fw: Communicating Climate Change Workshop - Washington DC, November
to: <env.facultyatXYZxyz.ac.uk>, <env.researchstaff@uea.ac.uk>, <env.postgrads@uea.ac.uk>, "Tyndall All UEA" <tyn.ueaatXYZxyz.ac.uk>

Dear All,

apologies for any cross-postings.

Please find attached information on a fully-funded workshop for young
British climate scientists.

The workshop is called "Communicating Climate Change: Science and Media
Networking for the Future" and is being held in Washington, DC from November
15-18, 2006.

Seven candidates from the US and seven candidates from the UK will be
selected to participate in the program. Travel and expenses will be fully
funded by the British Council USA. The competition is open to PhD students
in their final year of research or early post-doctoral researchers in fields
related to climate change; all applicants must be American or British
scientists currently living and working in the US and UK.

Completed applications must be submitted to the British Council USA by no
later than September 22, 2006 (see below for details).

Please distribute to anyone else who may be interested.

Thank you
Irene


Dr Irene Lorenzoni
Lecturer in Environmental Politics and Governance
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Tel: + 44 (0)1603 593173 Fax: + 44 (0)1603 593127

E-mail: i.lorenzoniatXYZxyz.ac.uk
School of Environmental Sciences: www.uea.ac.uk/env
Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research: www.tyndall.ac.uk

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: WORKSHOP ON COMMUNICATING CLIMATE CHANGE

Young American Scientists Invited to Apply for Fully-Funded Workshop at
American University

The British Council USA, the UK's international organization for
educational and cultural relations, in partnership with American
University and SeaWeb/COMPASS, encourages early career scientists
involved in climate change research to apply for the International
Networking for Young Scientists (INYS) program in Washington, DC.

Designed to develop scientists' skills in communicating climate change
science to the media, "Communicating Climate Change: Science and Media
Networking for the Future" will bring prominent environmental
journalists together with young researchers from the US and the UK to
discuss issues in climate change communication and create a lasting
collaborative network.

"Communicating Climate Change: Science and Media Networking for the
Future" will take place at American University November 15-18, 2006.
The four-day workshop includes intensive, hands-on media training by
SeaWeb/COMPASS; participants will also hear from several prominent
journalists from US and UK publications, including Michelle Nijhuis,
contributing editor for High Country News, and NPR science correspondent
Christopher Joyce.

Approximately seven candidates from the US and seven candidates from the
UK will be selected to participate in the program. Travel and expenses
will be fully funded by the British Council USA. The competition is open
to PhD students in their final year of research or early post-doctoral
researchers in fields related to climate change; all applicants must be
American or British scientists currently living and working in the US
and UK.

Completed applications must be submitted to the British Council USA by
no later than September 22, 2006. Successful candidates will be
selected and notified by October 1, 2006. For more information or to
download an application form, please visit
www.britishcouncil.org/usa-science.

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