ReSToRE - Researching Social Theories, Resources, and Environment International Summer School
Date: Monday 1 July – Friday 5 July 2019 (arrival Sunday, June 30/ departure Saturday, July 6)
Addressing key issues at the nexus of social science and Earth science
Our reliance on the Earth for water, energy, and minerals significantly affects climate change, economic prosperity, the environment, and human health and wellbeing.
There is an urgent need for a wider discussion on how we will resource present and future generations in a sustainable way.
This international Summer School will address key issues at the nexus of social science and Earth sciences:
Led by international scholars, practitioners, and stakeholders, participants will prepare discussion papers on emerging themes in this developing area of research.Students will be offered the opportunity to present the output of the summer school at the International Geological Congress in March 2020.
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Students and early career professionals with an interest in the nexus of social sciences and Earth sciences are invited to apply for this summer school. This summer school will accommodate 50 participants. The limited number of places might mean that we might not be able to take all applicants who are interested. Therefore, we ask you to write an application – please download the application form: ReSToRE application form. Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 1st of March 2019.
The organising committee will evaluate all applications. They will be judged upon level and suitability of qualification and relevance of study and interest in the themes of the summer school programme. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong motivation and a familiarity with issues, theories and methods that are relevant for research in the intersection of geosciences and social sciences. Notification of acceptance can be expected mid-March 2019.
Candidates from developing countries
The International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) of UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has generously offered to support a limited number of candidates from developing countries, economies in transition, and least developed countries to attend the ReSToRE summer school. Further details.REGISTRATION AND FEES
The registration fee for participating in this summer school is €350. This includes accommodation and catering costs, but excludes your travel expenses. After you have received an acceptance letter from us, we will send you link where you can register and pay the fee.
1 March 2019: Applications submission deadline
15 March 2019: Notification of acceptance
15 April 2019: registration and payment deadline
Information on all confirmed speakers is available on the speakers page.
The International Union of Geological Sciences aims to promote development of the Earth sciences through the support of broad-based scientific studies relevant to the entire Earth system.
iCRAG is the Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences.
Geological Survey Ireland is the national earth science agency.
Teck is a diversified resource company, focused on providing products that are essential to building a better quality of life for people around the globe.
BHP is an Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum dual-listed public company headquartered inMelbourne, Australia.
Boliden AB is a Swedish mining and smelting company focusing on production of copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver.
Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources