The DISsertations initiative for the advancement of Climate Change ReSearch (DISCCRS, pronounced discourse) will host a weeklong symposium from October 12 to 19, 2013 for early-career climate change researchers. Thirty competitively selected recent Ph.D. graduates will share their research, engage in discussions with peers, mentors, and funding agency representatives, and hone their teambuilding and communication skills. Most importantly, scholars will depart from the symposium with a collegial peer network that extends across the full range of climate science.
Eligibility: Ph.D. requirements completed between September 1, 2010 – February 28, 2013 in any field. Applicants should be conducting research relevant to the study of climate change, its impacts, or its societal implications. Scholars from the biological, physical, and social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and other fields are encouraged to apply. While U.S. citizens and residents have preference, some funds are available for non-U.S. participants. Application deadline is February 28, 2013. For complete information, see the DISCCRS website.