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In Partnership with the Global Environmental Non-Profit "Rare"

 

The collaboration between University of Texas-El Paso and RARE is the first of its kind. Coordinated out of the Sam Donaldson Center for Communication Studies at UTEP, conservationists who enroll in the Rare/UTEP M.A. program tackle real issues harming the environment, like illegal bush-meat hunting and dynamite fishing. The conservationists learn social marketing tools aimed to engage the community to combat and change destructive practices.

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We will have a number of INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS and INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS available for the Spring 2010 semester.  The application deadline for the spring semester is September 1st, 2009.
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The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/) at the University of Lübeck invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship. Application deadline: June 30, 2009.
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The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/) at the University of Lübeck invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship. Application deadline: June 30, 2009.
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STP for students is one of the first cyclical Polish programs directed to young people from Eastern Europe. The program involves inviting distinguished students, aged 18-21, from Belarus, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation (from the Kaliningrad and Leningrad Districts) to participate in the study tours to Poland.

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If you are...

  • interested in the Central and Eastern European region
  • between 18 and 30 years of age
  • student of higher education (BSc, MSc or PhD studies)
  • open to meet people from different countries all around Europe
  • willing to take part in an amazing international summer program

... then this is the right place for you!

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Canada-Ukraine Parliamentary Program welcomes applications for 3-month intesnship in Canadian Parliament (Ottawa, Canada).  

The aims of CUPP are to open up to students from Ukraine the opportunity to work with a Member of Parliament and his or her staff, attend sessions of question period, attend meetings of parliamentary committees, participate in media scrums, perform administrative functions, undertake research assignments, research government and party policies, attend meetings and conferences of educational organizations, become acquainted with and use the research facilities of the House of Commons and its library, and carry out general office duties. As well, to provide an opportunity to visit cultural and historic sights in Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and surrounding areas.

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Description : The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/ at the University of Lübeck invites applications for a 3-year PhD scholarship.

 

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A postdoctoral position is available at the Vision Sciences Laboratory http://visionlab.harvard.edu/ at Harvard in Cambridge MA in the vision group that also includes Ken Nakayama, Yaoda Xu, and Irene Pepperberg.
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Qatar Foundation invites applications for the WISE Awards 2009 to support outstanding practice and achievements within the themes of Pluralism, Sustainability and Innovation in education. Two prizes will be awarded for each of these three themes.

Each of the six laureates will receive a WISE Prize Award of $20,000 at the Gala Dinner on November 17, 2009. Laureates will also be given the opportunity to showcase their projects during the WISE Forum.

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In order to enhance the diversity of our international student population, University of Alaska Anchorage is offering three one-year tuition waivers to the first three non-sister-city international students to apply and be accepted to UAA for the Fall, 2009 semester with a referral from an EducationUSA advisor - it is not too late for students to apply! You can find a list of sister cities at http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/futurestudents/sister_cities.cfm, and the referral form is attached. It can be returned to me by e-mail, fax, or postal mail after the student has applied and obtained a student
identification number. Admission information can be found on our International Student Services web site http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/iss, which includes a link to EducationUSA.
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Project Description:  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden's Center for Tropical Plant Conservation and Florida International University seek a graduate research assistant to study the invasive ecology of the exotic grass Melinis repens in pine rockland and scrub plant communities of Miami-Dade County.  This 2-year position will require the development of Best Management Practices for the funding agency in addition to a peer-reviewed publication about the research.

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Two fully funded PhD studentships are available within the Freshwater Ecology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury for freshwater ecology research.  This is a chance for high calibre students to join a successful research team investigating a wide variety of issues in freshwater ecosystems.

We are looking for students who can undertake innovative research that will both improve understanding of fundamental issues and enhance current management.  There is an opportunity for students to develop their own research ideas as long as they fit within the overall focus of the research group.  However, we would especially like to hear from students who wish to work on either (a) the effects of flow variation on the ecology of threatened galaxiid fishes or (b) the influence of urbanisation on stream invertebrate populations.

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The Multimedia Information Systems Group (http://www.cs.univie.ac.at/mis) at the University of Vienna / Austria is looking for an excellent candidate to work as a PhD researcher in the upcoming EU eContentPlus project "EuropeanaConnect".

The objective of EuropeanaConnect (http://www.europeanaconnect.eu/) is to deliver core components which are essential for the realization of the European Digital Library (Europeana) as a truly interoperable, multilingual and user-oriented service for all European citizens. The project will provide the  technologies and resources to semantically enrich vast amounts of digital content in Europeana. This will enable semantically based content discovery including support for advanced searching and browsing, allowing for delivery of enhanced services and making Europeana content more accessible, reusable and exploitable.

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PhD positions in Neuroengineering, Robotics and Navigation, University of Lübeck, Germany

The Graduate School for Computing in Medicine and Life Sciences (http://www.gradschool.uni-luebeck.de/) at the University of Lübeck invites applications for 3-year PhD scholarships in the fields of Brain Imaging, Robotics, Brain Plasticity, Navigation Methods, Neuroanatomy, Human-Computer Interfacing, Minimal Invasive Interventions.

Application deadline: June 30, 2009.

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The University of Pisa announces a competition, based on academic qualifications, for 7 grants reserved for candidates educated abroad for admission to the "Galileo Galilei Ph.D. School".

The candidates can apply for one of the following Ph.D. programmes: Ph.D. programme: Informatica (Computer science) Fisica e Fisica applicata (Physics and Applied physics) Matematica (Mathematics) Scienze chimiche (Chemical sciences) An application for this competition does not prevent candidates from applying for the other competition, based on both academic qualifications and examinations, announced at http://www.unipi.it/studenti/offerta/dottorat/accesso/ with deadline for applications September 2009.

The courses of each Ph.D. programme will start on January 1st, 2010.
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Speed Illusions Caused by Variations of Object Contrast

A Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) is available in the Department of Psychology for a PhD investigating "Speed illusions caused by variations of object contrast" in association with an Australian Research Council-funded research project. The successful candidate will join a research team investigating the visual processing of motion information using psychophysical techniques in the beautiful city of Sydney, Australia.

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