Global Challenges Research Fund workshop - Sustainable Development Goal Interactions: The role of environmental science
4-5 September 2017
NERC is hosting a Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) community engagement workshop Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Interactions: The role of environmental science in London on 4-5 September 2017.
The aims of the workshop are to:
- Inform attendees about the Global Challenges Research Fund and the 2nd collective fund call Interdisciplinary Research Hubs to Address Intractable Development Challenges - external link.
- Share experience and best practice in Official Development Assistance research, forming equitable partnerships, developing interdisciplinary research programmes and delivering large scale hub investments.
- Discuss and identify opportunities for the UK environmental science community to engage in the 2nd GCRF collective fund call and facilitate links between, academics, international development practitioners, beneficiaries and users across a range of disciplines.
Places at the workshop are limited and individuals wishing to attend the workshop are asked to complete one of the following online registration forms:
Registration for individuals who wish to give an elevator talk - deadline for applications is 16:00 on 7 August 2017. Invited participants will be notified on 10 August 2017.
General registration - deadline for applications is 16:00 on 14 August 2017. Invited participants will be notified on 17 August 2017.
Submission of the online registration form will be taken as indicating availability on both days of the workshop. Please note you should only complete one of the registration forms.
The organisers reserve the right to select participants, based on ensuring a balance across institutions and disciplines should places become limited.
The full programme of the workshop and further details will be circulated to successful applicants in August 2017.
Further information is provided in the document below.
A draft agenda for this workshop is provided below.
For further details, please contact:
Senior Programme Manager (Research)