Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development. The deadline for submissions is midnight GMT on 30 June 2013.
The Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award is given annually to young scientists or researchers who have made significant contributions in the area of sustainable development. This year the award is open to those engaged in graduate education and research activities that emphasize sustainable development in three areas: water, transport, and ICT (information communication technology) for sustainable development.
Candidates must be employed at institutions of higher education in the Asia–Pacific region (excluding the USA and Canada), and should have completed their PhD degree between 1 June 2008 and 1 June 2013.
As part of the judging process, the top three finalists in each category will be sponsored to present their work in a public symposium that is to be held in August 2013 in Singapore. Winners will receive a cash award of US$1,000.
For further details about eligibility requirements, the evaluation process and awards to be offered, please visit the UNU-IAS website.
The ProSPER.Net academic and research alliance is an effort of the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Programme at UNU-IAS to bring about understanding and delivery of ESD and SD at the postgraduate level. The creation of the network and implementation of joint activities are currently supported by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment.