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We are pleased to announce that you can now apply for the Aurora Student Schemes for the upcoming Academic year 2022/2023. Become part of an international community of students by taking on one of the following two roles:
If you want to be a part of an international community of students, the role of Aurora Student Ambassador will be perfect for you.
This role is created specifically for students that want to go the extra mile. You will directly work on the key Aurora topics, in addition to the joint activities provided to Aurora Student Ambassadors.
The application is ongoing and will remain open until the end of the Academic Year. You can join the program at any point until July 2023.
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University of Iceland
Deadline: 07 MAY 2022
Practical training in the use of geospatial technologies in hazard research and response
This Aurora-supported intensive graduate-level field course is offered by of the Department of Geography and Tourism Studies of the University of Iceland, in collaboration with colleagues from the UI Science Institute and Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Graduate students from Aurora universities are encouraged to apply, especially those with a background in human or physical geography, geology, environmental sciences or environmental engineering. Applicants are expected to have some basic knowledge of geographic information systems.
The course provides students a first-hand experience with state-of-the-art geospatial technologies that are becoming important for both basic research and practical response planning in locations exposed to natural hazards. The focus is on two methodological innovations, understanding physical processes that contribute to landslide hazards and enabling meaningful participation of local publics in hazard research and response.
The course gives students the chance to explore Icelandic nature, gain a practical experience in the field, and to work on projects in international teams.
Download the flyer for more information!