Dear Colleagues, Partners and Collaborators,
The IRDR International Centre of Excellence (ICoE) in Taipei, China, together with Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START), IRDR and the International Council for Science (ICSU), is pleased to announce a Call for Applications for the 2012 Advanced Institute on Forensic Investigation of Disasters (FORIN) – Southeast Asia. The Institute, will be held from 12-18 March 2012 at the IRDR ICoE in Taipei, China, and will provide approximately 15-20 young to middle-career researchers and practitioners from Southeast Asia with the enhanced understanding, skills and resources to design, organize and carry out FORIN-related studies in their own countries. Institute sessions will include educational modules, hands-on interactive exercises and field visits. Special attention will be given to disasters that have impacted cities in Southeast Asia.
The deadline for applications for the Advanced Institute is – 16 February 2012.