Malaysia Window to Cambridge at UKM (MW2C@UKM)Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Advances in Meteorological Forecasting and Hazards Assessment
Time and Date:
28-29 June 2018
Location and Venue:
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
SEADPRI-UKM, University of Cambridge, ANCST
The Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) is convening a Training Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Advances in Meteorological Forecasting and Hazards Assessment on 28-29 June 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The two-day training is designed to build the capacity of scientists from Malaysia and the region on forecasting extreme weather events and hazards assessment. A key feature will be on development of case studies on disaster risk reduction from the region. Applications are invited on a competitive basis for full sponsorship to attend the training in Malaysia.
Candidates below 30 years old from a Commonwealth country in Asia or an ASEAN Member State; having academic qualification in physical and earth sciences at the bachelors level; with excellent proficiency in both spoken and written English; working with a meteorological, hydrological or geoscience-related institution OR currently undertaking research at the doctoral or post-doctoral level are encouraged to apply. Applicants are required to develop and submit case studies on topics relevant to extreme weather events and hazards assessment.
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