April 29, 2009

NGInfra Academy 21-25 September 2009

During this one-week course you will
be brought up to speed with the latest
developments in infrastructures
research, be given practical tools for
addressing many of the challenges
facing the design of tomorrow’s
infrastructure systems, and interact
with talented researchers and young
professionals from government
ministries, regulatory agencies and
international knowledge institutions,
all in the unique setting of a Dutch
castle in the southern province of
This year, you may choose one from three
independent, but connected, tracks
Serious Gaming and Simulation, The Model Factory,
Energy Markets.

Prevention Minor

New Interdisciplinary PREVENTION SCIENCE Graduate Minor

Fall of 2009 a new interdisciplinary graduate level minor in Prevention
Science will be offered at the University of Minnesota. This new
interdisciplinary minor spans six colleges and eleven departments,
giving students for the first time the opportunity to pursue a Master’s
or Doctoral Minor in Prevention Science.

Come and learn more on:
April 22, 2009
10:00 to 11:30
325 Ed Sciences

Departments and Schools sponsoring the minor:

College of Education and Human Development
Department of Educational Psychology
Institute of Child Development
School of Social Work
Department of Family Social Science
Department of Educational Policy and Administration
School of Kinesiology
College of Liberal Arts
Department of Psychology
Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
Social Policy Area
School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry
School of Nursing
School of Public Health
Division of Epidemiology and Community Health

January 26, 2009

Graduate Research Opportunities at the University of Saskatchewan

Dear Colleagues,

I am in the fortunate and unusual position of having an abundance of funding available for graduate students for the coming years (2 to 3 years us gauranteed in most cases) and am looking to increase our department’s pool of graduate applicants.

Attached is a brief summary of three projects for which I am seeking qualified and interested students. Our department offers MA, MSc, and PhD degrees so I am looking for both senior undergraduates and graduate students completing their Master’s degree. All three projects are federally funded and project #2 (human navigation) has an additional grant application under review. If you or your students have any questions do not hesitate to contact me. If you know of colleagues who might have eligible and interested students please forward the attachment to them.

Best wishes for the holidays,


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November 25, 2008

Fellowships for a new Geospatial Masters Program in Germany

Announcement of a new masters program

Dear all,

The University of Münster, Germany, University Jaume I, Spain, and New University of Lisbon, Portugal, provide a new Masters Program in Geospatial Technologies. The English-taught Masters program has been approved in the educational program of excellence of the European Union ERASMUS MUNDUS. The program targets international applicants from NON-EU countries and will provide
~15-20 grants for non-EU students (35.600 € for the entire Masters program of 18 months)
~3-4 grants for non-EU visiting researchers/scholars (13.000 € for four months of teaching and research)
Application deadline: January 15, 2009.
We kindly ask you to distribute this information and the attached flyer to all potentially interested
Students - the Masters program addresses holders of Bachelor degrees in APPLICATION AREAS of Geographic Information, such as Geography, Environmental Planning, Regional Planning, Transportation/Logistics, Agriculture, Forestry, Retailing/Marketing , etc., and/or
Researchers (visiting scholars) with high-level academic achievements in the field of Geographic Information.
The additional know-how and experience in Geospatial Technologies qualifies for a professional career in the following domains:
Private sector: GI applications and consulting in the domains of regional planning, landscape planning, financial services industry, energy providing industry, transportation, agriculture and forestry, and retailing/marketing.
Research: Applied sciences at universities and other research institutions
Public sector: GI applications and consulting in local and regional adminstrations, especially in cadastre and different types of planning (e.g., regional, traffic, ecology).
For further information, please see Thank you very much for your support by disseminating this information.

Kind regards

Christoph Brox