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News Call for 10 guest researchers: "Climate in the Nile basin area, with a particular reference to climate change and Climate and health"

Call for 10 guest researchers, University of Bergen, Norway. "Climate in the Nile basin area, with a particular reference to climate change and Climate and health": Nile Basin Research Programme - a Guest Research Programme (August-December 2007).
Nile Basin Research Programme (NBRP) is a strategic, multidisciplinary programme for Nile Basin related research and education aimed to give researchers from academic institutions in the ten Nile Basin countries an opportunity to work together in research groups in a multidisciplinary, fertile academic environment in collaboration with researchers from outside the Nile Basin. It is supported by the governments of the region as a research component of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) and aims at supporting the general objectives of Applied Training Project under NBI's Shared Vision Programme. NBRP aims at mobilizing senior researchers and post docs to do research on topics of common interest and should provide a unique opportunity for such senior researchers from institutions in the Nile Basin Region. Each researcher is supposed to stay at the University of Bergen for a five month period. The researchers will be given Norwegian standard salary. They are supposed to take part in seminars and to write an article/ a paper/ a chapter during the stay in Bergen. They are also supposed to follow up the research when they return to their country. NBRP will organize seminars and lectures by leading scholars from all over the world. Research themes will vary and have been indicated in the programme document.
Online application form here. Application deadline: March, 1, 2007.

Contact information Nile Basin Research Programme (email:
News type Vacancies
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Source of information University of Bergen, Norway
Keyword(s) climate change, Nile Basin,
Geographical coverage Norway
News date 09/01/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH