Shylock Centro Universitario Teatrale di Venezia announces the international contest of communication and creativity for published and unpublished works “CLIMATE CHANGE – The grand challenge” 2017 – Climate CHANCE is TODAY
The competition, referring to the final summary of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) 2014, the Paris Agreement adopted at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015 and in New York in April 2016, focuses on adaptation and mitigation strategies and the actions needed to urgently pursue the aims set by the international community.
Deadlines Sept. 20th and October 20th
Admission to Doctoral Programmes is gained through a highly selective application process, subject to international attention.
Deadline for call for applications a.y. 2017/18: April, 27th 2017 1 PM (Italian time).
In partnership with:
Prof Carlo Carraro, Ca' Foscari University
The PhD in Science and Management of Climate Change offers 4 years fully funded scholarships, one year of intese coursework, world-wide research opportunities, broad international network and highly renowned placement afterwards.
The main objective of this PhD programme is to prepare experts with a broad and thorough scientific background in economics, in addition to a solid base of original and innovative research on themes regarding the dynamics of climate change, and the methodologies and techniques used in their evaluation and management in terms of mitigation and adaptation measures and policy.
The doctorate has two main subject areas:
The course is taught entirely in English.
Through the acquisition of a sound scientific understanding of how to approach climate change on a global level, the PhD graduate will be able to carry out leadership roles in the academic world, in consultancy, and also in the energy and insurance sectors, both private and public.