Saturday, March 12, 2011

ProSPER.NET-Scopus Young Scientist Award in ICT for Sustainable Development: Call for nominations and applications

Youth Scientist in sustainable development Award

The ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award (YSA) in Sustainable Development is given annually to young scientists, based in the Asia-Pacific region, who have made significant contributions in the area of Sustainable Development.

In line with its mission to further the development and application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to address the pressing global challenges of sustainable development, UNU-IIST seeks ways promote research in this important new area. This year, therefore, the YSA includes a special category in ICT for Sustainable Development. The award in ICT for Sustainable Development is intended to spur research in this area by promoting the careers of outstanding young scientists and inspiring others through their example.

Nominations and applications are open starting 01 March 2011 and will close at midnight GMT on 30 April 2011. Late submissions and incomplete applications will not be accepted. As part of the judging process, the top three finalists in each category will be sponsored to present their work in a public symposium to be held the first week of July 2011 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. For more details of the award and application process, follow this link

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