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WUN International Network Development Program - Free Virtual Workshops for Early Career Researchers (including final year PhD students)

WUN International Network Development Program - Free Virtual Workshops for Early Career Researchers (including final year PhD students)
Publication date:
24th March 2021
Author:
UCD Graduate Studies

Our colleagues in UCD Global have advised us of one free virtual workshops for early career researchers, open to final year UCD PhD (or equivalent programme) students, as well as to those within five years of being awarded the degree.

The Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) in collaboration with the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will be hosting a virtual networking workshop focusing on SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities on 24 March, 14:00 to 15:30

Register here. The registration deadline for the event is 21 March at 12 noon GMT.

The session programme will be as follows: 

PART 1: INTRODUCTORY SPEAKERS (click on name to view full bio):

Raf Tuts

Director - Global Solutions Division

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

WUN Research Snapshots

Associate Professor Sylvia Ying He

Principal Investigator: Low-Carbon Transport, Individual Wellbeing & Planetary

Health in the Era of Smart Cities & New Mobilities

Professor Shyama V. Ramani

Principal Investigator: A Cross-National Study of Urban Solid Waste

Management: Learnings and Way Forward

Associate Professor Hendrik Tieben

Principal Investigator: Analyzing the Role of Urban Forms in Making Sustainable,

Healthy Cities

Question and Answer Session

PART 2: NETWORKING WORKSHOP BREAKOUT ROOMS

Note: Although these networking workshops are primarily for the benefit of early career researchers, a limited number of places will also be available for middle and senior career researchers to further enhance networking opportunities. 

Please send any queries to Roslyn Reddy: directorucdglobal@ucd.ie