IPA-IAG Agreement – Early Career Researcher Conference Travel Grants For 9th International Conference on Geomorphology – New Delhi, India, 6-11 November 2017
According to the recently established IPA-IAG Agreement, the International Permafrost Association (IPA) offers 2 travel grants of 300 euros to Early Career Researchers to take part in the 9th International Conference on Geomorphology (ICG2017) on “Geomorphology and society” (New Delhi, India, November 2017). The International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG) will cover the costs for Registration Fee to the grant winners.
The grants will be devoted to support the active participation (oral or poster presentation) of 2 early career researchers* whose interests intersect with those of the two associations, generally in the area of glacial and periglacial research.
The submission and acceptance of an abstract and the active participation in the conference (with oral or poster presentation) are mandatory to receive this support. Early career researchers based in the organizing country for the international conference are not eligible for this support.
Candidates for GRANTS are requested to submit the following documents before 30 April 2017:
– Copy of valid passport or identity card
– Short CV (maximum 2 pages long), including up to 10 papers related to the Conference themes
– Abstract submitted (or to be submitted) to the Conference.
The above mentioned documents should be submitted to the IPA Secretariat at email@example.com (please specify IPA-IAG Grants – INDIA 2017 in the subject of the accompanying e-mail).
The Conference on Geomorphology will take place in New Delhi at Vigyan Bhawan. Organized by the Indian Institute of Geomorphologists and open to all scientists and practitioners, it will include scientific sessions, keynote lectures as well as a special Session and an Intensive Course for Young Geomorphologists dealing with ‘Geomorphology Field Training in tectonically active mountain regions’, co-sponsored by the European Geosceinces Union (EGU). Field trips will be arranged in various parts of India and neighbouring countries, before, during and after the Conference.
The selection of candidates will be carried out by a Commission appointed by the IAG and IPA Executive Committees.
IAG Vice-President and Training Officer
*An early career researcher is defined as an individual currently enrolled as a student in a post-secondary institution or having completed their most recent post-secondary degree within the last six years and not holding a tenure-track or tenured professorial appointment.