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About ClimBEco

ClimBEco stands for Climate, Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a changing world. It is a two-year graduate research school that promotes young scientists to engage in interdisciplinary research.

Who can apply?

The Research School is open to students who are already enrolled as PhD students, and according to the following eligibility criteria (one fulfilled criterion is enough for eligibility):

  • The PhD-student and/or the main supervisor is a registered participant in BECC and/or MERGE
     
  • The PhD student and/or the main supervisor is affiliated with a department at the Faculty of Science at Lund University, and the PhD-student has a research education topic of relevance for the research fields of BECC and/or MERGE
     
  • The PhD student and/or the main supervisor is affiliated with one of the departments connected to BECC and MERGE at the University of Gothenburg (Biological and Environmental Sciences, Earth Sciences, Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Economics), and has a research education topic of relevance for the research fields of BECC and/or MERGE

If none of the eligibility criteria apply to you, please contact Anna Ekberg at anna [dot] ekberg [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se or 070-399 70 78 for information about possibilities to join ClimBEco against an enrollment fee.

Accepted PhD students agree to actively participate in the research school during two years. This includes to participate in the annual meetings, the ClimBEco introduction course "Interdisciplinarity in environmental research” and at least one additional ClimBEco Phd course during the two-year programme time. The supervisors are encouraged to participate during the annual meetings. 30 new PhD students can be admitted every year.

What you get in ClimBEco

When you join ClimBEco graduate research school, you will enter an inspiring research environment where you will:

  • Meet and network with other PhD students and senior scientists
  • Choose from a variety of cutting-edge PhD courses, free of charge
  • Get introduced to the field of interdisciplinary research in the context of climate & climate change, biodiversity and ecosystem services
  • Have the possibility to attend a mentoring programme for personal development, communication skills, networking and career planning

How much time do I have to invest?

You are active in ClimBEco for a period of two years. During this time, there is a minimum number of activities that you are requested to participate in:

  • The annual meetings (two per year)
  • The course "Interdisciplinarity in environmental research"
  • At least one additional ClimBEco-course

Apart from these minimum requirements, it is up to you to make the most of your ClimBEco-time by, for example, participate in the mentoring programme and suggest interesting workshops or seminars. All ClimBEco activities are extra-curricular to your ordinary research education.

Do I fit in ClimBEco?

The research school is open to students who are already enrolled as PhD students from different disciplines according to the eligibility criteria described above. We think that your research can add to our interdisciplinary discourse on the interactions among climate, Earth system, society, land use, and climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation.

Who is behind ClimBEco?

ClimBEco is funded by the strategic research areas BECC, MERGE and the Faculty of Science at Lund University. The research school has a Stearing group, a Coordinator and a Vice Coordinator appointed by
Centre for Environmental and Climate Research CEC

 

Page Manager:

ClimBEco 2018 - 2020

ClimBEco 2018-2020

Contact
anna [dot] ekberg [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se (Anna Ekberg), Coordinator
Phone: +46 70 399 70 78

 

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC

Sölvegatan 37
223 62 Lund, Sweden

Visiting address
The Ecology building, Sölvegatan 37, Lund