Monday, November 23, 2009

Training in Panama

CATHALAC, the Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Panama, in association with various universities and organisations, offers educational programmes, including a Master's degree in Climate Change, a Capacity Development Programme for professionals, a Study Abroad Programme for undergraduates, a Research Abroad Programme and a Sabbaticals and Doctoral Research Programme. The July 2010 Study Abroad Programme will last eight weeks and focus on Climate Change and Sustainable Development. It will be conducted in English and the closing date is 8th Mar 2010. With CATHALAC being a hub for geospatial data and expertise, I imagine participants will be exposed to the latest in GIS technology.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

MSc Scholarships in Geospatial Technologies

MSc Geospatial Technologies
Application deadline: Jan 15, 2010

Ten full scholarships for non-EU students are available under the Erasmus Mundus programme for an MSc in Geospatial Technologies, taught in English, at Münster University (Germany), University of King Jaume I (Spain) and the New University of Lisbon (Portugal).

Saturday, November 07, 2009

Caribbean Youth Poster Competition

UN-SPIDER and the Space Generation Advisory Council in support of the UN Programme for Space Applications (SGAC), calls for candidates from Caribbean Region countries between the ages of 18–35 to submit a poster on the topic of "Case Study on the use of Space–based information for Disaster Management in the Caribbean". The lucky winner will be invited to the 4th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management from the 7-11 of December, 2009 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Travel costs, daily subsistence allowance and cost of printing poster will be covered The deadline is 15 Nov 2009.