28 June 2019.
Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences.
The objective of the workshop is to raise awareness among young scientists on the policy and diplomacy aspects that are related to the use of chemicals in various scientific disciplines, including chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and other related fields. In particular, scientists will be updated on the Chemical Weapons Convention and other international treaties and regulatory tools governing the transfer and use of chemicals.
The workshop will accommodate a maximum of 25 participants who will be selected based on their qualifications and experience.
The five-day workshop will include theoretical lectures and interactive sessions on the following topics:
- The work of international organizations in the promotion and control of the science and technology (S&T) and industrial activities in chemical and biochemical sciences, and related regulations imposed by the international treaties.
- The impact of developments in S&T on international security and on the implementation of international treaties.
- Science advise and science diplomacy.
- The concept of sustainability in industrial and research activities.
- Issues related to the multiple uses of science.
- Ethics in science and responsible research practices.
- A study tour on a selected topic.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS, IRAN, IRAQ, JORDAN, LEBANON, SYRIA, TURKEY, YEMEN & OTHER COUNTRIES NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST OR NORTH AFRICA.
From 9 to 13 September 2019.
The workshop is open to those who:
- have a Ph.D. in natural sciences (for example chemistry, biology, physics, geology) or related engineering from a recognized university or institution.
- are citizens of low- or the middle-income OPCW Member States. The list is available HERE.
- have been working in the field of applied chemical or biochemical or related sciences (research, academia, or industry) for at least five years.
- are young scientists at the beginning of their scientific career, i.e. who have received their Ph.D. within the past 10 years and who are under the age of 40 years.
- The workshop will be conducted in English. Participants must, therefore, have a strong command of both written and spoken English.
- Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.
- The cost of tuition for all participants will be covered by the Secretariat.
- Approximately 20 selected participants will receive sponsorship from the Secretariat, covering international travel, medical and travel insurance, and a daily subsistence allowance.
First Step: Get an endorsement from the National Authority or Permanent Representation of your country. Contacts are available HERE.
Second Step: Create an account and then register for the event on Eventus.
Third Step: Complete the application through Eventus by clicking “Apply Now”
- The endorsement form together with a curriculum vitae must be uploaded during the online registration process.
- Applicants who, for technical reasons, are not able to submit their applications online via Eventus are requested to complete and send the endorsement and application forms (available below for download) via email attachment ([email protected]), with the name of the event clearly indicated in the subject line of the message.
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Rania Khalaf / Egypt “
Reviewed by “ Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt “
“Mona Awad / Egypt”
MARJ3 Scholarships team