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TitleEmerging environmental problems and risk assessment
Listing InstitutionState Key Laboratory of Marine Environmental Science (Xiamen University)
Last Date to apply2012-05-15
Course DurationFrom: 2012-07-02  To: 2012-07-13
Location
DescriptionThe Summer School series on Environmental Science is jointly organized by Xiamen University, City University of Hong Kong, San Diego State University and Peking University. The Summer School is designed not only for university postgraduate students, but it is also relevant and applicable for professionals working in the area of marine and environmental science. The State Key Lab of Marine Environmental Science (MEL) has organized several summer schools with its partner institutions in previous years which were well attended by over 300 participants and very encouraging feedback was received. The themes of previous summer schools were “EIA and Ecotoxicology” in 2008, “EIA and Eutrophication (HAB)” in 2009 and “Multidisciplinary Research of Geo-Bio-Chemical Interactions in the Ocean and at the Seafloor” in 2011. This year we continue our mission to provide participants with quality learning, key concepts and current update in various aspects of environmental science. We are looking forward to seeing you in Xiamen this July.
Instruction LanguageEnglish
Minimum Educational Requirement(students) Doctoral and master students in the areas of Ecotoxicology, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Oceanic and Atmospheric Science; Professionals working in the area of Environmental Science are welcome to attend the summer school. To ensure effective interactions, the number of participants will be limited to 70.
Application Documents RequirmentA complete application form, including an updated CV and a personal statement of research interersts should be submitted online (http://mel.xmu.edu.cn/summerschool/application.asp) A reference letter from advisor/ supervisor is required
Sponsors' AvailabilityNo registration fee is charged for qualified applicants. Programs and teaching materials will be provided for free Accommodation and meals will be arranged by the organizer. Financial support will be provided for graduate students. Postdoctoral fellows and young scientists are responsible for their own expenses. Best oral and poster presentations will be awarded with special prizes
Contact InformationXiamen University: Miss Vera Shi: vera_shiwei@xmu.edu.cn, 86-592-2186039
Related Websiteshttp://mel.xmu.edu.cn/summerschool
KeywordsGlobal Climate change, Emerging environmental problems, Toxicology, Human Health, risk assessment, Atmospheric and Oceanic science
Last Updated:2012-04-10

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