Call for participants

 Call for participants to workshop on: Social Ecological Resilience to River Floods and Coastal Disasters 

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within Newton Fund, the British Council and the National Council of State Foundations for Research Support (Confap) will be holding a workshop on ‘Social-Ecological Resilience to Floods and Other associated risks’. The workshop will be held in Blumenau, Brazil from 16th to 20th July 2018. The workshop is being coordinated by Professor Cristiane Mansur de Moraes Souza (Regional University of Blumenau, Brazil) and Dr. Menaha Thayaparan (London South Bank University, UK) and will have contributions from other leading researchers including Professor Charles Egbu (London South Bank University, UK), Assoc. Professor Yamuna Kaluarachchi (London South Bank University, UK), Professor Marcos Antônio Mattedi (Regional University of Blumenau, Brazil) and Professor Marcus Polette (Regional University of Vale do Itajaí, Itajaí, Brazil).

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK or Brazil to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton-Fund Researcher Links programme and Foundation for Research Funding and Innovation of the State of Santa Catarina (FAPESC).

Deadline for application 30th March 2018 

The application form including details on the initiative and eligibility criteria can be accessed at the British council website https://www.britishcouncil.org.br/events/researcher-links-workshop-social-ecological-resilience