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Seeking PhD students to review a volume of the next IPCC report

Newsitem | 19-03-2013

Note: The deadline for applications for the reviews has passed.

Are you an ambitous PhD student and would you like to be involved in an important, ambitious and unique project? If so, you are invited to read on for an opportunity to enhance your analytical and review skills. You will come into contact with leading scientistst in the Netherlands and learn about the ins and outs of IPCC procedures.

The review

In an ambitious and world first national endeavour, the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency will be conducting a review of the draft version of a volume of the Fifth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). For this review we seek approximately 60 young scientists who have an affinity with climate change.

Our offer

We would ask that you invest two to three days in this review. Based on your interests and expertise, you will be asked to review a particular chapter of the report. In return, PBL will provide you with the opportunity to be part of an important, ambitious and unique project and develop your analytical and review skills. You would be  working under PBL supervision and we will provide you with the required methodology to conduct the review.

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Contact

For more information download the Letter to PhD students on IPCC review. If you have any questions or would like to sign up, please contact Lianne van der Veer at lianne.vanderveer@pbl.nl or phone +31 6 55714424. Registration closes April 5th 2013.