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2017 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers' School ‘Water Security For Sustainable Development in a Changing Climate’.


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2017 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers' School ‘Water Security For Sustainable Development in a Changing Climate’.

  1. 1. 2017 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School ‘Water Security for Sustainable Development in a Changing Climate’
  2. 2. DESA working paper, Leblanc, March 2015 UN DESA Working Paper No.141, March 2015UN DESA Working Paper No.141, March 2015
  3. 3. Disciplinary Sciences Development Policy Sustainability Science approach
  4. 4. Science-Policy Interface for Evidence-BasedScience-Policy Interface for Evidence-Based Policy Decision-MakingPolicy Decision-Making 5 Science (Evidence) Problem (Policy)
  5. 5. General objectives • Opportunity for students to be exposed to sustainability issues while developing research skills within and across universities in the Asia- Pacific region • Foment regional network of students/future professionals and academics working on sustainable development
  6. 6. Specific objectives • Increase participants’ recognition and understanding of current socio- economic-environmental problems and sustainability challenges, as well as solutions for sustainable development in different contexts
  7. 7. • Develop research skills and research communication skills: –3-minute thesis –Research communication • Close interaction between students and resource persons through group discussions and field trips (content and context for research proposal development) in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment
  8. 8. Structure • 10-day course with lectures and field trips –specific lectures (on water security) –research methodology/lectures/group work –fieldwork methodology/field trips –communication skills: • Research communication • 3-minute thesis competition • Student MC for each lecture session
  9. 9. Participating Institutions • Students from ProSPER.Net member institutions – RMIT University (Australia) – Tongji University (China) – TERI University (India) – Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia) – Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia (Indonesia) – Hokkaido University (Japan) – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Malaysia) – Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) – Chulalongkorn University (Thailand) – Prince of Songkla University (Thailand) – Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (Vietnam)
  10. 10. Outputs • Research proposal – Group work – To be developed during the researchers’ school – Presentation on the last day • One article relating the lectures and field trips to your research – All articles will be published in the ProSPER.Net website – Deadline for submission: 15 days after the YRS – Maximum of 1,500 words
  11. 11. Facilitators for Lectures • Lecture 1: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia • Lecture 2: Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia & Chulalongkorn University • Lecture 3: Tongji University • Lecture 4: TERI University • Lecture 5: Prince of Songkla University • Lecture 6: RMIT University • Lecture 7: RMIT University & TERI University • Lecture 8: RMIT University • Lecture 9: Universitas Gadjah Mada • Lecture 10: HCM University of Tecknology & Hokkaido University • Lecture 11: Tongi University & HCM University of Technology • Lecture 12: Nanyang Technological University
  12. 12. Facilitating Lectures • Introduction of speakers (bios in the booklet) • Facilitate discussions, encourage and ask questions • Keep time • Thank the speaker and active participation • Prepare a 300 word summary of the session that shall be submitted by the end of each day to be published in the YRS blog. It will also be presented at the last day of the programme.