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2016 ProSPER.Net
Young Researchers’ School
‘Sustainable Energy for
Transforming Lives: Availability,
Accessibility, Afford...
General objectives
• Opportunity for students to be exposed to
sustainability issues while developing research
skills with...
Specific objectives
• Increase participants’ recognition and
understanding of current
environmental problems and
sustainab...
• Develop research skills and research
communication skills:
–3-minute thesis
–Research communication
• Close interaction ...
Structure
• 2-week course with lectures and field trips
–specific lectures (on sustainable energy)
–research methodology/l...
Participating Institutions
• Students from ProSPER.Net member institutions
– Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Ap...
Outputs
• Research proposal – Group work
– To be developed during the researchers’ school (second week)
– Presentation on ...
Facilitators for Lectures
• Lecture 1: Keio University
• Lecture 2: RMIT University
• Lecture 3: Tongji University
• Lectu...
Facilitating Lectures
• Introduction of speakers (bios in the booklet)
• Facilitate discussions, encourage and ask
questio...
Facilitating Lectures
• Introduction of speakers (bios in the booklet)
• Facilitate discussions, encourage and ask
questio...
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Introduction to the ProSPER.Net Young Researchers' School 2016, Mario Tabucanon, UNU-IAS

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This presentation is part of the 2016 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers' School at TERI University, India on sustainable energy for transforming lives: availability, accessibility, affordability

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Introduction to the ProSPER.Net Young Researchers' School 2016, Mario Tabucanon, UNU-IAS

  1. 1. 2016 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School ‘Sustainable Energy for Transforming Lives: Availability, Accessibility, Affordability’
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Specific objectives • Increase participants’ recognition and understanding of current environmental problems and sustainability challenges, as well as solutions for sustainable development in different contexts
  4. 4. • 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
  5. 5. Structure • 2-week course with lectures and field trips –specific lectures (on sustainable energy) –research methodology/lectures/group work –fieldwork methodology/field trips –communication skills: • Research communication • 3-minute thesis competition • Student MC for each lecture session • Contribution to interviews
  6. 6. Participating Institutions • Students from ProSPER.Net member institutions – Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Applied Ecology (China) – Tongji University (China) – TERI University (India) – RMIT University (Australia) – Queensland University of Technology (Australia) – Keio University (Japan) – The University of Tokyo (Japan) – Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand) – King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (Thailand) – Prince of Songkla University (Thailand)
  7. 7. Outputs • Research proposal – Group work – To be developed during the researchers’ school (second week) – Presentation on the last day • One article relating the field trips to your research- Group Work – All articles will be published in the ProSPER.Net website – Deadline for submission: • First Draft: 12February (Fri) • Final Draft: 26 February (Fri) – Maximum of 1,500 words • Interviews – Interviews to be conducted by students to local stakeholders during the field trips
  8. 8. Facilitators for Lectures • Lecture 1: Keio University • Lecture 2: RMIT University • Lecture 3: Tongji University • Lecture 4: Asian Institute of Technology • Lecture 5: King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi • Lecture 6: Queensland University of Technology • Lecture 7: The University of Tokyo • Lecture 8: Prince of Songkla University • Lecture 9: Chinese Academy of Sciences – Institute of Applied Ecology • Lecture 10: TERI • Lecture 11: TERI • Lecture 12: TERI
  9. 9. 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 on 12 February, first session in the morning
  10. 10. 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 on 12 February, first session in the morning

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