日本学術会議ニュース・メールNo.368

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** 日本学術会議ニュース・メール ** No.368 ** 2012/12/7 
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◇若手科学者への募集案件:Networking Conference on Integrated Science
                          discussing the Future Earth(テーマ:Food Future)
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 日本学術会議も加盟している国際学術団体であるICSU(国際科学会議:
International Council of Sciences)から、若手科学者を対象とする以下の案件が
届きました。ご興味のある方は、是非応募して下さいますよう、お願いいたします。
 応募締切日が12月14日(金)となっております。
 協力学術研究団体におかれましては、学会員へのご案内をよろしくお願いします。

 ◇イベント:Networking Conference on Integrated Science
          discussing the Future Earth
 ◇共催団体:ICSU(International Social Science Council),
          DFG(German Research Foundation)、
          及びISSC(International Social Science Council)
 ◇テーマ:Food Future

 ◇日程:2013年4月14~19日
 ◇場所;イタリア(Villa Vigoni at Lake Como)
 ◇応募要件:Future Earthの関連イベントの一環としてFood Futureを取り上げる
      ため、本件 に関連する問題についてディベートできるポスドクの方
       (博士号取得及び同等と認められる経歴の研究者含む)
      10年未満の職歴がある方:好ましくは40歳未満)。
            自然科学と社会科学の間でのコラボレーションに興味がある方。
 ◇旅費等:エコノミー・クラスの航空券と現地宿泊費用は主催者負担となります。
 ◇言語:英語のみ。
 ◇応募締切日:2012年12月14日(必要書類を電子メールにて送付)
 ◇応募書類等:詳細は元の英文メールの内容をご確認ください。
 ◇応募用電子メールアドレス:net‐conf@worldsocialscience.org
 ◇採用の可否の連絡時期:2013年1月

 問い合わせ先
 日本学術会議事務局 国際業務
 TEL:03-3403-5751


詳細は、以下にお示しします先方からのメール本文をご参照頂けますよう、
お願いいたします。


The DFG, ICSU and ISSC are organising a networking conference in April 2013
in Villa Vigoni at Lake Como in Italy. Young scientists working on
integrated science on food systems are invited to submit their proposals.
Applications close on December 14th.

Food poses one of the key challenges for human societies in the coming
decades. Food Futures encompasses everything from what we eat and food
security to the way we research and talk about food. Food is often
a central theme in issues related to security, global health, demographics,
geography, urbanities, culture and society, political systems, and local
and global environments. ICSU and ISSC, in collaboration with the DFG,
are planning to assemble a large group of young researchers with diverse
research perspectives to reflect on Food Futures and debate relevant issues
as part of a series of conferences on Integrated Science.
The aim is to bring together creative multidimensional, interdisciplinary
and transdisciplinary perspectives to address such a complex topic like
food systems. These early career scientists will ask what are and will be
the challenges related to food, now and in the future, and they are expected
to devise the next generation of research programmes and projects, looking
for a suitable definition and means to reach global sustainability goals.
Young scientists are invited to submit applications for participation in
a Networking Conference on Integrated Science.

The DFG/ICSU/ISSC Young Scientists Networking Conference on Integrated Science
discussing the Future Earth theme Food Futures will take place in Villa Vigoni,
the German‐Italian Centre for Cultural and Scientific Exchange at Lake Como in
Italy, from 14‐19 April, 2013. The International Council for Science (ICSU),
the German Research Foundation (DFG),
and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) are inviting applications
for participation by young scientists. The conference is kindly funded
by the German Research Foundation.
Closing date for applications: 14 December 2012.

The Networking Conference is open to post‐doctoral researchers interested in
the collaboration between the social and the natural sciences. The conference
will bring together senior and leading scientists and researchers with a
diversity of perspectives on food to identify top priority questions for future
research on the topic. The meeting is designed to become the starting point for
new international integrated science research on Food Futures. They will provide
not only a chance to fully realise the overview of the state of the art in the
topic/field, but also to interact and network with leading thinkers ? forging new
collaborations, and fostering new compelling integrated science. Travel expenses
(economy trip) as well as cost for the stay at Villa Vigoni will be covered for
successful applicants for the duration of the conference. Please note that the
seminar will be held in English only.
Candidates should indicate if this would be a problem for them.


Selection criteria

1. General eligibility of Candidates

・Post‐doctoral researchers with no more than 10 years work experience following
their PhD; or individuals with equivalent qualifications (preferably under the age of 40);
・Interest in international, transdisciplinary, intercultural research cooperation
Application requirements:
・A full (no more than 1 page) CV to include:
・Education
  - Current position;
  - Other relevant experiences or academic awards;
    - Candidate’s current research topic(s);
    - Supporting Material;
    - List of up to 5 of the candidates publications, which he/she values highest of which the best paper should be included as a reprint;
    - A brief outline (1 page) of how the candidate’s work is relevant to the seminar topic;
    - A half page outlining why she/he should be participating in the meeting;
    - A half page abstract for candidate’s proposed poster;
・Eligible, interested candidates are welcome to apply by emailing the requested documents to the email address below:

  net‐conf@worldsocialscience.org

・Or forward the application by mail to

  International Social Science Council (ISSC)
  UNESCO Building
  1, rue Miollis
  75732 Paris Cedex 15
  FRANCE

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