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Responding to environmental changes and maintaining high quality of life in the Alps.

Research and innovation are key elements for promoting sustainable development in the Alps. Young academics play a crucial role in this, helping to shape the future of the Alps. The Permanent Secretariat of the Alpine Convention recognises this role by awarding outstanding master theses carried out on relevant Alpine topics.

The Autumn School, organised by Future Earth, will allow the participants to share and reflect on the various ways science communities in Europe frame sustainability science and transform their practices to better address sustainability challenges and make a greater contribution to societal transformations. This should enable participants to integrate new concepts and practices into their future research portfolios.

The Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) was so pleased to be invited to participate at the proceedings of the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere (MAB) World Network of Mountain Biosphere Reserves Secretariat workshop, and to be a part of the work plan that was designed and discussed in Spain.

The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) is calling for experts with knowledge of a range of topics within sustainable mountain development, in order to support the work of the UIAA and its Mountain Protection Commission.

In this course, you’ll explore how to meet the challenges of conducting effective transdisciplinary research. You’ll gain insights into a variety of case studies from different fields as you learn from the experiences of peers and experts. You’ll investigate the principles, processes, and uses of transdisciplinarity.

On 20 March 2023, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its AR6 Synthesis Report, which emphasizes the need for urgent action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is opening applications for the awards & medals programme for 2024, which recognises every year eminent scientists for their outstanding research contributions in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, and identifies the awardees as role models for the next generation of early career scientists to foster geosciences research.

The Climate and Cryosphere (CliC) Project of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) is launching an open call for nominations to its Scientific Steering Group (SSG) for the period 2024 – 2027. Nominate by 31 March 2023.

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