Thursday, July 28, 2011
SCHOLARSHIP: Forest and Nature for Society PhD Positions
8-10 PhD-positions have been announced with Forest and Nature for Society (FONASO), a three-year Joint Doctoral Programme. FONASO is part of the Erasmus Mundus programme initiated by the European Commission to enhance and promote European higher education throughout the world. Within forest and nature management, the programme is focused on the scientific fields of (i) economics and policy, and (ii) ecology and silviculture, each with two sub-groups.
The FONASO topics fall within the following 4 categories:
- Economics and Socio-Economics of Forest and Nature
- Governance, Policy and Sociology of Forests
- Forest Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services
- Silviculture and Sustainable Forest Management
FONASO doctoral candidates will be part of research groups at two or more of the twelve partner institutions. All applicants must choose one of the described topics as base for their doctoral study synopsis.
Deadline: November 1, 2011