Young researchers

A two-day workshop for young researchers organised by the PYRN (Permafrost Young Researchers Network) will take place in Chamonix June 23-24, 2018. The workshop will include 1 day of local excursion.  

All participants to the workshop will be invited to join us as early as June 22nd for a welcoming BBQ hosted at the Chamonix Youth Hostel. Solutions for cheap accommodations will be offered by the Chamonix Youth Hostel.

The workshop program is as follows:

Friday, June 22nd 2018: Welcoming ice-breaker for PYRN participants

Saturday June, 23rd 2018: Introduction to PYRN activities by the PYRN ExCom, plenary lectures and breakout sessions lead by outstanding senior and junior scientists covering major permafrost topics, career planning, research perspectives, and soft-skills development.

Sunday June, 24th 2018: Local excursion lead by outstanding local researchers and land-planners to learn about environmental settings and land-planning issues in the Mont Blanc massif.

Participation to the workshop is free of charge. Travel grants of up to 250 euros will be offered to a limited number of participants. To apply for a travel grant, please fill in the following form: The deadline to submit a travel grant application is January 15, 2018. Travel grant recipients will be asked to submit a short video showcasing their research.

In the meantime, all young researchers willing to participate to this workshop are invited to sign up to the PYRN: (free membership).


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