Application is open for the Young Scientist Program at the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR). IRDR, with its mandate for integrated and trans-disciplinary research, would like to promote capacity building of young professionals, and encourage them to undertake innovative and needs based research which makes science-policy and science-practice linkages stronger.
- Contribute to innovative research in the field of disaster risk reduction;
- Be the ambassador of IRDR in different conferences and/or social media;
- Develop and contribute to networking of young professionals;
- Submit a 6-month report of activities in the prescribed format of IRDR;
- Acknowledge the contribution of IRDR in the academic paper, thesis etc.
Once selected, as fellow can be an “IRDR Young Scientist” for a period of maximum three years. The fellow will receive the following benefits:
- Link to IRDR network of professionals and practitioners;
- Access to IRDR Scientific Committee (SC) for academic support / advice;
- Participation in IRDR related training programs (there would be a different selection process for each of the training program);
- A certificate for IRDR Young Scientist upon successful completion.