Closed/Expired: Apply for Young Scientists Programme and Join IRDR Family

Apply for Young Scientists Programme and Join IRDR Family

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.

Deadline:- 10-12-2016

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