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Opportunities

Within the COPREPARE project, we look for interdisciplinary experts in Himalayan Geography, Climatologist, Geomorphologist and Sociologist. We will shortly advertise the opportunities to join our team.

The project aims to provide extensive opportunities to postgraduate and PhD students to write their thesis in Germany in any of three research areas.

For any further queries, kindly write to project coordinators.

COPREPARE Conference Grant (CCG) Scheme for IIT Roorkee Students

The COPREPARE conference grant offer support to students of IIT Roorkee with research interests in geosciences, hydrology, climatology, social sciences. , More specifically (but are not limited), on water, water-induced hazards—such as floods, landslides and droughts; climate change, remote sensing, data science, adaptation and mitigation of hazards in the Himalayan region (and/or downstream regions). The opportunity will provide the candidate to participate in summer/winter school, workshops and conference organized by IIT Roorkee and University of Potsdam.

Interested candidates may submit their abstract in IUGG Berlin 2023 before 14th Feb 2023. Co-PREPARE will provide funding support to the selected candidates.
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Update: We got an over whelming response for the grant and the selection procedure is in progress; results will be informed soon.

COPREPARE Master exchange scholarship for IIT Roorkee students

The COPREPARE Master Exchange scholarships offer support to masters students of IIT Roorkee with research interests in geosciences, hydrology, climatology, social sciences. , More specifically (but are not limited), on water, water-induced hazards—such as floods, landslides and droughts; climate change, remote sensing, data science, adaptation and mitigation of hazards in the Himalayan region (and/or downstream regions). The opportunity will provide the candidate to complete a semester exchange as part of their master’s thesis under the guidance of a German professor at the University of Potsdam, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany.
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Co-PREPARE Academic Grant (CAG) for IIT Roorkee students/faculty/staff

Continuous learning is a part of knowledge assimilation and creation. Exposing oneself to new ideas and training not only facilitate the expansion of one's worldview but also the creation of holistic research and solutions.

To enhance continuous learning, Co-PREPARE Academic Grant (CAG), will support specific training (PRA, Google Engine, etc.), workshops (Writing, presentations, data collection, etc.) and skill development (Statistical analysis, Software package, Coding, etc) for the students/faculty of IIT Roorkee with research interests in geosciences, hydrology, climatology, social sciences. More specifically (but are not limited), on water, water-induced hazards—such as floods, landslides and droughts; climate change, remote sensing, data science, adaptation and mitigation of hazards in the Himalayan region (and/or downstream regions).

We will announce specific training programmes, workshops, skills development courses on the COPREPARE website. For more information stay stuned.

Co-PREPARE Academic Grant (CAG) provided by the COPREPARE project will cover the fee of the selected participants. The details of the Co-PREPARE Academic Grant (CAG) is given at the https://ir.iitr.ac.in/COPREPARE/opportunities.html

As there are limited slots (14), we are inviting applications from the eligible IITR PhDs and Postdocs students. Please fill the following form to apply and avail Co-PREPARE Academic Grant https://forms.office.com/r/aD4TgPpScy

Your response should reach us by 27th Aug 2021 5 pm. All the selected participants will be informed accordingly.

Note: Students are advised to discuss with their supervisor before applying. Preference will be given to Co-PREPARE PhDs and Associated PhDs, PhDs who are in an advanced stage and PhDs have writing experience. Co-PREPARE support should be duly acknowledged in all the scientific publications, backdrops, printed materials, etc. Also, the reimbursement will be processed after your participation at NatRiskChange 2021 Conference.

CoPREPARE Associate PhD (CAP)

The CoPREPARE Project seeks applications from advanced stage PhDs enrolled at IIT Roorkee and working on co-prepare related research topics. CAP offer funding support to conduct research for upto six weeks at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Those PhD candidates who have their research work aligned with the theme of the CoPREPARE project are eligible to apply.

To apply, submit a copy of your CV and cover letter mentioning why you want to join the CAP program and how your PhD research work aligns with the CoPREPARE theme.

For application submission or any specific queries, please write to coprepare@iitr.ac.in with the subject headline “CoPREPARE Associate PhD.

CoPREPARE Internship Program (CIP)

The COPREPARE Internship Program offers opportunity for motivated Undergraduate/postgraduate students enrolled in recognized universities/institutions in India to get work experience in the various fields of hazards such as floods, landslides and droughts; climate change, remote sensing, data science, adaptation and mitigation of hazards in the Himalayan region (and/or downstream regions). The opportunity will provide the candidates to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas and research experience while improving skills in a diverse environment.

For application submission or any specific queries, please write to coprepare@iitr.ac.in with the subject headline “CoPREPARE Internship Program.