About this opportunity

We are inviting early career researchers based in the UK and Kazakhstan to attend a research workshop entitled 'Sustainable Cities: rapid urbanisation and sustainability in Kazakhstan – exploring the use of novel technologies and research methods to address environmental and social change'.

The workshop will take place from 26-30 January, 2015 at the L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Astana (Kazakhstan), and will be coordinated by Professor Alistair Boxall (Environment Department, University of York) and Dr Raikhan Beisenova (L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan). Dr Simon Parker (Co-Director of CURB) from the Department of Politics, York, will also be taking part in the event.

All travel and accomodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme.

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 26-30 January 2015.

Deadline for applications - 2 November 2014.


This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and Kazakhstan. There is no restriction on nationality.

Early career researchers are defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience) and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience. They are equivalent to the ‘Recognised Researcher’ and sometimes ‘Experienced Researcher’ categories in the EU framework for researchers’ careers. Consideration will be given to researchers with more than 10 years post-doc experience that have taken extended career breaks.

How to apply

The application form and information on how to apply can be found here.




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