Posted by: Hendra Siry | 18 August, 2008

UNESCO MAB Young Scientists Awards: helping young people help the planet

MAB is since 1989 providing 10 young researchers each year with awards up to US$5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation of scientists worldwide because with think well-trained and committed young people are key to addressing ecological and sustainability issues. The MAB Young Scientists Awards targets young researchers carrying-out interdisciplinary research in line with UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme. Priority is given to projects carried-out in biosphere reserves, on the theme of ecosystems and water. The deadline for application is 30 September 2008.
For more information please contact:

MAB Secretariat, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences, UNESCO
1, rue Miollis 75732 Paris Cedex 15 France
Fax: +(33-1) 45.68.58.04
E-mail: mab.awards@unesco.org
Web: http://www.unesco.org/mab/bursaries/mys.shtml


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