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“This is the third round of the Valuing Nature Placement Scheme – a chance for researchers to spend up to four months developing their expertise in a new Valuing Nature discipline or applied context.
Closing date – Noon 7 September 2017
Researchers are invited to apply to work for up to four months on Valuing Nature topics in a new disciplinary, institutional or applied setting. £130k is available to support the placements. This is the third round for the Placement Scheme, previous placement holders have described it as a transformative experience. Summaries, videos and a report from the first round are here, and a details of the current placement holders are available here.
The placements support the Valuing Nature Programme’s aim of building an interdisciplinary research community capable of working across the natural, biological and social sciences and arts and humanities, and to link researchers to businesses, policymakers and practitioners. The call is open to all researchers, but applications are particularly encouraged from early career researchers and researchers without a permanent contract of employment. For this third round, applications are particularly encouraged for placements with private sector businesses.
The Valuing Nature “offers platform” allows potential hosts or candidates to add their ideas for Placements to the Valuing Nature website – see the offers added so far or add your own offer here. Further details and the application form are below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
If your business is interested to host a placement, you need to make an ‘offer’ by filling out a simple form on the VN website here.
Full description of the Valuing Nature Placement Scheme
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