Emerging Talents RE and NDM Workshop - 2021
What is the Emerging Talents Workshop?
The Workshop is a joint initiative by the Young Talents Program of the Resilience Engineering Association (REA), and the Doctoral Consortium of the Naturalistic Decision Making (NDM) community. During this one day workshop, the students Masters and PhD students within the field of RE and NDM will have the opportunity to present their work to prominent researchers in these fields.
Who can apply for the Emerging Talents Workshop?
PhD students who are currently pursuing research in the areas of RE or NDM can apply. Masters students are welcome as well, if conducting relevant research in RE or NDM. More information on eligibility requirements are provided below under “What is required to become an Emerging Talents?”
What are the benefits of participating in the Emerging Talents Program?
- Provide selected graduate students with an opportunity to develop their oral presentation skills.
- Provide students with feedback and advice on their research plans/progress.
- Provide students with the opportunity to meet and engage with experts from different backgrounds working on topics related to RE and NDM.
- Facilitate interaction between graduate students and foster an exchange of ideas.
Is funding available to successful applicants?
Yes! We aim to have sufficient funding to cover 20 selected students (10 from RE and 10 from NDM). Graduate students selected for the Workshop will be entitled to a reimbursement of travel and subsistence costs up to a substantial limit, commensurate with the actual distance/cost of travel. The specific amount of the reimbursement will be announced in the coming weeks. Funding will be available from several sources including the Resilience Engineering Association and the ESPRC SPRITE+ network (the eligibility criteria to apply for a SPRITE+ bursary is outlined in the application form).
How can I apply to participate in the Emerging Talents Workshop?
1. A Cover page
A cover page including your name, institution, department, and primary thesis advisor.
2. A brief description of the work
A brief (max 400 words) description of the work you are pursuing in the area of RE or NDM, using the following structure:
- Clearly formulated research questions/hypotheses
- Method (actual or proposed)
- Work completed so far (e.g., planned research, completed pilot study, collected main data, analysis)
- Results (obtained/expected)
- Expected impact and future directions
3. Letter of recommendation
A letter of recommendation from your advisor stating that he/she supports your participation in the doctoral consortium. Your advisor should also include information about your need for travel funding to attend the conference. If your advisor is already covering your travel expenses, then they should state this and describe whether the funding will cover all, or only some, of your travel expenses.
Similarly, if you have (or will) obtain funding via your university (e.g., graduate student council travel award), your advisor should state this and make it clear whether you require additional funding to attend the conference.
4. Curriculum Vitae
5. A personal statement
- Why you would like to participate in the Emerging Talents Workshop
- How your work relates to the symposium’s theme “Bouncing forward from global crises and challenges: Rethinking and guiding adaptations”
- What you would like to discuss during this day (e.g., what aspects of your research are you seeking specific feedback on)
- How you would like to contribute to the Emerging Talents network after the workshop, e.g., organizing the next Emerging Talents Workshop in 2023, writing a blog on the REA or NDM website, managing a social media account, launching a campaign for young researchers, etc.
Resilience Engineering (RE)
Naturalistic Decision Making (NDM)
The deadline for application is 15th February 2021.
by 12th March 2021.