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Methods and strategies to monitor and manage human impact on urbanized protected areas (UPA)


Methods and strategies to monitor and manage human impact on urbanized protected areas (UPA)

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METHODS AND STRATEGIES TO MONITOR AND MANAGE HUMAN IMPACT ON URBANIZED PROTECTED AREAS (UPA)

FROM

11 to 16 September 2017

OBJECTIVE

This is an interdisciplinary, international summerschool of 6 days in which PhD students from different participating disciplines (Sciences, Transportation sciences, Applied Economic Sciences, Law and Architecture, Tourism) are trained on methods and strategies to monitor and manage human impact on urbanized protected areas (UPA). 

CONTENT

The PhD summer school is a six-day event during which students work in interdisciplinary teams on NPHK cases related to management problems. They are supported by keynote speakers, followed by methodological introduction sessions, and fieldwork and analysis sessions. Senior researchers provide feedback to ensure active participation and learning. The summer school ends with an event where students present their projects to an international audience of relevant stakeholders.

WHO

PhD students in Sciences, Transportation Sciences, Applied Economic Sciences, Law and Architecture, Tourism who wish to broaden their way of looking at (human) conflicts in urbanized protected areas.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation is free of charge and includes accommodation, material, coffee breaks, lunches, dinners, a welcome reception, and a social dinner!

TRAVEL GRANT

PhD students who are accepted will recieve a travel grant. For PhD students from within Europe (excl. Belgium) max.125 Euro (depending of their travel cost). PhD students from outside Europe will recieve max.250 Euro (depending of their travel cost).

REGISTRATION

Go to the registration page for the template and conditions.

ACCOMMODATION:

To stimulate an intensive scientific and intercultural collaboration between the participants, joint accommodation and catering will be provided at Home Fabiola.