[unav_all] AfricaArray Geophysics Field School

#Dept-Geology-AfricaArray #Dept-Geology-Africa at wits.ac.za
Wed Mar 25 04:28:09 MDT 2015


A student opportunity from AfricaArray:

Dear All
 
We are delighted to announce that the African Network of Earth Science Institutions (ANESI) through a UNESCO/Sida funding will be sponsoring participants to the AfricaArray International Geophysics Field School.  Please find the application form attached and pass this email on to anyone that you think might be interested.
 
We are specifically targeting early career academics who have not had an opportunity to conduct field work and may have equipment they are unsure of how to use.
 
The dates of the field school are:
June 27 - July 18, 2015
 
In order to be considered for sponsorship, you must submit a complete application form, a scan of your passport - which MUST be valid during the time of the field school, list of university courses and marks, a summary of your work experience and a letter of motivation.
 
The ideal field school candidate is someone with a geophysical background, but limited to no field experience that has access to equipment that can be used once they return to their home institution.  Please briefly detail in your letter of motivation what field experience you have and what equipment you have available once you return home.
 
Please note that competition is fierce and incomplete or incomprehensible applications WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED! 
 
Primary criteria for evaluation will be:
1) Professionalism of the documents (no spelling errors etc.).
2) A letter of motivation detailing how the field school will affect your department i.e. do you have equipment you are not using because you don’t know how to design field surveys?  Do you have a program whereby junior (or senior) staff assist with university teaching and are helping to start a field school?
 
Only one person from each unit/geological survey/company will generally be accepted, advice of the HOD will be sought as to which applicant will have the most impact on the department.
 
Many thanks for all of your interest in the AfricaArray Geophysics Field School.
 
 
	
	
 
S. Félix Toteu
Earth Science Programme Specialist
UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa
UN Avenue, Gigiri, Bloc C
PO Box 30592
Nairobi, Kenya
United Nations
Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization
 
Tel.: +254 20 762 1588
Fax: +254 20 762 2750 http://www.unesco.org/new/en/nairobi
 
 
 
Dr. Susan J. Webb                                        Phn:  +27 11 717 6606
School of Geosciences                               Fax:  +27 11 717 6579
University of the Witwatersrand              Cel:  +27 83 273 1271
Wits, 2050
South Africa                     email:  susan.webb at wits.ac.za
 
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