Call for application-Training Workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events

The inaugural Malaysia Window to Cambridge at Univerisiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (MW2C@UKM) training workshop on the Predictability of Extreme Weather Events will be held on 14-16 November 2017 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The Centre for Southeast Asia Disaster Prevention Research Initiative (SEADPRI), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is one of IRDR ICoE.

The first day consists of regional presentations on extreme weather events, disaster risk reduction and data analytics. The second day focuses on the complexity of weather forecasts in the tropics, covering extreme weather occurrences. The third day will conclude with a regional science-policy dialogue on linking disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation.


Applications are invited on a competitive basis for full sponsorship to attend the training in Malaysia. The eligibility of applicants is as follows:
– Below the age of 30
– Citizen of a Commonwealth country in Asia
– Working with a meteorological, hydrological or geoscience-related institution
– Able to make advance payment for air-fare and be reimbursed after the event


Submission of application form: 15th October 2017
Notification to applicant: 20th October 2017
For further information, please contact: Dr. Lim Choun-Sian

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