“iRALL” The International Research Association on Large Landslides, offers annually a 2 weeks high-level course, the “*iRALL School*”, focusing on investigation, analysis, and management of large landslides for Ph.D students and doctors/postdocs from all over the world, with international experts on the research of large landslides as teaching staff.
The _iRALL School 2017 focuses on “Field data collection, monitoring and modelling of large landslides” and will be organized from 15th-27th October 2017, at SKLGP, Chengdu, China.
Application and registration: The iRALL School is intended for 20 Ph.D students that are carrying out research in the field of landslide hazards, risks and related fields and a maximum of 10 doctors/postdocs who have obtained their Ph.D degree not earlier than 2012. The participants should have a solid background in one of the following fields: Geology, Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering, Geography, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Engineering Geology or related Earth science disciplines. Participants must have a good working knowledge of the English language as the iRALL School will be conducted in English.
The costs for participants of the iRALL School of 2017 are as follows:
- No registration fee.
- Ph.D students will have to pay their own travel to Chengdu, China. Cost of accommodation (sharing twin rooms) and field trips will be fully covered by the organizing institute SKLGP.
- Doctors/postdocs will have to pay their own travel to Chengdu, China. They will also have to pay the cost of accommodation (sharing twin rooms) during two weeks (which will be an estimated total amount of 270 US $ or 250 Euro). Cost of field trips will be fully covered by the organizing institute SKLGP.
The deadline for applications is August 1st, 2017 and selection of participants will be announced by August 15th, 2017. For information, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. iRALL School website: http://irall.sklgp.com/en/index.html The application forms can be found on the iRALL School website.