2016 E-Waste Academy- Scientists Edition (EWAS)

Step (United Nation’s Solving the E-Waste Problem) is  E-waste Academy – Scientists Edition (EWAS) is now accepting applications.

The E-waste Academy – Scientists Edition (EWAS) is a unique program that brings together 20-25 select researchers from social and physical sciences to look at e-waste with a truly interdisciplinary lens. PhD students, post-docs and early career researchers from around the world come together for an intensive 8 day program that includes expert lectures, hands-on workshops, field visits and groupwork. Since the first EWAS in 2009, it has become the foremost forum available to young scientists involved in e-waste research. The EWAS network spans nearly 100 EWAS alumni from top universities, across 30 countries. This year, the prestigious University of Limerick in Ireland hosts the EWAS.

WHO: 20-25 doctoral students, final year master students and post-docs currently researching on e-waste and related areas

WHAT: Coming together and share knowledge, interact with experts and gain a holistic view on e-waste, under the theme of “Criticality, Commonality, Circularity”

WHERE: University of Limerick, Ireland

WHEN: 13th – 20th August 2016


Interested in participating? Applicants should submit:

• A research paper/extended abstract of 3-5 pages – excluding references

• A CV including a list of publications, presentations at conferences etc.

• A completed application form (download application form from website)

Important info

Deadline for applications: 15th May 2016

• Participation fee: € 600 which includes all accommodation, meals, local travel and tuition during the EWAS.

Contact information
EWAS team: sinha@unu.edu