[Nwfsc] University of Florida Working Forests in the Tropics Ph.D.
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Wed Oct 20 12:49:24 PDT 2004
University of Florida "Working Forests in the Tropics" Ph.D.
With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Working
Forests in the Tropics Program at the University of Florida offers
competitive doctoral fellowships for training and research focused
on tradeoffs among economic uses, ecological conservation, and
regional development in the tropical forests of Latin America.
Our unique ?Ph.D. plus? curriculum includes training in
interdisciplinary theory, field courses, practicum experiences,
and leadership and communication skills. Research themes include
(1) Capacity Building, (2) Cultural Persistence, (3) Ecological
Dynamics, (4) Forest Management Systems, (5) Macro-Economics and
Infrastructure Development, and (6) Policy and Governance.
Applicants should combine cross-cultural experience, academic
excellence, and leadership potential. Fellows will be expected to
collaborate with one or more of the twenty Latin American
universities, government agencies and NGOs that participate as
research and training partners.
Awards include tuition waivers, NSF-IGERT fellowships, and some
travel and supply funds. In accordance with NSF policy,
applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
Application deadline: January 17, 2005
Additional information and application guidelines are on-line at:
Ana Cristina Puentes
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
University of Florida
PO Box 110760
Gainesville, FL 32611-0760
ultramar at ufl.edu
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