Online Training on “Digital Tools and Datasets for Climate Change Education”

On 26 October 2021, the training on “Digital Tools and Datasets for Climate Change Education” started online. The training is hosted by the University of Helsinki (UHEL) and the Odessa State Environmental University (OSENU), and this training is a part of the Erasmus+ ClimEd project. More than 40 participants as trainees attended the first day … Continue reading Online Training on “Digital Tools and Datasets for Climate Change Education”

Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

The online Young Scientist School (YSS) on “Multi–Scales and –Processes Integrated Modelling, Observations and Assessment for Environmental Applications” (15 November – 3 December 2021) will introduce young generation of researchers to special topics in atmospheric  and environmental sciences, Earth system modelling approaches and applications (see announcement). During the school, participants will learn about the current … Continue reading Online Young Scientist School MEGAPOLIS-2021

ACTRIS: Discover TransNational Access Program to Research Facilities

The ACTRIS IMP project offers limited opportunities for free-of-charge Trans-National Access to specific services at 11 ACTRIS facilities comprising the Topical Centres, Data Centre, National Facilities, or combined ACTRIS Facilities, which are located in 10 different countries.The objective is to implement and test the service provision to assess and improve the reliability of the overall … Continue reading ACTRIS: Discover TransNational Access Program to Research Facilities

Course announcement: Formation and growth of atmospheric aerosols

Hyytiälä, Finland, August 9-19, 2021 Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) of University of Helsinki is pleased to invite students to the 2021 Summer School 'Formation and growth of atmospheric aerosols'. The course is worth 5 credits of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) and is aimed at PhD students and advanced MSc students … Continue reading Course announcement: Formation and growth of atmospheric aerosols

Science Education: MODEST Courses in “Communication and Cooperation” and “Research”

In December 2020, two virtual events were arranged and carried out by the Erasmus+ MODEST project (https://www.emodest.eu) to report status/ progress in development of courses for doctoral students for the Strand-C “Communication and Cooperation” (8 December)  and Strand-A “Research” (15 December). The PhD courses in development include the following: C1 “Commercialization of Research”,  C2 “Personal … Continue reading Science Education: MODEST Courses in “Communication and Cooperation” and “Research”

Doctoral Training Center for Soft Skills

The Erasmus+ MODEST project focus is on the modernization of doctoral education in science and the improvement of teaching methodologies in accordance with modern European practices. One of the key objectives of the project is establishing the Doctoral Training Centers (DTCs) which will help to improve the structure and content of doctoral education and internal … Continue reading Doctoral Training Center for Soft Skills

A GIS and WUDAPT based mapping of the local climate zones in Ukrainian cities

Text by Mariia Matviienko (contact email: matviyenkomaria(a)gmail.com) & Olga Shevchenko (contact email: olga.s.meteo(a)gmail.com) Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (TSNUK), Kyiv, Ukraine The understanding of the aspects of impact of built environment on urban microclimate can make the lives of millions of people more comfortable by organizing urban spaces in an appropriate way. It is well known … Continue reading A GIS and WUDAPT based mapping of the local climate zones in Ukrainian cities

The Web Application for the Environmental Education

by Dr. Vladimir Chukin (MeteoLab LLC, Russia) Modern climate changes lead to the need for society to adapt to them in agriculture, construction, transportation, as well as in many other sectors of the economy. It is today's youth that will implement these changes together in the near future. Therefore, it is now necessary to conduct … Continue reading The Web Application for the Environmental Education

Upcoming science education events under the PEEX umbrella

The PEEX programme in collaboration with other projects (AoF ClimEco, FIRST+ PEEX-AC, Horizon-2020 iCUPE and INTAROS, RSF MegaCity) and Russian partners/ Universities (from St.Petersburg, Tyumen, and Moscow) has been active in arranging the science education oriented events such as the Research Training Intensive course, RTIC (St. Petersburg, "Multi-Scales and -Processes Modelling and Assessment for Environmental … Continue reading Upcoming science education events under the PEEX umbrella

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019

Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019: Future Arctic Societies: Scenarios, Innovations, Best Practices & Actors took place in Rovaniemi, Inari and Hetta (Finland); and Kirkenes, Neiden and Kautokeino (Norway), November 12-19, 2019. The Calotte Academy is an annual travelling symposium established in 1991, with the motivation to provide a platform for early career researchers to experience … Continue reading Calotte Academy Travelling Symposium 2019

Moscow State University student Anna Belik on presenting her research as a poster

This year I am working on problems of aerosols, particularly of black carbon spatial and seasonal distribution in Moscow air. Black carbon is a dynamic parameter, which reflects processes of city life – that’s why in interests me so much. In 16th-17th September 2019 I participated in the conference "Chemical composition of microparticles in system … Continue reading Moscow State University student Anna Belik on presenting her research as a poster