NERPS has secured a multi-year funding from 2020 to 2021 to support research and the establishment of new research clusters at Hiroshima University on the nexus of sustainability and peace in the context of global environmental change, including the post COVID-19 era.
We invited applications from academic researchers by July 31, 2020 that propose 2-year research projects, addressing one or a combination of the following thematic research areas.* Funding for the second year is subject to successful completion and performance during the first year. The intent is to award successful applicants no later than August 31, 2020, and the cross-appointment period will begin on October 1, 2020. Download the call for details.
1. Resources in the context of the nexus (land, water, food, energy, fisheries, minerals, oil and gas, etc.), both domestic and transboundary types
2. Digital technologies in the context of the nexus in an increasingly digital world (AI, Big Data, ICT, digital divide)
3. Migration in the context of the nexus (environmental/climate/ disaster/ conflicts, etc.)
4. Governance and institutions, and justice in the context of the nexus (local, national and international systems)
*Education would be an overarching topic of interest across the themes.