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LARAM School 2019

LARAM School

LARAM School 2019 - Applications are now OPEN


2 - 13 September 2019
University of Lausanne, Switzerland



The LARAM class will be composed by 40 selected PhD students and up to 5 young doctors. (deadline for application: May 31, 2019).

Participants pay their own travel and accommodation expenses, as well as a registration fee of Euro 250 (PhD students) or 400 (young doctors).

The 40 PhD students will be selected among applicants working in civil engineering, environmental engineering, engineering geology or related fields. Candidates must include in their application a curriculum vitae and up to three recommendation letters. The selection will be based on an evaluation of the candidate's curriculum - including academic performance, previous research experience and publications - and on the content of the recommendation letter(s) in relation to the PhD year, field of expertise and research topic.

The School is also open to 5 young doctors, with PhD defended not longer than 5 years ago.

The programme of the School will consist of 7-hour daily lectures and tutorials from Monday to Friday (details on the web site). On Saturday 7 September, a field trip will be organized.

The programme is structured in the following sessions:

  • S1, Introduction to landslides
  • S2, Landslide risk theory
  • S3, Landslide modelling
  • S4, International experiences
  • S5, Landslide risk analysis and zoning
  • S6, Landslide monitoring and mitigation
  • S7, Landslide risk management and risk governance


At the end of the School, a LARAM award certificate will be assigned to a student for the best presentation delivered during the 'presentations by students' session.

Selection of LARAM 2019 students

The selection will be based on an evaluation of the candidate's curriculum - including academic performance, previous research experience and publications - and on the content of the recommendation letter(s) in relation to the PhD year, field of expertise and research topic. The list of the selected students will be issued by 14 June 2019.

 

Previous Editions of LARAM School since 2006 at:

http://www.laram.unisa.it/school/index

Meet the Experts: LARAM 2017 at:
http://www.laram.unisa.it/initiatives/20017meetexperts

Interview to the 1st LARAM Honour Lecturer:
https://landsliderisk.wordpress.com/2019/03/07/meet-the-experts-2018-interview-with-prof-jordi-corominas/ 

 

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