Imperial-Tokyo Tech Global Fellows Programme 2019 in London - Climate Action - Call for Participation!

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Published: January 17, 2019

In cooperation with Imperial College London (“Imperial”), Tokyo Tech invites student applications for Imperial-Tokyo Tech Global Fellows Programme 2019*, a weeklong, training camp-style professional program that will bring together Imperial and Tokyo Tech doctoral students from various disciplines for collaboration around the theme of Climate Action.


Climate Action is identified as one of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hosted by Imperial, participants will gather in London to develop the professional, research and collaborative skills necessary to find workable solutions to climate change and its impacts. Through team discussions and interaction with researchers from different disciplines, development of collaborative research, participation in site visits, and poster presentations, Global Fellows will enhance their leadership and communication skills, further develop their interdisciplinary and intercultural awareness, and build professional networks.


Following the programme, Tokyo Tech participants who have made arrangements with an Imperial faculty member may remain in London at their own expense for an additional three-week research placement with a lab or group at the university.


Programme URL: https://www.titech.ac.jp/english/enrolled/abroad/programs/relationship.html#GFP


Global Fellows Programme (GFP) 2019

Period: June 10-14, 2019 (5 days, excluding travel days)

Venues: The Velodrome, Olympic Park, London and Imperial College London

Number of participant slots (from Tokyo Tech): Approximately 20

Eligibility:

  1. Tokyo Tech doctoral students and Tokyo Tech master’s students who will enter Tokyo Tech doctoral programs in April 2019. Students of all nationalities, departments and majors are eligible to apply. The program is not open to those in non-degree or exchange programs at Tokyo Tech.
  2. In principle, applicants should not have participated in the Global Fellows Programme previously.

Application Deadline:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 17:00

If participant slots are not filled in this round, a second round of recruitment may be held.

Expenses:

1) Roundtrip airfare between Tokyo and London.

l Participants will purchase their own tickets, so the cost may vary depending on the airline and ticket purchase dates.

l Those receiving a stipend may use it to cover part or all of the cost of their airfare.

2) Enrollment in overseas travel insurance and a risk management service. The cost for both is approximately 10,000 yen.

3) Personal expenses.

Note: Meals (3 per day) and accommodation during the programme will be provided free of charge.

Scholarship:

Participants may receive a stipend of approximately 80,000 yen to offset expenses.

Course Credit:

Those selected for the programme should register for Path-Breaking Liberal Arts Course PT2. Participants can receive two credits for the course after successful completion of the programme.

Briefing Sessions

Briefing sessions about the Global Fellows Programme and research placement will be conducted.

Date: 28 January, 11:00-11:45

Venue: Room 409 of Ookayama Sough Bldg. 6 / G111 Lecture room of Suzukakedai G1 Bldg. (with Remote lecture device)




Inquiries

Student Exchange Group 1, International Student Exchange Division

Student Services Department

Tel: 03-5734-3433 Email: intl.sgu@jim.titech.ac.jp

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