Application Deadline: September 17, 2022

Calling Master and doctoral students as well as young researchers to work together on academic, social, geographical, cultural, and legislative boundaries to combat plastic waste and prevent marine pollution.

The second year of the program will take over a new group of participants (and their supervisory authorities) from South Africa and Norway to work on multidisciplinary solutions for plastic pollution.

Participants are working in small groups in which each group focuses on a specific, predetermined topic concerning a certain aspect of the ocean sculpture. Each group has a coordinating part and combination of nationalities to promote networks and cooperation while the participants work separately in their home facilities.

Calling Master’s and Ph.D. students and young researchers to work together on academic, social, geographical, cultural, and legal limits to combat plastic waste and prevent sea pollution. The second year of the program will accept a new group of participants (and their supervisory authorities) from South Africa and Norway to work on multidisciplinary solutions for plastic pollution.

Participants are working in small groups in which each group focuses on a specific, predetermined topic concerning a certain aspect of the ocean sculpture. Each group has a coordinating part and combination of nationalities to promote networks and cooperation while the participants work separately in their home facilities.

Period
Is digitally starting the program in October 2022, followed by ± 5 months of external work, near poster presentations at the AMWN direction zero plastics on the Sea of ​​Africa Congrace in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa in May 2022.

The sub-projects Will:
Have a clear focus on a specific aspect OCEANABLE WASTE: The digital program will meet a meeting and welcome, revision of challenges, and the formation of working groups

Engage 4-6 participants who work on their home furnishings on individual tasks.

Maximize a relationship with the industry and companies in both countries “Realife” challenges and motivation offers for the focus of participants to find sustainable solutions and to spread the results.

Benefits from a “body” or compounds to facilitate the exchange of information and networks – to ensure the common effort of the individual tasks to ensure the general purpose of the pilot project.

To promote the general objective of the pilot project by the liaisons for exchanging information and in and between working groups

Application forms are to be sent to karl.klingsheim@ntnu.no latest by 17 September 2022.

Applications are to be accompanied by a letter of support from a supervisor.

Specify the desired part of the study and a brief description of the expected results.

For more information, please contact Prof. Karl Klingsheim (karl.klingsheim@ntnu.no) OR Tara Scheckle (tara@sstafrica.org.za)