School of Environment, Science and Engineering

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2018 short term programs



Marine sustainability in Bali


Type: Short-term research (undergraduate)
Academic attending the program: Professor Steve Smith
Dates: 8-18 September 2018

Funding: 8 New Colombo Plan Short Term Scholarships

Join Professor Steve Smith to explore marine sustainability issues in north-eastern Bali at Sea Communities, Les Village.

Conservation projects in Indonesia

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Program: New Colombo Plan Mobility Student Scholarships - Indonesia
Dates: February (now closed) and October 2018

This is a fantastic opportunity to participate in valuable scientific research in community and conservation projects in a developing country. These projects will provide real life environmental and social outcomes to a range of issues faced in Indonesia and will develop your professional research skills, while having an unforgettable overseas adventure. This scholarship is competitive and in addition to skills development, will look really good on your CV. Scholarships are for travel with all on ground expenses covered.

Students interested in this program need to contact David Lloyd at 

Sustainability and Forest Management in Vietnam

Partner University: International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry (HU), VIETNAM
Type: Short-term research - undergraduate
Academic attending the program: Associate Professor J. Doland Nichols
Dates: TBA 2018. The program will last approximately 20 days in total including 4 days of intensive language tuition.
Funding: 10 New Colombo Plan Short Term scholarships available in 2018

Students will be undertaking independent research projects focussing on the issues they encounter when looking at forest management, both native forests and plantations, and agroforestry (combinations of trees and cropping and grazing systems) in central and northern Vietnam. The emphasis will be on using trees for restoration of soil fertility and biodiversity, particularly in sand dune areas near Hue and in buffer zones around National Parks, as well as developing sustainable systems using trees in hillside agriculture.