On 20 March 2023, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its AR6 Synthesis Report, which emphasizes the need for urgent action to mitigate the effects of climate change.

The European Geosciences (EGU) is opening applications for the awards & medals programme for 2024, which recognises every year eminent scientists for their outstanding research contributions in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, and identifies the awardees as role models for the next generation of early career scientists to foster geosciences research. The EGU Katia and Maurice Krafft Award recognises excellence in geoscience outreach, while the Angela Croome Award for journalists promotes excellence in Earth, planetary, and space science journalism.

Submission deadline: 15 June 2023

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The "Prix de Quervain" for Polar and High Altitude Research - a symposium featuring renowned speakers - takes place each autumn, and is attributed to young scientists for outstanding achievements in their MA or PhD thesis, or other research projects. The "Prix de Quervain" is announced annually, and funded by the Swiss Committee on Polar and High Altitude Research SKPH, the Commission for the Research Station on Jungfraujoch SKJF, and the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research. In 2023, the call is open in the field of natural sciences concerning high-altitude research.

The author of the awarded MA or PhD thesis or research project will be given the occasion to present his or her research results during this event to an interdisciplinary public. The announcement letter featuring the details concerning the participation and the inscription form is available in German and French.

Application deadline: 31 May 2023

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Every year, td-net, Network for Transdisciplinary Research, invites experts of inter- and transdisciplinarity to recommend the most important publications in the field of inter- and transdisciplinary research, education, and practice. Participate in this survey by 17 April 2023.

Born from a fruitful partnership with the Canadian Mountain Network, this issue showcases knowledge collaborations between mountain researchers and Indigenous Peoples from across the globe.

The John Maddox Prize for courageously advancing public discourse with sound science recognises individuals who stand up for science and evidence, advancing public discussion around difficult topics despite challenges or hostility.

New paper featured in Land provides a cross-border study on local climate change observations and adaptation strategies used by smallholder farmers in the same mountain region, but under different agricultural policies.

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