Congratulations to the recipients of the CNDS Interdisciplinary Grant 2021!
Department of Political, Historical, Religious and Cultural Studies (Karlstad University)
Granted a scholarship for the SPLASH project, aimed at developing a catastrophe model for cloud-burst events and attendance of “The Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences” by the Data Science Institute in Columbia University, aimed at further developing his knowledge by learning new data procedures, algorithms, and frameworks to extract knowledge and insights from data.
Department of Earth Sciences, Uppsala University
Granted a scholarship for her PhD research project on droughts in Swedish municipalities - Interdisciplinary approach to vulnerability assessment. The grant would be used for data collection, software requirements and capacity building.
Giuliano Di Baldassarre, new member in the Soloviev Medal Committee
CNDS Director, Giuliano Di Baldassarre, was appointed as the new member of the Soloviev medal committee for the next 4 years.
The Soloviev medal was established by the Natural Hazards Division at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) in recognition of the scientific achievements of Sergey Soloviev. The medal is awarded to researchers for their outstanding scientific contributions that improve knowledge of basic natural hazards principles and that assesses and leads to mitigation of natural hazards, from both human and environmental perspectives.