Interdisciplinary Conservation Network (ICN) Workshop in the UK

Research Scholarship/Fellowship Interdisciplinary Center for Conservation Science (ICCS)

Opportunity Description

The Interdisciplinary Conservation Network (ICN), which is going to take place from 1 September 2020 to 1 April 2021 virtually and 7 to 9 April 2021 in-person in Oxford, UK, is a bi-annual workshop. Moreover, the workshop provides a selected group of early-career researchers. In addition, the program offers an opportunity to produce a collaborative piece of research, participate in skill-building sessions, to network with other participants. Furthermore, during the in-person meeting, the participants will support financially as well.



Location: Oxford, United Kingdom

Deadline: 12 August 2020

Program date:

  • 7 to 9 April 2021 in-person
  • 1 September 2020 to 1 April 2021 Virtually

The number of participants: 8 early career researchers and one or two senior mentors.

Program theme:

  • The first theme is reflexive turn in conservation.
  • The second theme is a framework for studying online wildlife trade: challenges and opportunities.
  • The last theme is the conflict between illegal wildlife trade and human-felid: a framework for evaluating linkages in the big-cat business.


  • Accommodation and breakfast for non-Oxford attendance. And lunches and dinners for all participants as well.
  • Traveling costs for international participants.

Workshop goals: supporting the participants to carry out their collaborative pieces of research related to the ICN theme.


  • The applicants must obtain a Ph.D. degree, early post-doc, or equivalent work experience.
  • Must be able to take part in both virtual and in-person meetings to develop a defined research output relevant to the theme.

Required documents:

  • Online application form
  • Personal details.
  • Write about your background up to 150 words.
  • Describe in 150 words about your interests.
  • Write in 150 words, what will you contribute to the theme.
  • Explain your circumstance in 150 words.

How to apply:

Interested and eligible applicants can register through the online application form.

For gaining more information, please visit the ICN official website 

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