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This year Allianz Reinsurance is launching the Allianz Climate Risk Research Award as part of its activities to mitigate risks related to climate change, to increase resilience, and to promote scientific research. The 2017 Award topic is Climate risk: real-time information & new technologies.

The Award is intended to support talented researchers whose research focuses on:

  • Reducing the risk of extreme weather events that are intensified by climate change
  • Fostering resilience by applying technological solutions

Who can apply?

  • Current PhD candidates
  • Current post-doctoral researchers
  • Recently graduated PhDs (no more than two years before the time of application)
  • Recently graduated post-doctoral researchers (no more than two years before the time of application)

We welcome individual applications from the fields of natural sciences as well as economic and social sciences. Four finalists will receive a monetary award and will be  invited to an Award ceremony at the Allianz SE offices in Munich in December 2017 to present their findings and take part in an interactive discussion with renowned experts from both industry and academia.




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If you have any questions regarding your application, please send an e-mail to: research-award[at]allianz[dot]com

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Picture: Copernicus data/ESA (2016)
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the eastern part of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, the region consists of around 10 000 sq. km of mangrove and swamp forests. The area is heavily populated and ranked the fourth most vulnerable Asian spot to climate change.