DISCCRS Ph.D. Dissertation Registration Form

Ph.D. recipients whose dissertation or current work pertains to climate change and its impacts are invited to register their dissertation using the form below. After submitting your registration, your dissertation abstract will be available online at: http://www.disccrs.org/search. You also will receive an email containing login information that will allow you to log into the DISCCRS site and update your information.

DISCCRS eNEWSLETTER: Once registered, you will automatically receive the weekly DISCCRS electronic newsletter. The newsletter includes professional resources, news articles, plus job and other announcements of interest to early career scientists with a strong interdisciplinary focus on climate change, impacts and solutions. The full community is invited to submit job and other announcements of potential interest. Send suggested news items to: info@disccrs.org.

DISCCRS SYMPOSIUM APPLICANTS: Those who want to apply to the DISCCRS Symposium must start by registering your dissertation using the form below. Then follow the full Symposium Application Instructions.

Please keep your information current: As noted above, you will receive an email that contains DISCCRS website login information  that you can use to make changes or corrections to your name, affiliation, contact information, and website.

Please do not register your dissertation until after you have completed your Ph.D. requirements.


Please do NOT use all caps when filling out the form (e.g. for your name or thesis title).

Name 

Last/family/surname:
First name:
Middle initial:
Do not include a period.

Current Affiliation

Job title:
Institution:
Example: Oregon State University, or if more than one campus for the same university, University of California at San Diego
Department:
Examples: Department of Political Science, Geology Department, or Institute for Earth Studies
Work address line 1:
Work address line 2:
City:
State/Province:
Zip/Postal Code:
Country:

Contact Information and Website

Telephone:
Please format as: U.S. phone: (836) 576-8253
                                 Int'l phone: 49.228.41.22.97
Email:
Personal website:
Your website (not your e-mail address) will be listed along with your Ph.D. dissertation in the DISCCRS registry. Provide your website only if you are willing to have it published.

Expertise

Area of Expertise
Biology / Ecology
Engineering
Geosciences
Humanities
Mathematics
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences

Primary Disciplinary Specialty
Anthropology
Atmospheric Chemistry
Biology
Biogeochemistry
Cellular / Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Climatology
Computer Science
Demography / Population Studies
Ecology
Economics / Econometrics
Education
Engineering
Ethics
Geology / Geophysics
Geography - Human
Geography - Physical
Glaciology
History
Hydrology
International Relations / Affairs
Law
Limnology
Mathematics
Meteorology
Microbiology
Modeling
Oceanography - biological
Oceanography - chemical
Oceanography - marine geol/geophysics
Oceanography - physical
Paleoscience
Philosophy
Physiology
Physics
Political Science
Psychology / Cognitive sciences
Public Policy Analysis
Sociology
Statistics
Urban Studies
Other:

Secondary Disciplinary Specialty
Anthropology
Atmospheric Chemistry
Biology
Biogeochemistry
Cellular / Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Climatology
Computer Science
Demography / Population Studies
Ecology
Economics / Econometrics
Education
Engineering
Ethics
Geology / Geophysics
Geography - Human
Geography - Physical
Glaciology
History
Hydrology
International Relations / Affairs
Law
Limnology
Mathematics
Meteorology
Microbiology
Modeling
Oceanography - biological
Oceanography - chemical
Oceanography - marine geol/geophysics
Oceanography - physical
Paleoscience
Philosophy
Physiology
Physics
Political Science
Psychology / Cognitive sciences
Public Policy Analysis
Sociology
Statistics
Urban Studies
Other:

Keywords:
Include phrases or keywords that best describe your research. Please separate each keyword or phrase with a comma. Limit of 50 characters or spaces.

Demographic Information

Please note: Citizenship, ethnic/cultural background (for American citizens) and gender will be provided to the Symposium selection committee and may be used for symposium selection to ensure diverse representation, but will otherwise be kept strictly confidential. Other responses from this demographic section will be used strictly for aggregate statistical purposes and will NOT be used for symposium selection. You are not required to answer these questions, but it is a valuable contribution to the scientific community for demographic and human-resource purposes. Currently more than 95% of those who register provide the requested data. We very much appreciate your responses.

Citizenship:


Ethnic/Cultural Background (American citizens only):
(Please check the code that best describes your heritage.)

Skip this question if you are NOT an American Citizen.
American Indian or Alaska Native (Origin in any of the original peoples of North, Central, and South America)
African/Black
Asian
Caucasian/White
Hispanic/Latino -- Mexican
Hispanic/Latino -- Puerto Rican
Hispanic/Latino -- Other
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Other:


Gender:
Male
Female

Job Status:
Postdoctoral appointment (temporary research)
Other temporary position
Tenure-track faculty position
Other permanent position
Other:
Unemployed  

Job Sector:
Academia
Business/Corporate
Non-Profit
State/Regional Government
Federal/National Government
Other:

Your Month and Year of Birth:

Marital Status:
Married
Living with a partner
Widowed
Separated
Divorced
Single/never married

Number of children:

How would you describe the current state of the job market for recent Ph.D. graduates in your field looking for tenure-track or other permanent positions?
Excellent
Good
Neutral/Fair
Bad
Hopeless

I expect my future research to involve collaborative work across:
Fields within the natural sciences
Fields within the social sciences
Fields within both the natural and social sciences

I am a member of the following scientific societies: (please check all that apply)
AAG Association of American Geographers
AERE Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
AGU American Geophysical Union
AMS American Meteorological Society
APA American Psychological Society
ASLO American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
ESA Ecological Society of America
ESS-ISA Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association
STEP/APSA The Science, Technology and Environmental Politics section of the American Political Science Association
TOS The Oceanography Society
USSEE U.S. Society for Ecological Economics
Other (please specify):

How did you learn about DISCCRS? (check all that apply.)
Flyer at scientific meeting (please specify meeting):
Society mailing (please specify society):
E-mail distribution list (please specify list):
Advisor/Mentor     
Past DISCCRS symposium participant     
Peer network/friend     
General web browsing     
Other (please specify):

Ph.D. Information

Ph.D. Dissertation Title:

Please note: Capitalize only the first word of the title, the first word after a colon, and any words that are normally capitalized.
Example: Consequences of current-topography interactions at Cobb Seamount: Physical and biological interactions.
Number of pages:
Ph.D. requirements completed in:

Note: DO NOT register until after you have completed your Ph.D. requirements.

Ph.D. Granting Institution:
Examples: Oregon State University, or if more than one campus for the same university, University of California at San Diego..
Ph.D. Granting Department:
Examples: Department of Political Science, Geology Department, or Institute for Earth Studies
Ph.D. Granting Country:

Dissertation Abstract

Provide a brief abstract of your Ph.D. dissertation. Your abstract must:
  • Be no more than 3500 characters (roughly equal to an abstract in Times/Roman 12-point font that fits in a box that is 6.5" wide x 7.5" long (16.5 cm x 19 cm))
  • Be written in English
  • Be single spaced and NOT use indents for the first lines of paragraphs
  • Use two blank lines between paragraphs
  • AVOID using special characters (e.g., use micro-m instead of µm; 10 to the fourth power instead of 10^4; 10 to the minus four power instead of 10^-4; H2O or water instead of H2O.)

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