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    Admission Requirements
    The Summer School is open to doctoral students and final year master students as well as post-doctoral early-career researchers currently working on e-waste related topics. Researchers must be associated to a university or scientific institution and possess a good knowledge of English.

    Applicants should submit:
    • A completed application form -
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    • A CV including list of publications, presentations at
    conferences etc.
    • A research paper of 3-5 pages (excluding references) -
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    Deadline for applications is 1 May 2011.
    Please note that by participating in the Summer School, you consent to your paper being published in a final research compilation.

    We are especially interested in interdisciplinary research on e-waste, looking at the issue from a holistic perspective.
    Papers from researchers in developing and
    emerging economies and / or exploring the challenges and solutions of e-waste management in these countries are particularly encouraged to apply.
    Topic areas include, but are not limited to:
    • International/ country specific legislation
    • Financing models for e-waste disposal
    • Producer responsibility
    • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA)/ Material Flow Analysis (MFA)
    • Design for Re-use and Recycling (DfR) / Eco-design
    • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
    • Take-back and collection system models
    • Reverse logistics
    • Consumer recycling / disposal behaviour
    • Re-use and recycling of e-waste
    • Formal and informal sectors in e-waste management
    • Material recovery and disposal technologies
    • Modelling and forecasting product and waste trends
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