Training Course on Synchrotron Techniques for Cultural Heritage at SESAME March 11–15, 2018

ORGANIZERS: SESAME and the Government of Jordan in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

PURPOSE: The training course as part of the SESAME School for Cultural Heritage is aimed to help build and expand a SESAME based end-users community through various applications of synchrotron and related techniques.

PARTICIPATION: The training course under the SESAME School for Cultural Heritage is open for a maximum of 3 participants from the SESAME members.

COSTS AND FEES: Successful, officially nominated participants from SESAME Members will be provided with a round-trip economy air ticket from their home countries to Amman, Jordan and a Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) at the prevailing UN rate through the IAEA Technical Cooperation Program.

PROSPECTUS AND AGENDA: The prospectus is attached. Details concerning local transport, accommodation, and the final agenda will be provided shortly. Please check back.

NOMINATION: The number of places is limited to a maximum of 3 participants from each of the SESAME members, so interested parties should apply early.

Participants should have a degree in natural sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, archaeology and related fields) with a higher diploma (MSc or PhD) and proven research experience and work in the utilization of scientific methods in the field of Cultural Heritage.

Applicants should complete the nomination form and submit it in the first instance to the Course Director.

Please be advised that late nominations or replacements of participants cannot be accepted after the closing date for nominations, 15 January 2018.

Course Contacts:

Course Director
Yasser Khalil
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Course Administration
Rawan Ramadan
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Tel: (+962-5) 3511348 ext 228

For more details, please find the following documents:

  1. The Prospectus.
  2. The poster.
  3. The nomination form.