Climate Risk Research Award for PhD and Postdoctoral Researchers from Allianz

Climate Risk Research Award for PhD and Postdoctoral Researchers from Allianz



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31 Aug 2020
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Allianz Company invites researchers all over the world to participate in the ‘Allianz Climate Risk Research Award’ . This award supports scientific research that improves our understanding of climate change-related risks.

Award Theme:-

  • The 2020 Award focuses on how science can help insurers deal with extreme weather and climate risks.
  • The Award is intended to support researchers whose research focuses on:
    • Reducing the risk of extreme weather events that are intensified by climate change.
    • Fostering resilience by applying technological solutions.


  • PhD students who are in the final stages of their research and postdoctoral researchers who have recently finished their research, are invited to apply (Graduation/defense of final research to obtain title should not be more than two years before the time of the application).
  • Individual applications from the fields of natural and social sciences are welcomed to apply.
  • The research applicable to focus and topic of Award.


Four finalists will receive a monetary award and will be invited to an Award ceremony at Allianz Headquarters in Munich on the 27-28th of October 2020 to present their findings and take part in an interactive discussion with renowned experts from both industry and academia. Allianz will cover all travel costs


  • Call for papers – 2 June 2020.
  • Deadline – 31 August 2020.
  • Four finalists announced – 02 October 2020.
  • Award event – 27-28 October 2020.

About Allianz:-

Allianz is a global initiative that features local stories on how the collective actions of humans around the world can support in times of crisis - from small acts to big initiatives. Allianz provides comprehensive and integrated insurance services to business partners and individuals who require the best of local know-how based on extensive international expertise and experience. Allianz is a global financial services provider. 85 million retail and corporate clients in more than 70 countries rely on its knowledge, global presence, financial strength and solidity. 

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