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Call for applications in the PIURN -Pacific Islands Universities Research Network

The Pacific Islands Universities Research Network Committee is recruting for one year under the contract of Volontariat de Solidarité Internationale (VSI) an organiser of network.

His/her missions will be:

  • to streghten the common knowledge of the members (territorie / countries, institutions, stakeholders)
  • to animate the network and identify hints for cooperation in the field of research, traning and mobility (for students or researchers)
  • to develop scientific collaborative projects coordinated by members (administrative ou scientific members of the network)
  • to identify calls for projects that are adapted to members projects and participate to the application with the coordinating members
  • to participate to the organisatin of the third PIURN Conference

This position is based in the South Pacific University in Fidji.

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Scholarship AINSE ANSTO French Embassy (SAAFE) – call for applications open NOW!

Applications until 1st of May 2018

Launch of the second call SAAFE, with AINSE, ANSTO, and the Embassy of France in Australia. The objective of the SAAFE program is to foster research collaborations between France and Australia in nuclear science and engineering in the field of human health, environment and nuclear fuel cycle.

The program will support early career researchers at PhD level to expand research and innovation activities and to initiate sustainable research networks and linkages to support Australia and France research and innovation.

More information, guidelines and conditions, as well as the application form are available on the AINSE website

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GLOBAL CONNECTIONS FUND: PRIMING GRANTS NOW OPEN

The purpose of the Priming Grants is to enhance collaboration specifically between small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and researchers in strategic fields. Priming Grants encourage translational activities, end use development, and commercialisation outcomes. They do not support research only projects.

Priming Grants offer total funding of $7,000 AUD per applicant to eligible SME-researcher partnerships for activities preparing cooperative, international R&D projects or facilitating technology solutions.

 

Deadline for Expressions of Interest: 19th of February 2018 at 17.00hr (AEDT)

Applications Closing date: March 8th 2018 at 17.00hr (AEDT)

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Boosting coral abundance on the Great Barrier Reef – call for innovative solutions

The Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES) and the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy (DoEE) have launched a $2 million challenge to find ways to boost coral abundance on the Great Barrier Reef. The Australian and Queensland governments have issued an open call to find novel ways to restore reefs and lift coral abundance.

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Eiffel Scholarships 2018

The Eiffel Excellence Scholarship Programme was established by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs to enable French higher education establishments to attract top foreign students to enrol in their master’s and PhD courses.

 

  • Deadline for receipt of applications by Campus France : January 12th, 2018
  • Announcement of results: Week of March 26th, 2018

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Smart Loire Valley Programme – Call for projects 2018

The LE STUDIUM RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP is designed to attract internationally competitive researchers for at least one year. An average of twelve awards are available in this campaign. Experienced international researchers are eligible to submit an application after having negotiated their acceptance to a host laboratory and/or host enterprise.

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Deadline: 8 February, 2018, 5pm (Paris time)

 

 

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2018 Science and Innovation Awards for agriculture

Grant applications are now open for the 2018 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. If you’re 18-35, this is your chance to apply for a grant of up to $22,000 to fund your project on an innovative or emerging scientific issue that will benefit Australia’s primary industries. 

The Science Awards encourage young scientists, researchers and innovators with original projects that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries.  The Science Awards have already helped more than 210 young Australians make their ideas a reality and showcase their talent to the world.

There are eleven industry Science Award categories open for applications: cotton; dairy; established, new and emerging rural industries; fisheries and aquaculture; grains; health and biosecurity; meat and livestock; pork; red meat processing; viticulture and oenology and wool.

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Australian National Science Week Grants

Applications are now open for grants of between $2,000 and $20,000 to support events in National Science Week 2018.

Grants are available for individuals, community groups, universities, research institutions and other organisations to hold events for the public to participate in science across the country.

National Science Week provides high profile science engagement activities across the nation. It is also an important opportunity for the science community to celebrate and showcase science to the Australian public and the world.

Next year’s National Science Week will run from 11 to 19 August 2018.

Applications are open until 5pm AEDT 12 October 2017 via the AusIndustry website

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Call for the second International Spring School on Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action

The Spring School, which will take place in March 2018, is aimed at Early Career Researchers (i.e. PhD students, Research Masters students, and researchers that have obtained their PhD <7 years ago)with an interest in developing expertise around climate change policy and governance.

 

Using a flipped classroom model in which participants prepare online first and then engage with some of the top academics in the field, the Spring School will cover:

  • The notion and practical expression of polycentric governance in the specific context of climate change
  • Conceptual frameworks surrounding the notion of governance inventions, their diffusion and evaluation
  • Policy entrepreneurs, experiments, proof of principle and instrument constituencies as they relate to governance interventions
  • Diffusion of governance inventions, including internal and external drivers, barriers and post adoption adaptations
  • Evaluation, including outputs and outcomes
  • The role of political power and knowledge
  • Methods for studying innovations in climate governance

 

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Governing Climate Change: Polycentricity in Action?

Open University of the Netherlands

5-8 March 2018, Heerlen, The Netherlands

Deadline for applications – 15th October 2017

 

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Pasteur-Paris University International Doctoral Program (PPU) in life sciences and biomedecine

Deadline for application: 2 November 2017

An exceptional PhD program in the exciting dynamic and interactive research environment of the institut Pasteur in collaboration with Parisian Universities. The PhD Program is for students holding a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in science, medecine or related fields from a non French university.

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