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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

For more information, follow this link

 

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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.

More information on this link

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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.

More information on this link

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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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IMéRA Call for applications 2018-2019

IMéRA and its partners are issuing 4 calls, one per programme. Each programme is associated with a “white” (or general) call and a set of specific residencies jointly managed by local, national or international partners. These specific residencies include chairs reserved for experienced researchers

To see the call on the IMéRA website

 

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International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment Grants Programme 2017

This grants programme is a joint initiative of the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and UN Environment, to catalyze implementation of the ICRI Plan of Action 2016-2018 and the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) resolution 2/12 on sustainable coral reefs management. Grants under this programme are funded by UN Environment through contributions from France and the Principality of Monaco.

 

Application Deadline: 15th of September, 2017

more about this program on the ICRI website

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INRIA : Associate Teams 2018 – call for proposals

INRIA, the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control aims at Encouraging projects with Australia to foster new collaborations.

An Associate Team is a joint research project created between an Inria project-team and a research team from abroad. The two partners jointly define a scientific objective with a clear added value for each of them, a research plan and a program for bilateral exchanges. To promote and develop such scientific collaborations throughout the world, by supporting high quality research projects, Inria’s European and International Partnerships Department-EIPD annually launches a call for proposals.

 

Deadline: September 27th, 2017

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A researcherhive!

You are a PhD Student or a young researcher interested by pollinator insect decline?

You want to confront your vision with scientists from various fields of expertise?

Join us for a unique experience of cross-science networking!

The Hive of Science for Bees is a 4-day international workshop designed by the Rovaltain Foundation to address the multifactorial aspects of pollinator decline.

The call for participation for the young researchers is now open on this link

All the expenses (travel, accommodation, participation) are taken care of.

 

Dates: 09 – 13 October 2017

Venue:  Pôle Ecotox

Cours Emilie du Chatelet

F-26300 Alixan, France