eOSP version  –  31 January 2019

eOSP version  –  31 January 2019

This digital newsletter is a digest of calls for participation, research collaborations, fellowships, scholarships, events and other opportunities as well as news of breakthroughs and scientific discoveries for Silliman University.  It is curated by the Office of Strategic Partnerships. 

The University of St Andrews Global Fellowship Scheme

Deadline: April 2019
The Global Fellowship Scheme provides prestigious awards to enable talented scholars from around the globe to spend anywhere between one week to a month at St Andrews. During this time, you will be able to undertake a course of research and study, explore potential collaborations, enhance existing relationships, advance research work, and find the space to think in an inspirational environment.
This scheme builds on one of the University’s most ancient traditions, that of attracting the best minds from every corner of the globe to this historic and dynamic intellectual corner of Europe.

Stars Grants 2019 – Research at University of Padova (ITALY)

Deadline is 2 April 2019.

University of Padova (Italy) has launched the second edition of the Supporting TAlent in [email protected] of Padova – [email protected] call for proposals. Such programme supports excellent 2-year research projects to be conducted in Padova by outstanding Principal Investigators of any nationality. The [email protected] call intends to promote and encourage high quality, innovative and ambitious research, with the final goal to strengthen the University ability to attract external competitive funding, including the European Research Council grants. In particular, STARS Starting Grants (STARS-StG) are designed to fund promising PIs who have been awarded their first doctoral degree within a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 7 years (prior to 30 November 2018) and are about to establish their own research team and/or starting their own independent research.

See more: https://www.unipd.it/en/stars2019


France/Paris: Doctoral Fellowships at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies

Application deadline: 15 March 2019

The Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies (MaxPo) in Paris invites applications for doctoral fellowships. Fellowship recipients will work under the supervision of Prof. Jenny Andersson or Prof. Olivier Godechot and are required to apply for formal enroll- ment in the doctoral program in sociology or political science at Sciences Po in Paris.

Applicants’ research interests should fall into the area of MaxPo’s research program, and their PhD project proposal should fit into one of the two research groups at MaxPo.

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H.C. Ørsted COFUND

Deadline: 23 February 2019

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) invites highly talented experienced researchers who have achieved outstanding results in their research while demonstrating excellence and potential in their field to apply for one of the fellowships under the H.C. Ørsted Postdoc programme, co-funded by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.

Spain/Centre de Recerca Matemàtica: Opening for Postdoctoral researcher in Computation Neuroscience

Deadline: 15 February 2019
Applicants requires strong technical skills to join the project HIPPOPLAST, funded by the European Commission.
The contract is expected to start in April 1st, 2019, and will finish at the end of the tasks required in this position for the project, likely September 31st, 2021.

UK/Institute of Cancer Research – 2 PhD positions as part of UCOM (Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network)

Rolling Deadline
UCOM is a joint research training and doctoral programme, funded by the EU and implemented by a partnership of high profile universities, research institutions, and non-academic organisations that are located in 8 different countries.
UCOM is the acronym of the project “Ultrasound Cavitation in sOft Materials”. It starts on 1st October 2018 and ends on 30th September 2022. The UCOM network is international (includes beneficiaries and partners from the EU, Switzerland, US, Japan and China), interdisciplinary (mechanical, physics, medical and biomedical technology fields), intersectoral (includes academic and non-academic institutions) and innovative (addresses topics not studied before).

IkerBasque Research Fellows 2019

DEADLINE: 15th March 2019
Ikerbasque – the Basque Foundation for Science, has launched a new call offering 20 positions for postdoctoral researchers. These positions are financed by the Basque Government, the European Commission and the host institution where the researcher will develop his/her research: therefore the acceptance letter of the host institution is mandatory.
These five year Fellowships are directed to promising young researchers; they are intended to offer a track towards a PI role and independent research. The selected Fellows should be able to acquire the necessary skills for a research leader role. Ikerbasque is committed to offer a long-term career to the research community: Fellows in their 5th year can be assessed for a permanent position.