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FAPESP and Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran announce call for proposals

FAPESP and Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran announce call for proposals

Joint research projects in the field of Brain and Cognition Studies will be funded (foto: USP)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Cognitive Science and Technology Council of Iran (CSTC) launch a call for joint research projects in the field of interdisciplinary Brain and Cognition Studies.

The goal of CSTC and FAPESP is to form and strengthen collaboration among interdisciplinary teams of Brazilian-Iranian researchers proposing joint research in FAPESP and CSTC areas of common interest, in the frontiers of science and technologies as well as on transferring and developing cognitive services and tools for the two nations.

The research themes are: Human Brain Mapping; Cognitive Assessment and Rehabilitation Tools and Services; Developing 4D (Temporal, Electrical, Chemical, and Optical) Brain Interface tools; Brain and Cognition Studies for Education; and Social Cognition.

For the applicant researcher in the State of São Paulo, the collaborative proposal must be submitted to FAPESP as a Regular Research Award. For the applicants from Iran, the proposal should be submitted under the fifth announcement for research project at CSTC.

The closing date for submission of proposals is July 15, 2016.

The call for proposals is at: fapesp.br/10220.