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Research collaboration with the UK will be funded

Research collaboration with the UK will be funded

FAPESP and UK academies announce a new call for proposals to fund the exchange of British researchers to the State of São Paulo as visiting researchers or young investigators (photo: FAPESP)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the National Council for the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) and the State Funding Agencies (FAPs), Brazil, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Royal Society, United Kingdom, announce a new call for proposals.

In São Paulo, the call is open for UK researchers to visit research groups in the State. FAPESP also offers opportunities for young investigators from the UK to start a research career in a university or research institution in the State of São Paulo through its Young Investigator Award.

Proposals must be submitted to FAPESP before February 28, 2018, through SAGe system.

FAPESP guidelines for Visiting Researchers are published at: www.fapesp.br/en/11316.

FAPESP guidelines for Young Investigators Award are published at: www.fapesp.br/en/11315.

CONFAP call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/11314.

The UK Academies, specifically the British Academy, the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society, will offer Newton International Fellowships and Newton Advanced Fellowships to the Brazilian research community, covering the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and medical sciences (including clinical and patient-orientated research). The British Academy, the Royal Society and the Royal Academy of Engineering will also offer mobility grants to the Brazilian research community, covering the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and engineering. For this opportunity, the British funding will be made through the Newton Fund, part of the UK’s official development assistance.