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FAPESP announces the result of call for proposals with Newton Fund

FAPESP announces the result of call for proposals with Newton Fund

Institutions will support the interchange of researchers between the State of São Paulo and the United Kingdom (photo: University of Surrey)

FAPESP and Newton Fund announce the result of a call for proposals launched to provide financial support for researchers from the State of São Paulo to visit an institution in the UK and researchers from the UK to visit an institution in the State of São Paulo.

The aim is to support early and established career researchers to undertake an international research placement, strengthening links for future collaboration, building research capacity in developing economies, and enhancing career opportunities.

The call is part of the “Biodiversity – Ecosystem services for sustainable development” program and received proposals in the following fields of knowledge: Understanding habitats and species; Biodiversity for sustainable livelihoods and bio-economy; Global Climate Change, Biodiversity and ecosystems; Maintaining and restoring natural capital.

The visits must last from 2 up to 12 weeks, between March 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018.

Selected proposals:

Modelagem do risco de impactos ecológicos e de febre maculosa para a população causado pela dinâmica entre Hedychium coronarium e capivaras no Estado de São Paulo, Brasil

Processo / Grant number

2017/50465-0

Acordo / Agreement

British Council e Newton Fund

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Dalva Maria da Silva Matos

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Wayne Dawson

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Durham University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde / UFSCAR

Assunto(s) / Subject

Mobilidade (APR)

 

Fazendas de vespas sociais como biocontroladoras naturais para a agricultura sustentável

Processo / Grant number

2017/50375-1

Acordo / Agreement

British Council e Newton Fund

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Fabio Santos do Nascimento

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Seirian Sumner

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

University College of London

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto / USP

Assunto(s) / Subject

Mobilidade (APR)

 

The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/11100.