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FAPESP and CSTC announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and CSTC announce result of call for proposals

Institutions have selected a joint project among Iranian and State of São Paulo researchers in the field of brain and cognition studies (illustration: ColiN00B / Pixabay)

FAPESP and Iran’s Cognitive Science and Technology Council – CSTC announce the result of a call for proposals issued last February under the cooperation agreement signed by both institutions.

The call aimed at strengthening collaborations among Iranian and São Paulo State researchers in the field of interdisciplinary brain and cognition studies, with the aim of fostering joint research in the frontiers of science and technologies, as well as the development and exchange of cognitive services and tools between the two nations.

As a general rule, the funding is for two years with a balanced contribution from each agency.

Selected proposal:

The role of mirror neurons in addiction: a cross linguistic study in Iran and Brazil

Processo / Grant number

2018/06504-4

Acordo / Agreement

Cognitive Science and Technology Council (CSTC) - Iran

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Fábio Marques Simões de Souza

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Matemática, Computação e Cognição/CMCC/UFABC

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Reza Khosrowabadi

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Shahid Beheshti University

The call is available at: www.fapesp.br/11487.