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FAPESP and British Council will fund research workshops

FAPESP and British Council will fund research workshops

The aim is to strengthen the collaboration between young researchers from the State of So Paulo and from the United Kingdom (photo: Mat Wright / British Council)

FAPESP and the British Council, with the Newton Fund, announce a new call for proposals to support the organization of research workshops.

The call FAPESP / Brazil – Newton Researcher Links (BNRL) Workshop 2019 is designed to bring together researchers from So Paulo State and researchers from United Kingdom, building links for future collaborations and enhancing career opportunities.

Proposals will be accepted in any field of knowledge, including natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. FAPESP and the British Council will co-fund the workshops.

The events must take place in So Paulo State between February 1, 2020 and January 31, 2021, in English, with duration of three to five days.

The workshops will be coordinated by two leading researchers: one from a UK institution, and one working in a higher education or research institution in the State of So Paulo. 12-17 early career researchers from each country/region recruited to participate in the workshop must have a PhD obtained not more than 10 years prior to the workshop.

Workshop coordinators from the State of So Paulo must be or have been principal or co-principal investigators of research projects funded by FAPESP within at least one of the following funding lines: Thematic Projects, Regular Research Award, Young Investigators, Engineering Research Center, Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centers (RIDCs), and Research Partnership for Technological Innovation (PITE).

Deadline for proposal submission is August 9, 2019. The leading research from So Paulo State should submit it to FAPESP, while the British leading research should submit to the British Council.

The call is available (in Portuguese) at:

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