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FAPESP and KCL announce results of call for proposals

FAPESP and KCL announce results of call for proposals

The two institutions support exchange programs between researchers in the state of São Paulo and those in the UK (photo:KCL)

The FAPESP, São Paulo Research Foundation and the King's College London, KCL in the UK, have disclosed the list of projects approved under the public call for proposals issued on 15 February 2011, under the agreement for scientific cooperation between the two institutions.

The call was open to proposals for researcher exchange between the state of São Paulo and the KCL submitted by principal investigators currently supported by FAPESP under one of the following grant mechanisms: Regular Research Awards; Thematic Project; the Young Researchers at Emerging Centers Program; and the Centers for Research, Innovation and Dissemination (CEPID) Program.

This cooperation agreement aims to support the development of joint research projects in all areas of scientific knowledge and include the exchange of researchers. On the British side, criterion for eligibility is that the proposal must be submitted only by researchers working within King’s College London. On the Brazilian side, criterion for eligibility is that the proposal must be submitted only by researchers working within higher education and research institutions located in the State of São Paulo.
Selected proposals:
Researchers  Project title
Marco Antonio de Avila Zingano - Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas/USP

M.M. McCabe - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50576-0
Plato and Aristotle in Antiquity
Ronaldo Ramos Laranjeira - Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP

John Strang - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50614-0
National Institute of Public Policy for Alcohol and Other Drugs
Alex Antonelli - Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin/UNICAMP

Francesca Baletto - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50613-3
Computacional Nanoscience for Energy Materials: Hydrogen Storage and Production and Ethanol Catalysis through Metallic Nanoalloys

Dante Marcello Claramonte Gallian - Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP

Brian Hurwitz - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50584-3

The Pathologies of Modernity and the Remedies from Humanities

Mario Francisco Pereira Juruena - Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto/USP

Anthony James Cleare - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50616-2

Mineralocorticoid Receptor Polymorphism and Function in Patients with Depression and Early Life Stress

Paulo Roberto Costa - Instituto de Física/USP

Slavik Tabakov - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50578-3

Development of Adaptaded Modules for E-Learning Training on Medical Physycs and Medical Engineering

André Gustavo Tempone Cardoso - Instituto Adolfo Lutz/SSSP

Gerd Wagner - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50577-7

From Trypanosomes to Leishmania: Novel Drug Candidates for the Treatment of Neglected Parasitic Diseases

Anna Maria Chiesa - Escola de Enfermagem/USP

Debra Bick - KCL

FAPESP # 2011/50579-0

Improving Health Professional’s Skills to Use Appropriate Technologies to Strengthen the Continuity of Primary Care

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