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FAPESP and universities of Nottingham and Birmingham announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and universities of Nottingham and Birmingham announce result of call for proposals

Six collaborative research projects between researchers from the State of São Paulo and from the United Kingdom will be funded (photo:UoN)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the universities of Nottingham (UoN) and Birmingham (UoB), from the United Kingdom, announce the result of the second call for proposals within the range of scientific cooperation between the institutions. Six proposals were selected.

FAPESP, Nottingham and Birmingham awards will be up to an absolute maximum of £80,000.00 (up to £40,000.00 from FAPESP; up to £20,000.00 from Nottingham and up to £20,000.00 from Birmingham) per proposal for the period established in the award, necessarily and exclusively to cover workshop realization expenses, mobility expenses and research costs. 

The maximum duration of each project is 24 months.

Selected proposals:

Researchers Project title

Valquíria Bueno
Escola Paulista de Medicina/UNIFESP

Janet Lord
UoB

Evaluation of myeloid derived suppressor cells in elderly individuals: Brazilian and British population

FAPESP#: 2014/50261-8

Thaisa Cristina Roat
Centro de Estudos de Insetos Sociais/UNESP

Reinhard Stoger
UoN

Matthias Soller
UoB

Impact of neonicotinoids on gene expression and synaptic plasticity in bee brains

FAPESP#: 2014/50232-8

Riccardo Sturani
Instituto de Física Teórica/UNESP

Alberto Vecchio
UoB

Testing fundamental gravity and validating gravitational waveforms

FAPESP#: 2014/50259-3

Cristiano Moniri
Faculdade de Ciências Aplicadas/UNICAMP

Andrew Grainger
UoN

The role of private sector in customs and border management reform: a comparative study in border management performance

FAPESP#: 2014/50227-4

Jose Alvaro Moisés
Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas/USP

Chris Skelcher
UoB

Do flexible institutions enhance democracy? A comparative analysis of public governance innovations in Brazil and the UK

FAPESP#: 2014/50221-6

Igor Polikarpov
Instituto de Física de São Carlos/USP

Vassiliy Bavro
UoB

Establishing of a joint x-ray crystallographic pipeline for structural analysis of membrane transporters

FAPESP#: 2014/50241-7

The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/8194