The call for applications for the AAAS-TWAS Course on Science and Diplomacy to be held in August 2017 in Trieste, Italy is now open.
The course is organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and TWAS and aims to expose participants to some key
concepts on the interactions between the scientific and policy-making communities.
It will also explore contemporary international policy issues relating to science, technology, environment and health. The AAAS-TWAS Course on Science and Diplomacy will be held from 21 to 25 August 2017 in Trieste, Italy.
The link below provides further information and access to the application form:
Web page: www.twas.org
The Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS-KNAW) has opened its annual call for fellowship applications. This is an opportunity for those who wish to spend a period of time during the academic year 2018/19 to conduct research as a part of the NIAS community in Amsterdam.
Individual and Theme-Group Fellowships
There are two kinds of fellowships that can be applied for: Individual fellowships and Theme-Group fellowships. An individual fellowship is for scholars who wish to work on an individual project for 5 or 10 months. Theme-Group fellowships are for scholars who wish to work together with colleagues on a particular theme.
About NIAS Fellowships
NIAS offers time and space to interact with renowned scholars from different backgrounds. It provides researchers with an opportunity to spend time away from the everyday demands and constraints of the university system. The academic environment at NIAS is conducive to bring academic work to fruition while encouraging the generation of new approaches and ideas.
NIAS Individual Fellowships are awarded to scholars to carry out advanced research in the humanities, the social sciences or at the interface with the natural sciences.
NIAS Individual Fellowships (for non-Dutch): 15 April 2017
Theme-Group Fellowships: 15 April 2017
Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS-KNAW)
Visiting Address: Korte Spinhuissteeg 3 | 1012 CG Amsterdam
Postal Address: PO Box 10855 | 1001 EW Amsterdam
The African-German Network of Excellence in Science (AGNES) is pleased to announce that the call for applications for the next intake programme: the AGNES Intra-Africa Mobility Grant for Junior Researchers is now open.
AGNES aims to strengthen the scientific capacity and networking in Africa through active co-operation of AGNES and potential AGNES members. The programme enables researchers studying towards a Masters or PhD from sub-Saharan African countries to spend research stays between 1 and 2 months at a university/research institute in other sub-Saharan African country.
If you know of anyone please inform them, also we urge you to please spread this information as widely as possible and inform anyone you might know who is interested in this great opportunity.