Virtual Workshop on Scientific Writing

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 23 March 2017 Open to: senior undergraduate students, graduate students, doctoral students, researchers Venue: online

Description

The ASM Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing aims to assist in the development of the skills needed to write and submit scientific manuscripts with the ultimate goal of improving the dissemination of research and enhanced knowledge sharing. Best practices for developing both the content and presentation of a manuscript will be outlined and the ethics and logistics of submitting manuscripts for publication will be examined.

Learning Objectives:

Identify importance of scientific writing and publishing and related challenges

Acquire techniques on getting organized before you write and tips to facilitate the writing process; Identify the qualities of effective figures and legends; Acquire techniques for writing each section of the manuscript... Read More »

Research Scholarships for South Eastern European Countries

Posted on February 21st, 2017 in Master, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 6 April 2017 Open to: students from South Eastern European Countries Venue: University of Graz, Austria

Description

The University of Graz, located in Graz, Austria, is the largest and oldest university in Styria, as well as the second-largest and second-oldest university in Austria. In cooperation with the University of Graz, the Province of Styria is offering scholarships for outstanding students from South-Eastern European countries – “Go Styria!”. The maximum scholarship period for “Go Styria” is four months. Grant awards for shorter research stays (1-3 months) are possible.

Eligibility

The scholarship program aims at master and doctoral students who:

Are currently registered at universities in South-Eastern Europe (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” (F.Y.R.O.M.), Albania, Greece, Cyprus,... Read More »

Summer School of Advanced Economic Geography, Italy

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline:  27 March 2017 Open to: students Venue: 2-8 July 2017, L’Aquila (Italy)

Description

Next July 2-8 2017, the Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), Social Sciences Unit, in cooperation with the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), will organize the RSAI-GSSI Summer School of Advanced Economic Geography in L’Aquila.

The event is intended to provide a unique opportunity to investigate leading-edge theoretical and methodological issues and to discuss ongoing research by young promising scholars in the field. Besides a substantive training through advanced classes, the school will also provide the students with the opportunity to present their work to the other participants and instructors to receive feedback to further advance their research. The residential school will offer 10 scholarships to 2nd or 3rd year doctoral students for an intensive, one-week program with in-depth classes in spatial analysis and economic geography complemented by more formal sessions... Read More »

Jean d’Alembert International Fellowship

Posted on February 20th, 2017 in Fellowship, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: scientists of all nationalities are eligible to apply Remuneration: salary of 2600 EUR net for the program “young researcher” and 3300 EUR net for the confirmed researchers

Description

Through this program, the Paris-Saclay Excellence Initiative aims to enable highly qualified foreign scientists to spend long periods of time (from 6 to 12 months) in one of the laboratories within its perimeter. The University of Paris-Saclay would like to promote access to its master’s (nationally-certified degree) programs to international students, taught in its member establishments, and to make it easier for highly-qualified foreign students to attend its University especially those wishing to develop an academic project through research up to the doctoral level. The university of Paris-Saclay is... Read More »

PhD positions in Critical Security Studies

Posted on February 16th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 March 2017 Open to:  candidates having a master’s degree in a field politics, International Relations, law, anthropology, social sciences, or European Studies Remuneration: indication from 2,191 to 2,801 Euros gross per month

Description

The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the largest educational and research institution in the social sciences in the Netherlands. The Faculty serves 7,500 students in numerous Bachelor and Master programmes in Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Communication Science, Psychology, Social Geography, Planning and International Development Studies, and Educational Sciences. The academic staff are employed in education as well as research. There are over 1,100 employees in the Faculty, which resides in a number of buildings in the centre of... Read More »

International IGB Fellowship Programme

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 June and 1 December 2017 Open to: applicants holding  Master and Doctoral degree Scholarship: provides resources to cover basic living expenses

Description

The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) is a creative, lively and diverse place for conducting research and teaching. Scientists from a whole range of disciplines work under one roof at their Berlin and Neuglobsow sites. Applications are invited for International IGB Fellowship Programme for excellent scientists from all countries and at the different career, stages to apply for a research visit at IGB.  Fellowships are available for PhD students, postdocs and senior scientists for 6-24 months.

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Applicants must hold a Master degree or equivalent (PhD fellowships) or a doctoral degree (postdocs and senior... Read More »

Conference: Privacy Outside Its Comfort Zone

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: scholars and PhD students who work on the concept of “privacy” in the context of Late Socialist Eastern and East-Central Europe Venue: December 8-10, 2017 at the University of Passau, Germany

Description

“Privacy” is a well-researched yet highly disputed concept in Western scholarship. While most privacy research comes from and concentrates on Western liberal societies, great potential of privacy studies beyond this traditional framework still remains largely unexplored. The framework of Western liberal societies may therefore be seen not only as a “comfort zone” of privacy studies, but also as a barrier that often limits the potential of the research. This conference aims at elucidating the problems and the perspectives of privacy studies beyond... Read More »

RTC Summer Research Program for Undergraduates

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: international students Remuneration: students will be paid at an hourly rate of $11.40 + 4% vacation pay.

Description

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is offering RTC Summer Research Program for Undergraduate in Canada. Students will work on a project assigned to them by their laboratory supervisor gaining valuable experience and research skills. In addition, students will be required to summarize their work in the form of a poster presentation at an event near the end of the summer.

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Students must have completed, at the minimum, their second undergraduate year of a recognized university science program by May 2017.

Remuneration

Students will be paid at an hourly rate of $11.40 + 4% vacation pay; Students will be expected to... Read More »

Pasteur Institute Doctoral Research Scholarship for Scientists

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 July 2017 Open to: both French and foreign scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship Scholarship: covers living and insurance expenses

Description

The Pasteur Institute International Division allocates funding (twice yearly) to promote and aid completion of doctoral theses for both French and foreign scientists in institutes of the Pasteur Institute International Network located outside mainland France.  The Pasteur Institute is a private, non-profit foundation. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, mainly those of infectious origin, through research, teaching, and public health initiatives. Scholarship is available to pursue research topic related to any theme developed in laboratories at International Network institutes, such as infectious diseases (infectious pathophysiology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology), and public health activities (diagnosis, surveillance,... Read More »

Max Planck Institute for Software Systems Internship

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: rolling until April Open to: students (Bachelor, Master and Doctoral) and industry employees interested in pursuing graduate studies Remuneration: monthly stipends, plus free housing by the institute and travel reimbursment

Description

Internships provide an opportunity for exceptionally well-qualified undergraduate and graduate students to take part in research projects at the MPI for Software Systems. Interns are expected to tackle new and challenging research problems in close collaboration with graduate students and faculty at the institute. Successful internships often result in coauthored publications at top academic conferences. 

Only a limited number of internship positions are available each year, and admissions are very competitive. Candidates are selected based on their academic achievements (e.g., honors, course grades, prior project experience) as well as their... Read More »