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British Academy: CONFAP-Newton Fellowships for UK Researchers in Brazil

Publicado em 13 janeiro 2020

Por Jenni Priestley

The Brazilian State Funding Agencies, articulated by its National Council (CONFAP), the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy and the Newton Fund, invite proposals for their Fellowships for UK Researchers in Brazil. These enable UK researchers to develop the strengths and capabilities of their research groups through training, collaboration and reciprocal visits with partners in research groups in Brazil.

Young researchers, who have held their PhD for between two and seven years, as well as senior researchers who have held a PhD for more than seven years, may apply. Applicants must hold a permanent academic post or postdoctoral position in the UK that extends beyond the grant period, and must have a Brazilian-based collaborator as a co-applicant. Researchers may be from the natural sciences, engineering, medical sciences, including clinical and patient-oriented research, as well as social sciences and humanities fields. Researchers who aim to work at universities and research institutes in the State of São Paulo, Brazil, must be associated with a São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) PI who is in charge of an ongoing grant.

The following types of fellowships are available:

For young researchers aiming to receive support from outside the state of São Paulo – includes a monthly scholarship of BRL 7,000, travel expenses and insurance, scholarship for one undergraduate student to assist and a grant worth BRL 25,000 each six months For senior researchers aiming to receive support from outside the state of São Paulo – includes a monthly scholarship of BRL 10,000, travel expenses and insurance, scholarship for one undergraduate student to assist and a grant worth BRL 25,000 each six months For researchers aiming to receive support from FAPESP to work in a university or research institute in the state of São Paulo – includes a monthly scholarship worth BRL 10,830 for young researchers and BRL 16,110 for full professors, travel expenses and insurance, scholarship for one undergraduate assistant and a grant to the host principle investigator worth up to BRL 25,000 for every six months of the visitor staying

Closing date: 6 April 2020 at 4 pm UK time