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Ft/Citi Ingenuity Awards: Urban Ideas in Action

Announcement Date: 3 June 2012

The "FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards: Urban Ideas in Action 2012" will assess urban solutions in the fields of education, healthcare, energy and infrastructure from
2007-11.

Please check the following links for details:
http://ftcitiawards.com/
http://www.ft.com/reports/ingenuity

 


Scholarships

Egypt -Lebanon -EU Mobility Exchange NeTwork (ELEMENT): Scholarships Opportunities

Announcement Date: 13 December 2011

Egypt was granted a new project through the Erasmus Mundus, Action 2 - Strand 1 programme titled "Egypt ? Lebanon ? EU Mobility Exchange NeTwork", abbreviated as "ELEMENT".

The ELEMENT Project offers scholarships for undergraduate, master, doctoral and post-doctoral students and staff. These scholarships will cover travel, insurance, participation costs and subsistence allowance.

Students and staff members from all universities in the ELEMENT partnership, both from the EU (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, Spain and United Kingdom), Egypt and Lebanon can apply for scholarships. The ELEMENT Scholarships are designed for:

1.Students and staff members and graduates from Egypt or Lebanon wanting to study at an EU University.
2.Students and staff members from EU Partner Universities wanting to study at an Egyptian or Lebanese Partner University.

For further information on how to apply, please visit: http://www.em-element.eu/

 


Other Opportunities

Call for applications for Doctoral Fellowships in France

Announcement Date: 21 November 2016

Deadline for Application:  31 January 2017

The French Embassy - French Institute of Egypt offers scholarships to Egyptian PhD students wishing to visit a French laboratory for a maximum of 6 months. This scholarship covers the cost of transport, social security and the cost of living in France.

For more information, kindly find the french and arabic announcements attached

 


International Discussions on How Solar Geoengineering Research Should Be Governed

Announcement Date: 24 November 2016

Deadline for Application:  31 January 2017

NEWS RELEASE for Developing Country Voices Join International Discussions on How Solar Geoengineering Research Should Be Governed is now available.

For more information, kindly see the attachement.

 


5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, 24-29 September 2017/Call for Applications

Announcement Date: 17 November 2016

Deadline for Application:  14 February 2017

The application process for the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum has started.

Young researchers in computer science and mathematics from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual networking event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the great opportunity to personally interact with the laureates of the most prestigious prizes in the fields of mathematics and computer science. For one week, the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize in Computing, the Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize engage in a cross-generational scientific dialogue with young researchers in Heidelberg, Germany.

The application period for the 5th HLF runs from 14 November 2016 until 14 February 2017. Young researchers at all phases of their careers (undergrad, PhD or postdoc) are encouraged to complete and submit their applications by 14 February (midnight at the dateline) via the following link: http://application.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org

The 5th HLF will take place from 24 to 29 September 2017 (with young researcher registration on 23 September). This prominent, versatile event combines scientific, social and outreach activities in an informal atmosphere, fueled by comprehensive exchange and scientific inspiration. Laureate lectures, young researcher workshops and a structure welcoming unfettered discussions are the elements that compose the Forum's platform.

Over the course of the week-long HLF, young researchers will be given the exclusive possibility to profoundly connect with their scientific role models and find out how the laureates made it to the top of their fields. As described by a young researcher at the 4th HLF, "The best professional experience of my life. I thought that receiving my PhD was the most ultimate event and highlight, but the HLF tops even that."

All applications that are completed and submitted by the deadline are meticulously reviewed by an international committee of experts to ensure that only the most qualified candidates are invited. There are 100 spaces available for each discipline of mathematics and computer science. All applicants will be notified by the end of April 2017 whether or not they will be invited.

For questions regarding requirements and the application process, please contact Young Researchers Relations at: yr@heidelberg-laureate-forum.org

For more information, please visit:www.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org

 


GERSS - GERMAN EGYPTIAN RESEARCH SHORT TERM SCHOLARSHIPS

Announcement Date: 11 April 2016

Deadline for Application:  15 February 2017

The German Egyptian Research Short term Scholarship GERSS is a program jointly funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) and the German Academic Exchange Service, Bonn (DAAD) in order to finance short term scholarships for young Egyptian scientists in Germany. The target group of the program are researchers enrolled in MSc, PhD programs and young Post-Doctoral candidates. The scholarships may be awarded for a period from three to six months.

The scholarship shall enable advanced graduate students and young scientists to pursue part of their master's, doctoral or post-doctoral research in a specific research project at German universities, archives, libraries or research institutes. Henceforth, the GERSS program has changed from bi-annual to an annual system. The next call for application is expected on 1st of November 2016 and the deadline on 15th of February 2017.

For inquiries, please feel free to contact Mr. Adel Younis.

Email: gerss@daadcairo.org
Phone: +20 2 2735 27 26, +20 2 2735 27 26 Ex: 146

 


Women in Science Conference

Announcement Date: 17 November 2016

Deadline for Application:  23 March 2017

The 1st International Conference of Women in Science and International Networking:

Bridging the Gender Gap in STEM in Favor of Sustainable development (Women in Science without Borders (WISWB)). WISWB is organized under the patronage of Egyptian senior and young academies (ASRT and EYAS). WISWB is supported by the Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF).

This event will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 21-23 March 2017 and is intended to serve as a conference committed to communicate cutting edge research from around the world. Participation is not limited to women but it is open for both men and women scientists. Cross-disciplinary talks are encouraged and not limited to issues associated with women.

For more information, please contact Dr. Amal Amin via e-mail: aamin_07@yahoo.com

WIS brochure.pdf

 

Attachments

WIS brochure


8th annual Competitive Game: From the Earth to the Moon

Announcement Date: 24 November 2016

Deadline for Application:  30 April 2017

The 8th annual Competitive Game, organized jointly by the French Federation for Mathematical Games and SCM, has started.

It is endowed with 2,000 Euros of prizes. The topic this year is Jules Verne's novel "From the Earth to the Moon".

For more information, please visit: http://www.scmsa.eu/archives/SCM_FFJM_Competitive_Game_2016_2017.pdf

 


TWAS Fellowships: 2011 Call for Applications

Announcement Date: 15 March 2011


TWAS Fellowships: 2011 Call for Applications Postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholar and advanced research fellowships available to scientists from developing countries

TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, www.twas.org, is now accepting applications for its postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholars and advanced research fellowship programs. The fellowships are offered to scientists from developing countries and are tenable at centers of excellence in various countries in the South, including Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan and Thailand.

Eligible fields include: agricultural and biological sciences, medical and health sciences, chemistry, engineering, astronomy, space and earth sciences, mathematics and physics.

Please see www.twas.org, > Programs > Exchange for the latest information regarding all these programs, including eligibility criteria, deadlines, etc, and to download the application forms and guidelines.

Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.

 


UNU-IAS (Various Opportunities)

Announcement Date: 19 April 2011

The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS)is announcing the following opportunities :

1) The following job opportunity is currently available at (UNU-IAS):

- Research Fellow in Science and Technology for Sustainable Societies
(Deadline: Extended till Monday, 9 May 2011).

For details, click the following link: http://www.ias.unu.edu/.pdf

- Research Fellow for Marine Governance/Coastal Management, UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa
(Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.)
For details, click the following link: http://www.ias.unu.edu/Fellow Vacancy.pdf

2) The following internship opportunity is currently available at UNU-IAS:
- Satoyama Initiative Intern
(Deadline: 25 April 2011)

For details, click the following link: http://www.ias.unu.edu/

 


Higher Education Funding Opportunities in the Arab Region

Announcement Date: 8 May 2011

The BA produced the "Higher Education Funding Opportunities in the Arab Region "online Directory.

This Directory is the outcome of a research project conducted by a group of young researchers in the Resource Development Department.

The project was generously supported by the Ford Foundation Regional Office in Cairo.

The purpose of the Directory is to help students and higher education institutes to learn about existing local and regional donors supporting higher education in 12 Arab countries.

The Directory also aims to provide an access point to donors allowing them to disseminate information about their activities, observe other donors? activities, and most importantly to pave the way for the creation of fruitful partnerships between them.

To access the Online Directory, please visit: www.bibalex.org/HE_funding

 


4thEuroAfrica-ICT Forum

Announcement Date: 16 May 2011

4thEuroAfrica-ICT Cooperation Forum on ICT Research will take place in Cape Town, South Africa on 14-15 November 2011.

The event is organized by the Meraka Institute of CSIR and Sigma Orionis under the EuroAfrica-ICT Project.

For detailed information, kindly check the attachment as well as the following link: http://euroafrica-ict.org/

 

Attachments

About the forum


Summer School: the exchange of knowledge and the awareness on EU water research and technology state of the art

Announcement Date: 26 June 2011

Time and date

The summer school will be held in Barcelona, Spain between the 26th and the 30th of September, 2011. Participants are expected to arrive the afternoon before, on the 25th of September.

Venue

Classes will be hosted by ACC1O in Barcelona and will be held under the address: Passeig de GRACIA, 129, 08008, Barcelona, Spain. Who many attend Young researchers (PhD, PostDoc), water experts from industry and SMEs, and water practitioners from relevant stakeholders primarily from EU countries, EU associated countries and EU neighbouring countries.

Examples for the main stakeholder entities from which participants are selected from:

  • European Ministries of Environment, Research and Enterprises;
  • National public agencies related to R&D (focused on water);
  • Universities, Research Centres and other Institutions involved in Water R&D and Innovation;
  • Water Industrial associations;
  • European Platforms (in particular Water Platform);
  • Large and Small Companies known to be involved in Water Research and innovation.


Selection criteria

A maximum number of 25 participants will be selected based on the following criteria:

1.Their familiarity with the topics pertaining to the STREAM Summer Schools
2.Their achievement in water related fields research;
3.They are representatives of entities considered as stakeholders;
4.Good knowledge of English.

Scholarship

STREAM is currently seeking for the partnership or sponsorship of outside actors to provide few scholarships. Additional information to applicants on existing scholarship programmes will also be provided.

If you would like to register please click here.

Please find the details following the URL:
http://www.stream-project.eu/summer-schools/introduction-schools
http://www.stream-project.eu/summer-schools/first-summer-school

 


TWAS Fellowships programme

Announcement Date: 17 May 2012

TWAS Fellowships: 2012 Call for Applications
Postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholar and advanced research fellowships available to scientists from developing countries


TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world www.twas.org is now accepting applications for its postgraduate, postdoctoral, visiting scholars and advanced research fellowship programmes.

The fellowships are offered to scientists from developing countries and are tenable at centres of excellence in various countries in the South, including Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Pakistan and Thailand. Two new programmes with Iran and Pakistan are launched this year, with the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) and the National Centre for Physics (NCP).

Eligible fields of the different programmes include one or more of the following: agricultural and biological sciences, medical and health sciences, chemistry, engineering, astronomy, space and earth sciences, mathematics and physics.

For the latest and detailed information regarding all these programmes, including eligibility criteria, deadlines, application forms and guidelines please check the attachment and visit the following link: http://twas.ictp.it/prog/exchange/fells/fells-overview

Women scientists are especially encouraged to apply.

N.B:Deadline varies per programme