skip to primary navigationskip to content

Grants for Workshop on 'Collaborative Strategies to Study Myelin and Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis and Other White Matter Diseases'

last modified Aug 17, 2016 02:06 PM

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop entitled 'Collaborative strategies to study myelin and fight against multiple sclerosis and other white matter diseases'.

The workshop will take place in Swindon, UK, 11-13 October 2016, and is part of Newton Fund Researcher Links. It is being organised by Dr Huiliang Li, a group leader of Division of Medicine, University College London and Professor Bin Zhao, Deputy President of Guangdong Medical University, China, and will have contributions from other leading researchers from both countries.

All travel, accommodation and meals will be covered by the grant.

KEY DATES

Dates of workshop - 11-13 October 2016 

Deadline for applications - 21 August 2016

ELIGIBILITY

This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and China. There is no restriction on nationality.

Early Career Researchers are defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience in medical technology or advanced materials, including biomaterials, or drug delivery) and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience. They are equivalent to the ‘Recognised Researcher’ and sometimes ‘Experienced Researcher’ categories in the EU framework for researchers’ careers.

Participants must have a research or academic position (a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc) at a recognised research institution either in the UK or China.

HOW TO APPLY

Please download and complete the application form from the Downloads section below. 

Send completed application forms to huiliang.li@ucl.ac.uk before the deadline of Sunday 21 August 2016.

CONTACT

For information on the workshop please contact huiliang.li@ucl.ac.uk

For information on Researcher Links please contact UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org

DOWNLOAD

Researcher Links workshop participant application form

OPdA Tweets

RSS Feed Latest news

CRUK removes post-PhD time restrictions on applying for fellowships

Aug 16, 2018

Cancer Research UK is removing post-PhD time restrictions on all of their response-mode fellowships, and introducing a competency-based framework outlining the skills and experience applicants should demonstrate at each career stage.

First postdocs begin elite new fellowship programme at the University of Cambridge

Jun 28, 2018

On 14th June 2018, nine early career researchers embarked on the new Borysiewicz Biomedical Sciences Fellowship Programme to work on major challenges facing the modern world. The programme will support these outstanding researchers in seeking to shape the future for the betterment of society.

i-Teams call for projects 2018-19

Jun 18, 2018

Are you thinking about commercialising your research, or interested in investigating new uses for it? Then i-Teams can help!

View all news