WORKSHOP IN BRAZIL ON NEXT GEN. SEQUENCING IN AGRICULTUREWORKSHOP IN BRAZIL ON NEXT GEN. SEQUENCING IN AGRICULTURE

9th Jul 2015

The British Council has grants for early-career researchers to attend a workshop in Brazil entitled 'Next Generation Sequencing applications to improve livestock welfare, food security and socioeconomic stability in Brazil'. The grants will cover all costs associated with attending the workshop, including travel, accommodation and meals. Please note that travel insurance and medical insurance are not covered by the grant. 

The workshop is part of Researcher Links, being run under the Newton Fund. Through the Newton Fund, the UK will use its strength in research and innovation to promote economic development and social welfare of partner countries.

The workshop will be taking place in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 12-16 October 2015.

ELIGIBILITY

This is open to early-career researchers based in the UK and Brazil only. There is no restriction on nationality, however participants must be affiliated to a UK or Brazilian higher education or research institute at the time of the application.

Early-career researcher is defined as having obtained a PhD no more than 10 years prior to the workshop dates. A PhD is a requirement. Consideration is given to researchers that have had a career break.

All applications must be received before the deadline (29 July).

For more information and to download the application form, please see: http://www.britishcouncil.org/education/science/brazil-workshop-next-gen-seq