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Welcome to our May newsletter

The EURAXESS May newsletter includes the latest research opportunities, the Blavatnik Awards and two Newton Fund case studies in China.

Newton Fund April calls now open

The latest calls under the Newton Fund are now open:

  • Trilateral Workshop grants, Newton Fund/Researcher Links, application deadline 13 June 2017
  • Workshop grants Researcher Links/Newton Fund (UK/South Africa)
Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

After ten years of recognizing the most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers across the United States, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences are delighted to launch the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom.  These awards celebrate the past accomplishments and future potential of young faculty researchers working in three disciplinary categories of science and engineering: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. 

Every year, one nominee in each category will be named a Blavatnik Awards in the UK Laureate and awarded US$100,000 in unrestricted funds, with two Blavatnik Awards in the UK finalists in each category both receiving US$30,000.

Newton Fund experiences in China

Thinking about moving abroad? Hear from Emma and Kathryn; two Newton Fund students, and their experiences of studying in China.

Do you have an impact story to tell?

If you have a short impact story that we can share with our EURAXESS subscribers, then get in touch!  We'd also like to hear from you if you've had experience with researcher mobility.

International workshops

Early early career researcher based in the UK? Browse the latest international workshops over on our site.

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