June 2019 NEWTON FUND RESEARCHER LINKS WORKSHOPS

Deadline 9 August 2019

Countries included in this call: Brazil.

Coming soon: China, India, Jordan and Philippines.

All Researcher Links-funded workshops will have the following three overarching objectives:

  • Support research areas relevant to the economic development and welfare of partner countries
  • Contribute to capacity building of early career researchers
  • Establish new research links or significantly develop existing links, with the potential for longer term sustainability.

The proposal must be a joint application, with one Principal Applicant based at a UK institution and one based in Brazil.

Brazilian applicants eligible only from the states of: 1. Alagoas – FAPEAL 2. Amazonas – FAPEAM 3. Distrito Federal – FAPDF 4. Espírito Santo – FAPES 5. Goiás – FAPEG 6. Maranhão – FAPEMA 7. Minas Gerais – FAPEMIG 8. Paraná – Fundação Araucária 9. São Paulo – FAPESP

It is expected that most workshops will take place in Brazil. The minimum duration of a workshop is three (3) days and the maximum duration is five (5) days. Workshops must take place between 01 February 2020 and 31 January 2021. The total amount available to support each workshop is up to £44,000.

Guidance notes can be found on the opportunity webpage: https://www.britishcouncil.org/education/science/current-opportunities/newton-fund-researcher-links-workshops

Applicants must submit a completed application form via the British Council online application system: https://apply.gmt.britishcouncil.org/outreach/workbench.ofml

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