About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop in Brazil entitled 'Electrochemical solutions for contemporary problems (ELSOL)'.

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and FAPESP will be holding a workshop on the above theme in São Carlos (São Paulo, Brazil) between 9 and 13 March 2015. The workshop is being organized and coordinated by Prof. Ernesto Pereira (UFSCAR) and Dr. Angel Cuesta (University of Aberdeen), and will have contributions from Prof. Harry Hoster (Lancaster University), Prof. Edson Leite (UFSCAR), Prof. David Fermín (University of Bristol), and Prof. Paulo Olivi (USP).

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the grant.

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 9-13 March 2015

Deadline for applications - December 15


This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. There is no restriction on nationality.

Early career researchers are defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience) 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. Consideration will be given to researchers with more than 10 years post-doc experience that have taken extended career breaks.

Further eligibility criteria may apply, and applicants should read the Application form document in the Downloads section before completing it.

How to apply

Full eligibility criteria, instructions on how to apply and assessment criteria can be found in the Application form available in the Downloads section. Please read this carefully before applying.



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