About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop in Brazil entitled 'Becoming visible: comparing inclusive and special education policies, practices and research in Brazil and the UK'.

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, Brazil on 10 – 12 March 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Professor Richard Rose, University of Northampton, UK, and Professor Enicéia Gonçalves Mendes, Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. There will be contributions from other experts.

All travel and accommodation costs will be covered.

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 10-12 March 2015

Deadline for applications - 24 November 2014


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.

Applicants must have English proficiency that enables them to present a paper and participate in discussions throughout the workshop.

Further eligibility criteria may apply, and applicants should read the Full call info document in the Downloads section before completing the application form.

How to apply

Download and read the Full call info document from the Downloads section. Once ready, download and complete the Application form, and return to Paul.Bramble@northampton.ac.uk before 24 November.


Paul.Bramble@northampton.ac.uk (for info relating to the workshop)

UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org (for info on Researcher Links)

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