About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop in Brazil entitled 'Workshop on new approaches to monitoring and managing waterborne disease transmission in Brazil and in 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 CETESB – Companhia Ambiental do Estado de São Paulo on 2-6 February, 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof. Huw Taylor of School of Environment and Technology of the University of Brighton and Dr. Maria Inês Zanoli Sato of the Department of Environmental Analysis of CETESB and will have contributions from other leading researchers.

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered.

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 2-6 February 2015

Deadline for applications - 14 November


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 fully before applying. 

How to apply

Download, read and complete the Application form from the Downloads section of this page. Completed forms should be sent to misato@sp.gov.br (Brazil applicants) or H.D.Taylor@brighton.ac.uk (UK applicants) before the deadline of November 14th.


misato@sp.gov.br (Brazil) or H.D.Taylor@brighton.ac.uk (UK) for information on the workshop

UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org for information on Researcher Links

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