About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a research workshop in Brazil entitled 'The New Historical Linguistics and the World of Annotated Corpora'. 

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and FAPESP will be holding a workshop on the above title in Campinas, Brazil, 9-13 March 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Professor Charlotte Galves, Linguistics, University of Campinas, and Professor Susan Pintzuk, Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, and will have contributions from other leading researchers.

Newton Fund, the British Council and FAPESP will cover the costs related to the participation to the workshop, including: travel (both international and local), accommodation and meals. Costs for the visa will be covered; however participants will be responsible for making all the necessary arrangements. Participants must have travel and medical insurance.

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 9-13 March 2015

Deadline for applications - midnight 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 Call for Applications document in the Downloads section.

How to apply

Full eligibility criteria, instructions on how to apply and assessment criteria can be found in the Call for Applications document in the Downloads section. Please read this carefully, then apply with the Application Form, also available in the Downloads section.




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