About this opportunity

We are inviting early career researchers (see Eligibility section) based in the UK and Kazakhstan to attend a research workshop entitled 'The Impact of Emerging Economies and their Multinational Enterprises on the World Economy'.

The University of Northampton Business School (UK), and Kazakh-British Technical University Business School (Kazakhstan), in association with Brunel University (UK) and KIMEP University (Kazakhstan), are holding a workshop on the above theme under the British Council Newton-Al-Farabi ‘Research Links’ programme, in association with the JSC Science Fund. The three-day workshop will be held at Kazakh-British Technical University Business School (KBTU Business School), Almaty, Kazakhstan. 

A contribution to travel and accommodation expenses is available to selected participants under this programme (£1,000 to participants based in the UK and £400 equivalent to those based in Kazakhstan).

Key dates

Dates of workshop - 26-28 February 2015

Deadline for applications - 5 December 2014


This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and Kazakhstan. 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 a research or academic position (either a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc.) at a recognised research institution either in the UK or in Kazakhstan.

How to apply

Please download the Full info and application form from the Downloads section for complete information and instructions on how to apply.


sandy.MacDonald@northampton.ac.uk (for workshop information)

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

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