About this opportunity

We have grants for early-career researchers to attend a research workshop in Kazakhstan, entitled 'Kazakhstan’s Environmental Challenges in a Eurasian and Global Perspective'. 

The British Council under the Newton Fund Researcher Links programme will sponsor the workshop on the above theme in Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan on 3-6 January 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Dr. Beatrice Penati from Nazarbayev University (Kazakhstan) and Dr. David Moon from York University (UK). 

We are now inviting early-career researchers (see Eligibility section below) from the UK or Kazakhstan to apply to attend this workshop.

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Fund Researcher Links programme. 

Key dates

Workshop dates - 3-6 January 2015

Deadline for applications - 31 October 2014


Applicants must be early-career researchers based in either the UK or Kazakhstan.

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.

How to apply

Please follow the link for information on how to apply