Researcher Links workshop in Thailand on tuberculosis

About this opportunity

We are inviting early career researchers based in the UK and Thailand to attend a research workshop entitled 'Improving the clinical management and prevention of melioidosis and tuberculosis in the UK and South East Asia'

The workshop will take place in Khon Kaen, Thailand on 5-9th January 2015. The workshop is being coordinated by Assist. Prof. Ganjana Lertmemongkolchai of Khon Kaen University and Dr Greg Bancroft of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and will have contributions from other leading researchers in the pathogenesis, immunology and clinical management  of tuberculosis and melioidosis. 

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

Key dates

The workshop will take place 5-9 January 2015.

The call for applications will close Friday 24 October 2014.

Eligibility

This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and Thailand. There are no restrictions 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.

How to apply

You can find the application form and draft agenda here. Completed application forms must be submitted to ciu.kku@gmail.com before the deadline (24 November).

Contact

UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org