About this opportunity

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop in Kazakhstan entitled 'Utilisation and Treatment of wastes arising from mining activities, oils and other Industries: a) Mining solid wastes; b) Mining waste water; c) Oil and Gas industry waste; d) Coal power station wastes; e)  Cement manufacture waste and e) Food waste.'

The workshop is part of the British Council Researcher Links initiative delivered under the Newton-Al-Farabi Partnership Programme. It will be held in Almati-Kazakhstan between the 26-30 January 2015. 

All travel, accommodation and meals will be covered by the grant.

Key dates

Dates of the workshop - 26-30 January 2015

Deadline for applications - 30 November 2014


This opportunity is open to early career researchers from 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. 

Participants 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

Download, read and complete the application form from the Downloads section.

Please send completed application forms to j.m.khatib@wlv.ac.uk


For information on the workshop please contact Professor Jamal Khatib - j.m.khatib@wlv.ac.uk

For information on Researcher Links please contact UK-researcherlinks@britishcouncil.org