UK-China workshop in the UK on white matter diseases

ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY

We have grants for early career researchers (see Eligibility section) to attend a workshop entitled 'Collaborative strategies to study myelin and fight against multiple sclerosis and other white matter diseases'.

The workshop will take place in Swindon, UK, 11-13 October 2016, and is part of Newton Fund Researcher Links. It is being organised by Dr Huiliang Li, a group leader of Division of Medicine, University College London and Professor Bin Zhao, Deputy President of Guangdong Medical University, China, and will have contributions from other leading researchers from both countries.

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

KEY DATES

Dates of workshop - 11-13 October 2016 

Deadline for applications - 5 September 2016

ELIGIBILITY

This opportunity is open to early career researchers based in the UK and China. There is no restriction on nationality.

Early Career Researchers are defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience in medical technology or advanced materials, including biomaterials, or drug delivery) 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 (a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc) at a recognised research institution either in the UK or China.

HOW TO APPLY

Please download and complete the application form from the Downloads section below. 

Send completed application forms to huiliang.li@ucl.ac.uk before the deadline of Sunday 21 August 2016.

CONTACT

For information on the workshop please contact huiliang.li@ucl.ac.uk

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