SMS scnews item created by Andrew Mathas at Tue 16 Sep 2008 2125
Type: Deadline
Distribution: World
Expiry: 10 Oct 2008
Calendar1: 10 Oct 2008

Australian-Italy Award for PhD Students and Early Postdoctoral Researchers

Participation between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009.
Deadline for applications is Friday 10 October 2008.

The Australian Academy of Science is inviting applications for the Australia-Italy Award for short-term scientific research visits (13 months) between Australia and Italy in 2009.

One Australian and two Italian PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers will be supported under this award. They will be expected to undertake research in counterpart Italian and Australian institutions respectively, for a period of 1-3 months. Travel will need to take place between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009. Each successful applicant will receive up to A$5,000.

Aim of the Award The award is aimed at recognizing excellence in research cooperation between Australia and Italy and to foster further research activity among PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers.

Areas of Science Proposals in any field of natural science, basic and applied, including mathematics and engineering science, will be considered.

Eligibility Australian applicants must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents living in Australia at the time of application.

Applicants must be a PhD student or an early Postdoctoral researcher.

Further information and application forms are available on the web site:

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