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AUSTRALIA-ITALY AWARDS FOR PHD STUDENTS AND EARLY POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS
This program has now closed.
This award has been set up with the proceeds from the sale of the book What If They Never Existed,
written by Dr Nicola Sasanelli, Science and Technology Counsellor at
the Embassy of Italy in Canberra since 2001. The award also has the
financial support of the Australian Academy of Science.
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 who have
been conferred in the last 10 years between 1999 and 2008.
Proposals in any field of natural science, basic and applied,
including mathematics and engineering science, will be considered.
Information on the award
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.
Australian applicants must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents living in Australia at the time of application.
Italian applicants must be living in Italy at the time of application.
Applicants must be a PhD student or an early Postdoctoral researcher.
For further information contact:
Manager – International Programs
Australian Academy of Science
GPO Box 783
Canberra ACT 2601