PhD fellowships Archive

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SIB Fellowship program – Call for applications

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, thanks to the generous support and trust of its partners*, is offering the opportunity to a selection of the best students worldwide to carry out their PhD research in one of its groups, all of which are located across Switzerland. The laureates will receive a financial grant for 3 years (extendible for 1 year) and:

 

– Become a member of SIB, the leading network of Swiss bioinformatics

– Have access to professional training courses

– Be part of the Swiss PhD Training Network in bioinformatics

– Be introduced to industrial partners during specific events

– Participate in SIB events such as the yearly SIB Days (scientific conference)

– Attend the Summer School and Students’ Retreat

– When in collaboration with industry, have direct hands-on experience within that company

 

SIB provides core databases, software and support for the worldwide life science research community. It leads and coordinates the field of bioinformatics in Switzerland by federating bioinformatics research groups from Swiss schools of higher education and research institutes. Currently, SIB consists in 38 research and service groups located in the country’s seven main cities. SIB creates, maintains and distributes world-renowned bioinformatics resources, mainly free of charge, to the national and international life science research community. A few examples include UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, STRING, SWISS-MODEL, SwissDock and neXtProt.

 

Key dates of the SIB Fellowship program

– Closing date for applications:       15 November 2012

– Shortlist selection announcement:    10 December 2012

– Interviews:                          January/February 2013

– Start of PhD:                        September 2013

 

Further information and application forms for the SIB Fellowship program are available at www.isb-sib.ch/fellowship.

 

Thank you in advance for your help in spreading this information around.

 

Patricia Palagi

SIB Fellowship Program Manager

 

* King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, the Leenaards Foundation, the Swiss Foundation for Excellence and Talents in Biomedical Research, SystemsX.ch and the University of Lausanne

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Ernst Schering Foundation-PhD fellowships

Ernst Schering Foundation-PhD fellowships

The Ernst Schering Foundation wants to support outstanding young scientists who conduct basic research in the fields of biology, medicine or chemistry. It awards a total of approximately 7 fellowships per year to exceptional doctoral students who want to carry out research projects at renowned institutes worldwide. The fellowships are awarded for a two-year period.

Application deadlines are April 30 and October 31 of the current year

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SystemsX.ch Fourth Call for Proposals (IPPs)

SystemsX.ch Fourth Call for Proposals

SystemsX.ch, the Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology, is issuing its Forth Call for Proposals.

The focus of the present Call is on :

  1. Interdisciplinary Pilot Projects (IPPs): innovative projects with a high risk to scientifically fail and / or seed projects. Up to ten Interdisciplinary Pilot Projects (IPP) will be funded.
  2. Interactions between Academia and Industry: Bridge 2 Industry (BIP) and Industrial Sabbaticals in Academia (ISA) projects.

Deadlines:

IPP:

Deadline for submission of proposals for IPP projects is January 15, 2011.

BIP and ISA:

Unlike the IPP projects, submission deadlines for BIP and ISA are more frequent to allow more flexibility in preparing a proposal together with industrial partners. Deadlines for BIP and ISA proposals are as follows (of each year):

  • February 1
  • May
  • August 1
  • November 1

The next deadline for BIP and ISA proposal is November 1, 2010.

For further information on SystemsX.ch projects and the present Call, please visit our website

Editor: Natalia Emery Trindade, CommunicationsAddress: SystemsX.ch, Clausiusstr. 45, CH-8092 Zurich. www.systemsx.ch

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Bourses d’échange/Exchange grants – Indo Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP)

(ENGLISH VERSION BELOW)

Chers Collègues,

L’Indo Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) a lancé son 4ème appel à projets pour des bourses d’échange. Nous vous remercions par avance de faire suivre ce message à tout doctorant et à tout scientifique en Suisse ou en Inde que ceci pourrait intéresser.

Deux possibilités de financement existent pour toutes les branches scientifiques et technologiques:

Research Fellowships (RF)
Ces bourses permettent à des doctorants en Suisse et en Inde d’entreprendre de la recherche et/ou de suivre une formation dans le pays correspondant.

Joint Utilisation of Advanced Facilities (JUAF)
Ces bourses sont destinées au corps enseignant senior et junior en Suisse et en Inde qui souhaite visiter un laboratoire, un département ou un institut du pays correspondant afin d’utiliser de l’équipement spécialisé, des installations, des ressources, des bibliothèques et/ou des bases de données.

Date de publication de l’appel: 30 septembre 2010
Date d’échéance pour la soumission des projets: 30 novembre 2010

Les descriptifs, recommandations et formulaires de candidature pour les deux bourses sont disponibles sur le site web de l’ISJRP

N’hésitez pas à nous contacter pour tout complément d’information dont vous auriez besoin – ursina.roder@epfl.ch.

Nous espérons recevoir beaucoup d’excellentes candidatures!

Meilleures salutations, Ursina Roder
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Office of International Affairs and Accreditation (DAIA)
EPFL VPAI DAIA
CM 2 203, Station 10
CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Phone: +41 21 693 14 86
http://indo-swiss.epfl.ch




Dear Colleagues,

The Indo Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) has launched its fourth call for proposals for exchange grants. Please feel free to distribute this message to any interested Ph.D. students and scientists in Switzerland or India.

Two types of funding are on offer for all science and technology disciplines:

Research Fellowships (RF)
Grants for Ph.D. students from Switzerland and India who wish to conduct research and/or to obtain training in the counterpart country.

Joint Utilisation of Advanced Facilities (JUAF)
Grants for Swiss and Indian faculty and junior staff who wish to visit a laboratory, department or an institute of the counterpart country in order to utilise specialised equipment, facilities, resources, libraries and/or databases.

Release date: September 30th, 2010
!Proposal submission deadline: November 30th, 2010!

Detailed call texts, guidelines and application forms for both grants are published on the ISJRP homepage

For any questions, please contact ursina.roder@epfl.ch.

We look forward to receiving many excellent applications!

Best regards, Ursina Roder
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Office of International Affairs and Accreditation (DAIA)
EPFL VPAI DAIA
CM 2 203, Station 10
CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
Phone: +41 21 693 14 86
http://indo-swiss.epfl.ch

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SystemsX.ch Third Call for Proposals

SystemsX.ch Third Call for Proposals

SystemsX.ch, the Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology, is issuing its Third Call for Proposals.

The focus of the third Call is on

1. Interdisciplinary PhD student projects(IPhDs): IPhD students are supervised by two mentors from different and complementarydisciplines. SystemsX.ch will fund about a dozen IPhD Projects over 3 years.

2. Interdisciplinary Pilot Projects (IPPs): innovative projects with a high risk to scientifically fail and / or seed projects. Up to ten Interdisciplinary Pilot Projects (IPP) will be funded.

3. Interactions between Academia and Industry: Bridge 2 Industry (BIP) and Industrial Sabbaticals in Academia (ISA) projects (see also X-Flash of Sept 21, 2009). Read the rest of this entry »

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CRUS Cotutelles de thèse entre universités suisses et françaises ou italiennes

Cotutelles de thèse entre universités suisses et françaises ou italiennes

Le Secrétariat d’Etat à l’éducation et à la recherche (SER) soutient financièrement environ 20 projets individuels de cotutelle de thèse pour autant qu’ils fassent l’objet d’une convention de coopération entre deux universités suisse et française. Le subside, de CHF 10’000 au maximum, sera versé à l’université suisse et doit être utilisé surtout pour faciliter la mobilité des directeurs de thèse et du doctorant. Read the rest of this entry »