Life Science

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Funding mechanism: Innovation in Education and Health to Combat Poverty

Innovative project concepts for development assistance within health and education are invited in this call for project outlines. The project concepts submitted will help define thematically and financially the subsequent main calls to be issued by the Research Council, Innovation Norway and Norad, respectively, in the first half of 2016. Deadline: 17 February 2016 Who(…)

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan

European (and more) researchers based in Japan: Let your voice be heard! Participate to the EURAXESS Survey of European Researchers in Japan! This survey which intends to draw a precise picture of the community of European researchers based in Japan through a series of questions focused on the your current professional situation and expectations for(…)

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant
November 30, 2015

The Japan Prize Foundation: 2016 Research Grant

Eligible areas of research:  Areas concerning “substances, materials, production” Areas concerning “biological production and biological environment” Areas concerning “clean and sustainable energy” Target: (1) Individuals who will be of the age of 35 or younger, on April 1, 2016 (however, those 36 or younger may also apply, if there has been a hiatus in their(…)

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Norwegian researchers

The 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Norwegian researchers

The 2014 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine is to be split between University College London’s John O’Keefe, and the Norwegian husband-and-wife team of Edvard and May-Britt Moser. According to the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute press release, the prize was awarded “for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain”. British-American(…)

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

JSPS call for proposals for open partnerships in all academic fields

From FY2013, under the framework of its bilateral program, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) includes a new scheme called Open Partnership Joint Research Projects/Seminars. This scheme gives all researchers around the world an opportunity to conduct bilateral joint research projects or seminars in any academic field with funded Japanese colleagues. The scheme supports(…)

7th KIFEE International Symposium
March 16, 2014 : Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan

7th KIFEE International Symposium

Kyoto International Forum for Environment and Energy (KIFEE) was created in 2004 by the universities in the Kyoto region to establish an international arena for multi-disciplinary strategic co-operation to develop a sustainable society, inspired by the Kyoto Protocol. KIFEE has developed into an advanced “process”/arena where people + trust + inspiration create multidisciplinary teamwork cooperation(…)

May 14, 2014 : Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

BIOtech 2014 Japan

In May 2014, Asia’s largest bio event –“BIOtech 2014 Japan” and the newly launched exhibition and conference for diagnostics and testing for personalized medicine, “IVD Japan 2014”will take place concurrently in Tokyo.(May 14-16, 2014 / Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan/ Organized: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.)Extending its coverage to medical field launching IVD Japan 2014, the(…)

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