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Exchange and Mobility - Movetia
  • 17.05.2018
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The Open Project Fund of Movetia

The open project fund serves to test initial partnership and mobility experiences with new partners in countries outside Europe and/or to further develop existing partnerships.
  • 14.05.2018
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IO research stipend by Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS)

The SNIS – IO research stipend is a new funding opportunity aimed at promoting research on International Organisations by young scholars.
KFPE Newsletter
  • 09.05.2018
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KFPE Newsletter - May 2018

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Seed Money Call South East Asia
  • 09.05.2018
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Call for seed money grants for collaborations with South Asia and Iran

This seed money call aims at developing new or consolidating existing partnerships with institutions in countries where research partnerships are so far underexplored.
COHRED-KFPE Session 2018
  • 03.05.2018
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Increasing fairness and impact of research partnerships - Geneva Health Forum 2018

The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED), in collaboration with the KFPE hosted a parallel session at the Geneva Health Forum 2018, entitled “Increasing fairness and impact of research partnerships”.
GMBA Survey
  • 03.05.2018
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GMBA Mountain Biodiversity and Human Wellbeing Survey

GMBA launches a survey to assess the state of, trends in, and relations between biodiversity, ecosystem services, human wellbeing, and direct drivers in the world's mountains.
SARECO-Call (April 2018)
  • 24.04.2018
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Call for projects from the Leading House Basel for sub-Saharan Africa

The Leading House for sub-Saharan Africa has launched a call for advanced PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers from Switzerland and sub-Saharan Africa. Applicants can apply for a visiting fellowship between 3 and 15 months and eligible costs include equipment costs, research funds and mobility stipends.
  • 23.04.2018
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SDC Calls for Proposals

With two calls for proposals the SDC Global Programme Food Security is looking for innovations in city region food systems that can reach millions of people living in poverty, and it wants to promote ecologically sustainable water management for food security and nutrition in agriculture and food systems
Researchers with the H3Africa initiative are studying why some people are resistant to trypanosome parasite infections, which are detected in blood samples. Credit: Dieter Telemans/Panos (via Nature)
  • 19.04.2018
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African scientists call for more control of their continent’s genomic data

New voluntary guidelines aim to combat ‘helicopter’ research in Africa, in which foreign scientists take genomic samples and data from African communities and then return to their home institutions.

KFPE Newsletter May 2018

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