SYNTHESYS is back - funding available for short research visits
New Call Deadline: 15th October, 2015 (17:00 UK time).
The SYNTHESYS Office is pleased to announce the third call for applications of the SYNTHESYS3 project under the current European Commission\'s FPVII European-funded Integrating Activities funding scheme.
SYNTHESYS Access funding is available to provide scientists (Users) based in European Member, Associate and Candidate States to undertake short visits to utilise the infrastructure (comprising the collections, staff expertise and analytical facilities) at one of the 18 partner institutions (see full list below) for the purposes of their research. This is the third of four annual calls for applications during the project’s four-year duration.
Access Call 3 will officially open for applications on 16th July 2015. The Call 3 deadline will be 17:00 (UK time) Thursday 15th October, 2015 and awarded visits must take place within 2016 (calendar year).
APPLY HERE: http://www.synthesys.info/access/
Taxonomic Access Facilities (TAFs)
The 18 partner institutions are organised into 11 national TAFs. TAF Users will be hosted by a TAF staff member (Host).
The 11 TAFs represent an unparalleled resource for taxonomic research offering:
Collections amounting to over 390 million natural history specimens, including 3.3 million type specimens
Internationally renowned taxonomic and systematic skill base
Facilities including: molecular, imaging and chemical analysis
New - Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung and State Museum of Natural History Stuttgart are now offering Access as part of DE-TAF
Proposals for funding are welcomed from high-calibre scientists in any technical discipline seeking access for short-term research visits (average duration 15 days). SYNTHESYS is able to meet the Users\' costs for:
Research costs (bench fees and laboratory consumables)
International travel & local accommodation while based at the TAF
A per diem contribution towards living costs
See www.synthesys.info for more information or contact firstname.lastname@example.org