South African Young Academy of Science

Opportunities for Young Scientists

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS

Calling Science Communicators -Grant for a Science Communication specialist/science journalist to attend the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is inviting a science communication specialist/science journalist from South Africa to attend the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting (LNLM) to be held from 28 June to 3 July 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The grant will cover a return flight and ground travel to Lindau, accommodation, and meals during the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting.

The 70th LNLM is an Interdisciplinary meeting covering Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine.

Access more information at: https://bit.ly/2QUQ5xQ

The deadline for responses to this call is Friday, 31 January 2020.

Calling Science Communicators -Grant for a Science Communication specialist/science journalist to attend the 7th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in partnership with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), is inviting a science communication specialist/science journalist from South Africa to attend the 7th Lindau Meeting of the Laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel to be held from 25 to 29 August 2020 in Lindau, Germany. The grant will cover a return flight and ground travel to Lindau, accommodation, and meals during the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting (LNLM).

The 7th LNLM is on Economics.

Access more information at: https://bit.ly/2qL4h1C

The deadline for responses to this call is Friday, 31 January 2020.

Travel grants to research managers and administrators in Africa to attend the INORMS 2020 conference

Application deadline: November 29, 2019

The African Academy of Science (AAS) is awarding 10 travel grants to research managers and administrators in Africa to attend the INORMS 2020 conference. The conference provides the opportunity to meet, learn and discuss issues of research management and to develop professionally through networking.

Access details & application: http://www.aasciences.africa/calls/african-academy-sciences-travel-grant-inorms-2020-conference-hiroshima-japan

Every two years, the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) brings together research management societies and associations from across the globe. Its purpose is to enable interactions, share good practice, and coordinate activities amongst the member societies, to the benefit of their individual membership. In 2020, the conference will be held in Hiroshima, Japan (https://inorms2020.org/).

Call for application for the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2020

Application deadline: November 14, 2019 until February 14, 2020

8th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) will be held from September 20–25, 2020 in Heidelberg, Germany. The HLF annually connects promising young researchers in mathematics and computer science with the top scientists in their fields. For one week in late September, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation (HLFF) invites the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the ACM Prize in Computing, the Fields Medal, and the Nevanlinna Prize to join 200 carefully selected young researchers from around the world.

Access details & Online application: https://application.heidelberg-laureate-forum.org/site/index.php

WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme

WIOMSA Marine Research Grants Programme. Supports young scientists to present research results at various fora. Applications for travel grants can be submitted anytime.

Nestle Foundation grants

Nestlé Foundation grants for research in human nutrition in low-income and lower middle-income countries. Support includes grants for Masters and PhD projects. Applications accepted all year round.

TWAS prizes:

  • TWAS Medal Lectures. Awarded to TWAS members, in recognition of their achievements in their fields of research. The recipients lecture on a main aspect of their work. Deadline: Open
  • Abdus Salam Medal. Awarded to highly distinguished personalities who have served the cause of science in the Developing World. No limit on age, country or field. Deadline: Open 

 

NHLS Grants -South Africa

National Health Laboratory Services – Development Grant & Research Progression Grant for South Africans. Deadline: No closing date