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Call for Proposals

Google Travel and Conference Grants – Rolling basis
Google Travel and Conference Grants are available for students who have their research papers accepted at a top-tier conference in computer science and related area, Applications are reviewed all year round, and therefore you applicants will get feedback regarding their applications four to six weeks from the date of the application. Click here for further information.

 Olympic Studies Centre Research Grant Program: PhD Students and Early Career Academic - Closing Date: Friday, 28th September 2018.

The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) organises an annual grant programme intended for PhD students and early career academics engaged in scholarly research on the Olympic Movement, its history and ideals, and the impact of the Olympic Games on the various aspects of contemporary society and culture. The programme aims at encouraging PhD students and early career academics in their research with a humanities or social sciences perspective on any aspect of the Olympic phenomenon as well as promoting the consultation of the IOC’s patrimony by facilitating access to the historical archives, library collections and image archives. All projects dealing with the Olympic Movement and/or the Olympic Games will be considered. Applications for the 2019 edition are invited. Click here for further information.

Call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development. Closing date: Monday 14th May 2018

ICSU in partnership with NASAC and the ISSC has opened a call for pre-proposals to identify collaborative research projects across Africa that explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa. 35 pre-proposals will be selected to attend a training event on inter and trans-disciplinary research, which will take place on 3-7 September 2018. Click here for further information. Click here for further information

 Global Grand Challenges Call for Proposals. Closing date: Wednesday 2nd May 2018

The call has been issued to solicit innovative tools and technologies for crop pests and disease surveillance over large geographic regions in low-income countries. They are looking for tools and approaches that have the potential to transform crop pest and disease surveillance globally, with a focus on low-income countries. Click here for further information


 Call For Proposals: Joint Digital Rights and Internet Freedom Research/Advocacy Projects - Closing Date: Monday, 30th April 2018.

The Internet Policy Observatory at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites organizations and individuals to apply for funding for research projects that have specific and tangible policy & advocacy impact objectives. Individual or joint applications are encouraged from civil society organizations, those working in digital rights advocacy and policymaking, and those engaged in academic research. The goal of this call for proposals is to generate collaborative research projects on topics of relevance to the internet freedom community that are empirically rigorous as well as pertinent to current international, regional, or local digital rights advocacy efforts. Click here for further information.

 Accelerating Climate Action: Social Equity and Empowerment of Women and Girls. Closing date: Monday 23rd April 2018

This call is open to established research-oriented organizations in eligible low-, middle- or upper-middle income countries in sub-Saharan and North Africa, the Middle East, South and South East Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. The proposed research must take place in one or more countries included in the list of eligible countries (the list can be found in the FAQ). Cross-regional collaboration and comparative studies that generate local, regional, and international good practices will be encouraged. Click here for further information


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