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Call for Proposals

Nestlé Foundation Grants – Rolling Basis
The Nestlé Foundation initiates and supports research in human nutrition with public health relevance in low-income and lower middle-income countries. The results of the research projects should ideally provide a basis for implementation and action which will lead to sustainable effects in the studied populations as generally applicable to the population at large. They should also enable institution strengthening and capacity building in a sustainable manner in the host country and further cooperation and collaboration between Institutions in developed and developing countries. The Foundation offers different research grant categories:
• Training Grant - The Training Grant (TG) Program supports a small research project such as a MSc or PhD thesis project or another training endeavor.
• Pilot Grant ¬ - The Pilot Grant PG) Program of the Foundation provides support for pilot research that has a high potential to lead to a subsequent full research project grant.
• Full Grant (Small/Big) -provides support of a small research study, or a large scale project.
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OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program (LISRGP) 2018 Call for Proposals - Closing Date: Friday, 15th September 2017.

Recognizing the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, OCLC Research and ALISE, the Association for Library and Information Science Education in recognition of the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, annually collaborate to offer the Library and Information Science Research Grant Program. The overall goal is to promote independent research, particularly work helping to integrate new technologies that offer innovative approaches, and research that contributes to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors. Full-time academic faculty in schools of library and information science or related fields are eligible to apply. Click here for more information.

CODESRIA Humanities Call: Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) - Closing Date: Friday, 15th September 2017.
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) seeks applications under this special Humanities call funded from a grant extended to CODESRIA by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen teaching and research of the Humanities in African universities. 
In light of the peculiar challenges faced by African universities today in teaching and research in the Humanities and the contributions that scholarship in the Humanities can make to the understanding of Africa and efforts to construct African futures. The Council is interested in projects that broach new and interesting questions and employs innovative methods to address issues. Click here for further information.



Call for Abstracts: GHIC 2018: Global Health & Innovation Conference - Closing Date: Sunday, 15th October, 2017.
The Global Health & Innovation Conference accepts three types of abstract submissions. Professionals and students are eligible to submit either; Oral and Poster Abstracts, Social Enterprise Pitch Abstracts for oral Presentation or Information Sessions For Oral Presentation. Click here for further information.





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