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Call for Applications: Internet and Society Fellowship 2019 - Closing Date: Saturday, 1st September 2018.

The “internet and society” fellowship is internationally focused and offers a unique opportunity for innovative thinkers who wish to engage in the exchange of research experiences and to set up new initiatives. Applications are invited from early and advanced researchers with diverse backgrounds and professional experiences, who want to contribute to the range of the institute’s transdisciplinary internet research. Based in the heart of Berlin, the Alexandar von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) provides a dynamic intellectual environment for fellows to pursue their own research interests and actively shape their stay. Fellows are invited to collaborate with an international team of researchers and to participate in the activities at our institute. A number of opportunities are offered to share and discuss ideas.
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 Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) Fellowships - Closing Date: Friday, 31st August 2018.

The Early Career Women Scientists (ECWS) fellowship is a prestigious award offered to women who have completed their PhDs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects and are employed at an academic or scientific research institute. ECWS fellows will be supported to continue their research at an international level while based at their home institutes and to build up research groups that will attract international visitors. The ECWS fellowship is for two years and provides up to USD 50,000 to enable fellows to maintain an international standard of research as well as initiate collaborations and partnerships with industry and the private sector.
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 DIES/CREST Online Training Course for Supervisors of Doctoral Candidates at African Universities - Closing Date: Sunday, 19th August 2018.

DIES/CREST course offers a flexible study opportunity to academic staff members, particularly novice doctoral supervisors, who are interested to advance their knowledge, skills and networks in doctoral supervision. The course will be presented over eight weeks (from 15 October to 8 December 2018), followed by a practical assignment (due 21 January 2019). The course will be presented by CREST, an academic centre of Stellenbosch University in South Africa in partnership with the Centre for Higher Education Research, Learning and Teaching (CHERTL) at Rhodes University in South Africa, and the Centre for Higher and Adult Education at Stellenbosch University (CHAE).
The course will be presented through the web-based learning management system of Stellenbosch University. Participants must have access to a reliable and reasonably fast and stable internet connection, in order to be able to download the multimedia components of the course and participate in the online activities and discussions. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a Certificate of Competence from Stellenbosch University.
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