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February 12, 2014

Brazilian Science Without Borders program looking for visiting researchers

Submitted by Marcellus Caldas

The scholarship program for special visiting researcher is looking for senior foreign researchers recognized internationally as leadership in priority areas of Science Without Borders program to conduct projects with Brazilian research groups and visit Brazil for up to three months each year for two to three years. The proposal deadline is April 7.

The proposal to receive a special visiting researcher must only be submitted by the host researcher in Brazil, exclusively by Internet through the online application form. Find a partner in Brazil.

The proposals for the special visiting researcher program should be focused in some specific areas such as engineering and technology; pure and natural sciences; health and biomedical sciences; information and communication technologies; aerospace; pharmaceuticals; sustainable agricultural production; oil, gas and coal; renewable energy; biotechnology; nanotechnology and new materials; technology for prevention and mitigation of natural disasters; biodiversity and bioprospection; marine sciences; minerals; new technologies for constructive engineering; and formation of technical personnel.

The fellowship will cover a period from 12-36 months and the benefits for living expenses, research grant and flight tickets.