Falling Walls Lab London, 17 October 2014

The Falling Walls Lab London offers young academics, professionals, and entrepreneurs a high profile platform to showcase their innovative research to a panel of luminaries from the worlds of academia, research, and business.

Falling Walls Lab is a new challenging, inspiring and interdisciplinary format for young bright minds. It offers the opportunity to young academics and professionals to present their outstanding ideas, research projects and initiatives.

There’s no one model or discipline that we’re searching for – last year’s London submissions spanned cultural frameworks, education programmes, organic chemistry research and graphic design solutions from bright young students, professionals and PhD researchers.

The catch? You only have three minutes to pitch your idea to the panel.
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2015-2016 EURIAS Fellowship Programme

eurias-logo-web_sans barillet(2)The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Edinburgh, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. For the 2015-2016 academic year EURIAS offers 44 fellowships (22 junior and 22 senior positions). Continue reading

Falling Walls London Lab – Apply Now

The Graduate School is encouraging postgraduate students at King’s to take part in the exciting Falling Walls Lab programme.

The Falling Walls Lab is an innovative and inspiring interdisciplinary format where young academics and professionals can present breakthrough ideas, research projects and initiatives.

Each participant is asked to present his or her work in 3 minutes. Applications from all disciplines are encouraged to enter: from agriculture, medicine, economics, engineering to the humanities. These 3 minute pitches will be judged by a prestigious jury from science and business.

There are 5 Qualifying Labs taking place in different cities around the world in 2013, including London on the 20th September. The winners of the Qualifying labs will get to take part in the final Falling Walls Lab in Berlin on 8 November 2013.

The three winners of the final Falling Walls Lab will then get to present their idea at the main conference on the same stage as some of the world’s most pre-eminent scientists.

The Graduate School has a limited number of bursaries available to King’s postgraduate students who make it through the Qualifying London Lab to the Final Lab in Berlin on the 8th of November 2013.

It only takes 10 minutes to complete an application and there is no cost to take part in the London Lab but remember the deadline to apply is Wednesday 21st of August!

For full details and how to apply please visit the Falling Walls website: http://falling-walls.com/lab/

Eurias Fellowship Programme 2014-15

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 16 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, Brussels, Budapest, Cambridge, Delmenhorst, Freiburg, Helsinki, Jerusalem, Lyon, Marseille, Paris, Uppsala, Vienna, Wassenaar, Zürich. The Institutes for Advanced Study support the focused, self-directed work of outstanding researchers. The fellows benefit from the finest intellectual and research conditions and from the stimulating environment of a multi-disciplinary and international community of first-rate scholars.

EURIAS Fellowships are mainly offered in the fields of the humanities and social sciences but may also be granted to scholars in life and exact sciences, provided that their proposed research project does not require laboratory facilities and that it interfaces with humanities and social sciences. The diversity of the 16 participating IAS offers a wide range of possible research contexts in Europe for worldwide scholars. Applicants may select up to three IAS outside their country of nationality or residence as possible host institutions.

The Programme welcomes applications worldwide from promising young scholars as well as from leading senior researchers. The EURIAS selection process has proven to be highly competitive. To match the Programme standards, applicants have to submit a solid and innovative research proposal, to demonstrate the ability to forge beyond disciplinary specialisation, to show an international commitment as well as quality publications in high-impact venues.

For the 2014-2015 academic year, EURIAS offers 39 fellowships (20 junior and 19 senior positions).

All IAS have agreed on common standards, including the provision of a living allowance (in the range of €26,000 for a junior fellow and €38,000 for a senior fellow), accommodation (or a mobility allowance), a research budget, plus coverage of travel expenses.

APPLICATION

  • Applications are submitted online via www.eurias-fp.eu, where, you will find detailed information regarding the content of the application, eligibility criteria, selection procedure.
  • The deadline for applications is July 5th, 2013. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Scientific assessment by two international referees
  • Pre-selection by the EURIAS international Scientific Committee
  • Final selection by the IAS Academic Boards
  • Publication of results : January 2014

For further information on the Programme, please consult our website: www.eurias-fp.eu

For further information on the IAS and their specific working conditions: www.eurias-fp.eu/ias