Funding to collaborate with the FRG

The Royal Society (RS) have announced a number of schemes that allow for international travel and exchange, and to explore opportunities for building lasting networks, or for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations. These schemes cover travel, subsistence and a small contribution to research costs. Applicants must be from:

China, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico or Turkey

INTERNAL DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12th of October 2014.

Newton Mobility Grants:

This award is currently available to international researchers that want to strengthen the research and innovation capacity by visiting or sending staff and students to the UK.

Newton Advanced Fellowships:

This scheme aims to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries.

General Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent research experience and hold a permanent or fixed-term contract in an eligible university or research institute, which must span the duration of the project. Applicants should have no more than 15 years of postdoctoral experience. Collaborations should focus on a single project involving overseas-based scientist (“the Applicant”) and UK-based scientist (“the Co-applicant”).

If you wish to apply, please contact Dr Faul as soon as possible.

ACR Review published online

Charl’s review in Accounts of Chemical Research, entitled “Ionic Self-Assembly for Functional Hierarchical Nanostructured Materials” appeared online!

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A great opportunity to provide an overview of Charl’s collaborative efforts over the past decade, and to thank many colleagues who contributed to the far-reaching ionic self-assembly approach!