Funding opportunities

Data Science research competition 2020

The Institute of Data Science is holding a competition for innovative and interdisciplinary research proposals that use data science to tackle key problems of societal relevance.

An award of €5,000, funded by University Fund Limburg, can be won.

More information on the proposals can be found here. The deadline for submission of the proposals is Thursday 19 December, 23.59 via easychair.

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Call for proposals: ethics and integrity grants

A call for proposals has gone out for the new ‘UM ethics and integrity grants’, inviting proposals from UM staff (preferably in cooperation with students) on initiatives related to research ethics and scientific integrity.

The application form can be found here.

Application deadline: Sunday 24 November 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact Natasja Reslow.

Please inform the FASoS Research Support Office in case you would like to apply.

Coming soon: two new calls for proposals with India

India and The Netherlands will soon launch two new calls for proposals:

  1. Climate smart agriculture; expected to be published in the first half of November.
  2. The impact of agriculture on the Ganga water system; expected to be published in December.

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Apply for the YERUN Researcher Mobility Awards

YERUN Research Mobility Awards are awards for PhD students, post-docs and early career researchers.

To apply, fill out this form. The deadline to apply is 25 November.

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Subsidies for UM employees

The University Fund Limburg/SWOL awards subsidies to scientific projects of UM employees.

Are you an employee currently organising a congress or symposium? Or are you in possession of a great research proposal? In addition, does your activity contribute to UM’s international profile and your faculty? Then the University Fund Limburg/SWOL might help you realise your idea.

The application deadline is Friday 8 November. For more information, click here.

NWA meeting at FASoS

On 13 November, an information meeting about the NWA will take place in the Spiegelzaal (Soiron Building, GG 80-82), from 15.30 – 17.30.

The different NWA programmes will be presented, and a peak inside the behind the scenes and evaluation procedures of the NWA will be provided. Interested in the new developments? Please register by sending an email to Merle Achten and come join us!

50th St. Gallen Symposium essay competition

Are you a master’s or PhD student? Would you like to share your vision of the future with international leaders such as Dominic Barton, Niall Ferguson, Sigmar Gabriel, Christine Lagarde, or Jack Ma?

Apply until 1 February 2020 and seize the opportunity to qualify as one of 300 ‘Leaders of Tomorrow’ for the 50th St. Gallen Symposium by competing in the global essay competition. You can win CHF 20,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to Switzerland.

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NWO Call Open Competition Social Sciences and Humanities open

The Open Competition SSH encourages non-programmed, curiosity-driven research in the social sciences and humanities. Within this instrument, researchers can apply for various types of projects and cost categories without any thematic conditions applying. One can apply for max. €750,000 with a max. duration of 6 years with a deadline for pre-proposals at 16 January 2020.

NB: Several restrictive criteria apply.

NWO programme PhDs in the Humanities 2020 – FASoS procedure

Are you a professor in our faculty and have you spotted a talented humanities student who has done or is in his/her last year of the MA (esp. a Research Master)? The NWO funding programme PhDs in the Humanities might be just for you!

The deadline for applications for the internal FASoS selection is Monday 6 January 2020. Please note that NWO announced to continue this programme until 2025.

Wanted: crowdfunding projects

Do you have an ambitious project in mind, yet lack part or all of the financial resources it requires? The University Fund Limburg/SWOL is looking for new projects of UM students and employees for its crowdfunding platform UM Crowd. Check if your proposal meets the requirements and submit your application today!

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