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Dragon-Star project is funded by FP7, aiming to support the Chinese participation in Horizon 2020, the reciprocity originating from the signed EU-China Scientific Cooperation Agreement, the bilateral cooperation in scientific, technological and industrial research and innovation fields, and the ongoing EU - China Innovation Cooperation Dialogue.


Newly Published Calls

China Partnering Awards


Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is pleased to invite applications to its annual call for International Partnering Awards, aimed at fostering links with researchers in China. Applications are invited from current BBSRC research grant holders and researchers employed at National Institutes of Bioscience, who are in receipt of BBSRC research funding. The deadline for applications through JeS is 16:00 Thursday 13th November 2014. Successful awards will be announced in early 2015 and should expect to start after 1st April 2015.

The deadline for application is November 13th, 2014

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Visiting Professors Programme (VPP)

The Visiting Professors Programme enables outstanding foreign researchers to spend time working in the Netherlands. The programme acts as an incentive for Dutch science and scholarship.The Academy funds a research budget and covers the Visiting Professor’s travel and accommodation expenses. The Dutch university acts as the host organisation.The deadline for submission is 1 November 2014.

The deadline for application is November 1st, 2014.


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An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships

An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowship to support research in Chinese Studies. Well-designed projects at any stage, from initial research to revision for publication will be supported. Research topics can cover any period of Chinese history or contemporary China and involve any academic discipline.

The deadline for application is January 9th, 2015

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Getting Involved
    Generally speaking, the applicant will be required to fill in a standard application form designated by the national agency managing the programme, and submit it with the required documents to the secretariat of the national agency or a host organization of the funding programme.    
China Partnering Awards

Open to current BBSRC research grant holders and researchers employed at National Institutes of Bioscience who are in receipt of BBSRC funding (see guidance notes in downloads).

Please read the guidance on: www.bbsrc.ac.uk/web/FILES/Guidelines/china-pa-guidance.pdf
UK consortia of academics may apply, with one person acting as the lead

Sania Afzal

Visiting Professors Programme (VPP)

1. Submit nominations for a Visiting Professorship by 1st November 2014 by e-mail to: visitingprofessors@knaw.nl
2. The required nomination form is available on the KNAW website: ww.knaw.nl/visitingprofessors
3. Be informed about the outcome of the selection in January 2015.
4. For any questions please contact us by e-mail: visitingprofessors@knaw.nl or telephone: +31 20 551 0804


An Wang Postdoctoral Fellowships
1. Open to PhD completion students;
2. TOEFL exam for students who are not native speakers of English;
3. Fill the application form and send supporting documents.

Shirley Sun
Email: scsun@fas.harvard.edu

    Forthcoming Events    

2014 6th International Conference on Computer Technology and Development (ICCTD 2014)
November 7th-9th, 2014, Hong Kong, China


ICCTD 2014, aims to bring together researchers, scientists, engineers, and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences, new ideas, and research results about all aspects of Computer Technology and Development, and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions adopted. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Computer Technology and Development and related areas.

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2014 International Conference on Information and Network Security (ICINS 2014)
November 14th-16th, 2014, Beijing, China


The 2014 International Conference on Information and Network Security (ICINS 2014) will be held in Beijing, China, 14th-16th November 2014. Recent advances of information and network technologies hasten the demand of secure processing, storing, and sharing information in electronic environments. The awareness of information and network security should be utilized for improving the network-wised security. Researchers and engineers are invited to interact and disseminate information on the latest developments in information and network security.

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2014 International Conference on Circuits, Devices and Systems (ICCDS 2014)
December 13th – 14th, 2014, Xiamen, China


The aim of ICCDS 2014 is to present the latest research and results of scientists related to Circuits, Devices and Systems topics. This conference provides opportunities for the different areas delegates to exchange new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration. The focus of the conference is to establish an effective platform for institutions and industries to share ideas and to present the works of scientists, engineers, educators and students from all over the world. The organizing committee of conference is pleased to invite prospective authors to submit their original manuscripts to ICCDS 2014.

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