Travel Grant

The early career researchers who have been awarded their PhD not more than 10 years prior to June 2017 are eligible to participate in the workshop. If a researcher does not hold a PhD but has research experience equivalent to a PhD holder and works in the areas of BME and Healthcare, relevant NGO, infectious disease societies… they can still be considered eligible to participate in the workshop.  Researchers from UK will be sponsored for the costs of the International travel between UK and Vietnam (air tickets), event participation and subsistence (including hotel accommodation\. The researchers from Vietnam will be sponsored for the costs of the event participation and subsistence only.

WE ARE NOW INVITING EARLY CAREER RESEARCHERS FROM THE UK AND VIETNAM TO APPLY TO ATTEND THE WORKSHOP

Important Note: Although insurance cost will not be covered by the organizers, participants are encouraged to purchase adequate travel and medical insurance.  Organizers accept no responsibility for any problems which may occur when participants are in-country. 

Please submit the online registration form before 15th of April 2018.  Successful applications will be announced by End of April 2018.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applications must be submitted via above online registration link 
  • Applicants must be submitted before the above deadline
  • Applicants must be early career researchers: Early Career Researchers are defined as holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience in Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare, relevant NGO, infectious disease societies…) and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience.  They are equivalent to the ‘Recognized Researcher’ and sometimes ‘Experienced Researcher’ categories in the EU framework for researchers’ careers
  • Participants from for-profit organisations cannot be funded.
  • Selected applicants will present an oral presentation of their recent work during the workshop

QUALITY ASSESSMENT

  • Experience and relevance of the applicant’s research area to the workshop
  • Motivation and contribution to the aims of the workshop
  • Description of the long term impact expected through participation in the workshop 
  • Ability to disseminate workshop outcomes
  • Recommendation letter from the head of academic institute

SELECTION PROCEDURE

  • Eligibility check
  • Quality assessment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

The workshop organizers is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in all its activities and this includes the avoidance of any bias in the assessment of applications due to gender, disability, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or religious belief.  Applicants’ selection undertaken by workshop organizers must not contravene this policy.  Extra support to enable participation of early career researchers with special needs will be given.