FENS Summer School, Belgrade August 2019

“Scientific basis for FBDGs – new challenges” Translating scientific findings into nutritional recommendations.

FENS are hosting a Summer School in Belgrade (19 – 23 August, 2019) in collaboration with the Serbian Nutrition Society and the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade on the topic “Scientific basis for FBDGs – new challenges”. The Summer School is aiming at capacity building of PhD-Students and post-docs working in the nutritional, epidemiological or public health fields.

There is  no fee for attending the summer school. However a small charge of 70 will be requested for office supplies, refreshments and a social event. Further information, about registration and payment methods are available from Vanja Todorovic via email.

For further information about Serbia, Belgrade, accommodation, weather & events contact Smilijka Tasic

European PhD Flavour Research Programme – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The programme to promote Flavour Research amongst PhD students in Europe by awarding six first year bursaries and one best thesis prize is a great with enthusiastic participation from many universities across Europe.

A consortium of companies including DSM,  Givaudan, IFF, Kerry, Lesaffre, MCLS Europe and Nestle support the programme which is not in its ninth year.

Giract is now accepting applications for the 9th edition of the programme. For more information including how to apply for the programme please visit the Giract website.

Noguchi Prize Africa

The Hideyo Noguchi Prize is now taking applications. The Prize aims to honour individuals with outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services to combat infectious and other diseases in Africa, thus contributing to the health and welfare of the African people and of all humankind.

For more information including application criteria please visit the Noguchi Prize website via this link.

ICSU/NASAC/ISSC call for pre-proposals: Pathways towards Sustainable African Urban Development

International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) will support up to 11 collaborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euro each over two years) that will that explore integrated approaches for sustainable urban development in Africa.

ICSU invited African early career scientists to submit collaborative research proposals that apply a systems approach to analysing urban processes in Africa.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

IAEA Call for Papers for ‘International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions’

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have announced that they will be holding an ‘International Symposium on Understanding the Double Burden of Malnutrition for Effective Interventions’. The purpose of the symposium is to strengthen understanding of how to tackle the double burden of malnutrition by sharing recent findings as well as experiences with the implementation of relevant interventions, programmes and policies.

The IAEA are calling for papers for the symposium. For more information on the symposium and on how to submit a paper please follow this link.