The scheme is designed to support researchers at the stage at which they are starting their first research team or, depending on the field, establishing their independent research programme. Its main function will be to provide ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grants to support the creation of independent and excellent new individual research teams and to strengthen others that have been recently created. The ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant will be designed to ensure that the grant is open to investigators who are working, or intend to work in any part of the EU and associated countries and are in the position of starting their first independent research team. Applicants should be less than 10 years from the award of their PhD.
The EUROCORES Committee and the ESF (European Science Foundation) Standing Committees have selected another seven theme proposals to be developed further into EUROCORES programmes (16/10/2006). EUROCORES work towards promoting and coordinating innovative research spanning across the whole of the scientific field. There are already 23 active EUROCORES programmes coordinating cross-disciplinary collaboration and ground breaking scientific progress.
Preparatory workshops with representatives from National Funding and Research Performing Organisations will be held for all seven theme proposals 20- 29 November 2006 in
Partners are sought for a research project aiming to encourage girls into science at high schools, to identify and create models of gender mainstreaming for teachers to apply to their curriculum.
· Supported by
Agency for the Promotion of European Research
Gender Mainstreaming in high school
To encourage students to undertake scientific studies and research
· Target group
One important target group is that of high-school girls
· Call for application
Deadline closed – last edition: October, 25 2005