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With the Incentive Fund Open Access Publications, NWO encourages the publication of research results/
For more information, see http://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/nwo/
Met een VSBfonds Beurs kunnen studenten na afronding van hun opleiding aan een Nederlandse hogeschool of universiteit in het buitenland verder studeren of onderzoek doen.
Deadline: Saturday 1 March 2014. For more information, see http://www.vsbfonds.nl/beurzen
The Abraham Kuyper Center for Science and Religion under the direction of René van Woudenberg welcomes proposals to investigate scientism and its manifestations in research into free will, moral belief formation and moral character, rational decision-making, and religious belief. The research project Science beyond Scientism is embedded in the research of the Theoretical Philosophy section of the Department of Philosophy at VU University Amsterdam. VU University Amsterdam is an accredited research university with excellent library and other research facilities.
Applicants may request up to 35,000 euros for projects not to exceed one year in duration and to be conducted in a period somewhere between January 2014 and December 2015. Application deadline: December 15, 2013.
For more information, see http://www.abrahamkuypercenter.vu.nl/projectdescription or contact Prof. Dr. R. van Woudenberg at R.van.Woudenbergvu.nl.
There are three-year PhD Studentships available from October 2014 at the University of Bath, in the Research team "Mathematical Foundations of Computation" (Proofs, Categories, Semantics, Geometry and Computer Algebra).
The best applicants who are nationals from outside the European Union will be considered for some of ten "50th Anniversary Excellence Studentships for Overseas Research Students". The scholarships cover the full overseas fee, a stipend and a training support grant for three years. Application deadline: 12 December 2013.
For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/NewsandEvents/newsitem.php?id=5354 or the research-group homepage at http://bath.ac.uk/comp-sci/research/mathematical-foundations. To apply, including information on prerequisites, see http://bath.ac.uk/study/pg/programmes/comp-scie-mphi.
The EATCS Fellows Program is established by the Association to recognize outstanding EATCS Members for their scientific achievements in the field of Theoretical Computer Science. The Fellow status is conferred by the EATCS Fellows-Selection Committee upon a person having a track record of intellectual and organizational leadership within the EATCS community. Fellows are expected to be 'model citizens' of the TCS community, helping to develop the standing of TCS beyond the frontiers of the community.
To be considered, nominations for 2014 must be received by December 31, 2013. For more information, see http://www.eatcs.org/index.php/component/content/article/1-news/.