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Headlines Funding, Grants and Competitions
Study grants are ment for post-doctoral researchers, working on research disciplines such as Ethology, Paleontology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Psychology, Epistemology, Logic and the Sciences of nervous system.
These grants are awarded to french or foreign researchers, holders of a foreign Phd and who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory in France; or either french or foreign researchers holders of a french Phd who wish to achieve their project in a Laboratory abroad (excluded origin country and de co-tutorship)
Deadline for applications: April 3rd, 2014. For more information, see http://www.fondationfyssen.fr/en/post-doctoral-study-grants/
The China Scholarship Council invites applications under the Chinese government scholarships programme for EU citizens. This scheme enables EU citizens to study and carry out research at Chinese Universities.
Deadline for applications: April 30th, 2014. For more information, see http://en.csc.edu.cn/Laihua/scholarshipdetailen.aspx?cid=97&id=3154
The Research Council of the State of Rio de Janeiro FAPERJ is offering grants for PhD students from outside of Brazil to spend 4 to 12 months in Rio de Janeiro during their doctoral studies. For 2014 students should apply before March 13 and will have notification by April 10. Grants are about 1.000 euros per month + travel + one time 1.000 euros for settling.
In Rio de Janeiro there are a variety of logicians, having many interests ranging from philosophical logic to applications of logic to engineering. Have a look at the website http://www.rio-logic.org/
The Herbrand Award is given by CADE Inc. to honour a person or group for exceptional contributions to the field of Automated Deduction. At most one Herbrand Award will be given at each CADE or IJCAR meeting.
A nomination is required for consideration for the Herbrand award. The deadline for nominations for the Herbrand Award that will be given at IJCAR 2014 is 15th April 2014. Nominations pending from previous years must be resubmitted in order to be considered.
Nominations should consist of a letter (preferably email) of up to 2000 words from the principal nominator, describing the nominee's contribution, along with letters of up to 2000 words of endorsement from two other seconders. Nominations should be sent to Maria Paola Bonacina, President of CADE Inc (mariapaola.bonacinaunivr.it) with copy to Martin Giese, Secretary of CADE Inc. and AAR (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For more information, see http://www.cadeinc.org/HerbrandAward.html
The Info-Metrics Institute is pleased to announce the creation of the Halbert L. White, Jr. prize in memory of one of the Institute's founding Board members who passed away on March 31, 2012.
The prize is intended to reward outstanding academic research by an early career scholar in the field of info-metrics and carries an award of $2000 to be conferred either to an individual or shared among joint recipients. A maximum of one prize will be awarded each year; with recipients to be announced no later than August 31st. The award ceremony will occur at the first Info-Metrics meeting (conference or workshop) following the announcement of the award recipient.
The annual Info-Metrics prize will be given for the best recent published work, in any academic discipline, that is deemed likely to bring important advances to multiple academic disciplines in the area of info-metrics (the science and practice of inference and quantitative information processing). The first prize will be given in 2014.
All topics within the field of info-metrics are eligible, regardless of discipline. The deadline for nomination is June 30 2014. Self-nomination is not allowed. For more information, see http://www.american.edu/cas/economics/info-metrics/prize.cfm