News and Events: Funding, Grants and Competitions
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Funding, Grants & Competitions
NWO Scientific Meetings and ConsultationsDeadline: Tuesday 31 December 2019Full, associate and assistant professors and other researchers with a comparable appointment can submit an application for support for the organisation of scientific meetings or consultations for the formation of new teams and consortia. This funding instrument is open for applications with a research question within or that overlaps with the earth sciences, astronomy, chemistry, computer science, life sciences, physics and mathematics.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/enw/nwo-scientific-meetings-domain-science/nwo-scientific-meetings-domain-science.html or contact dr. Varsha Kapoerchan at wbo_science at nwo.nl.
NWO ViciDeadline: Tuesday 26 March 2019
The Innovational Research Incentives Scheme Vici is an NWO grant for senior researchers. It gives senior researchers the opportunity to build up their own research group, often in anticipation of a tenured professorship. The research group must become structurally embedded in the research institution.
Submission deadline for the 2018 round (pre-proposals) is 26 March 2019, 14:00 hrs (CET). Closing date for the submission of full proposals is 27 August 2019, 14:00 hrs (CEST).
(Updated) VCLA International Students Awards 2019 in Logic & Computer Science (extended deadline)Deadline: Monday 25 March 2019
The Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms (VCLA) at TU Wien seeks nominations for the VCLA International Student Awards 2019, in the following two categories:
· Outstanding Master Thesis Award
· Outstanding Undergraduate Research (Bachelor) Award
The annually awarded VCLA International Student Awards recognize authors of scientific works across the wide spectrum of Logic and Computer Science. The award is dedicated to the memory of Helmut Veith, the brilliant computer scientist who tragically passed away in March 2016, and aims to carry on his commitment to promoting young talent and promising researchers in these areas.
Call for Nominations: Ackermann Award 2019Deadline: Monday 1 April 2019
The Ackermann Award is the EACSL Outstanding Dissertation Award for Logic in Computer Science. Nominations are now invited for the 2019 Ackermann Award. PhD dissertations in topics specified by the CSL and LICS conferences, which were formally accepted as PhD theses at a university or equivalent institution between 1.1.2017 and 31.12.2018 are eligible for nomination for the award. The 2019 Ackermann award will be presented to the recipient(s) at CSL 2020, the annual conference of the EACSL, 13-16 January 2020, in Barcelona.
ENW PPS FundDeadline: Tuesday 4 June 2019
The Science PPP Fund intends to promote cooperation and transfer of knowledge between universities and companies. The Fund welcomes new initiatives that fit within the roadmaps of the Topsectors Chemistry, Energy, HTSM, Agri & Food and ICT. Verification of the fit ('passendheidstoets') is carried out by the relevant TKI.For more information, see https://www.nwo.nl/en/funding/our-funding-instruments/enw/enw-pps-fund/index.html or contact dr. Tim Vos at t.vos at nwo.nl.
E. W. Beth Dissertation Prize 2019Deadline: Monday 15 April 2019
Since 2002, FoLLI (the Association for Logic, Language, and Information) has awarded the E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize to outstanding dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and Information. Nominations are now invited for the best dissertation in these areas resulting in a Ph.D. degree conferred in 2018.
In accordance with the aim of the Beth Foundation to continue and extend the work of the Dutch logician Evert Willem Beth, nominations are invited of excellent dissertations on current topics in philosophical and mathematical logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, history of logic, history of the philosophy of science and scientific philosophy in general, as well as the current theoretical and foundational developments in information and computation, language and cognition. Dissertations with results more broadly impacting various research areas in their interdisciplinary investigations are especially solicited.