health science | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

JRF, SRF and RA Positions at Translational Health Science And Technology Institute, India

Translational Health Science And Technology Institute (THSTI) is an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. THSTI has been developed as a part of the interdisciplinary Health biotech Science cluster to be located at Faridabad which is a part of the National Capital Region. The Institute is being mentored by globally recognized National Institute of Immunology (NII) and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology (HMHST). THSTI is designed to be a dynamic and interactive organization with a mission to conduct innovative translational research and develop research collaborations across disciplines and professions to accelerate the development of concepts into tangible products to improve human health. The other members of the cluster include The Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB) under the aegis of UNESCO and the NII with which the THSTI will have a seamless collaboration to achieve the interdisciplinary expertise. The cluster will have access to the state of the art experimental animal facility and the platform technology center for the sophisticated instrumentation. The permanent laboratories of the centre will come up in Faridabad within 3 years. The interim laboratories of the centre are functioning from Gurgaon in the South of Delhi area with adequate housing, transportation and schooling facilities. Campus housing may be available when the centre moves to Faridabad.Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Center (VIDRC) has been set up as a mission center of the THSTI to study infectious disease and pathogens with the aim to generate translational knowledge for developing prophylactic and therapeutic measures against diseases prevalent in India.
Eligibility: RA : Doctorate (PhD/MD) or an equivalent degree or 3 years of research experience after MVSc / MPharm.
SRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences with 2 years research experience or MBBS.
JRF: Post Graduate Degree in Life Sciences.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 26 April 2011

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Arrow- Hawkesbury Canoe Classic PhD Scholarships, Australia: Health Sciences

Since its establishment, Arrow has allocated funds for basic research as part of its charter. It has also provided scholarships and grants to support PhD students and research fellows.
The Arrow-HCC Scholarships supplement PhD students who have already been awarded the Australian Postgraduate Award.The Scholarship is a biomedical research scholarship in the area of leukaemia and bone marrow or stem cell transplantation.The Scholarship is advertised in all medical and bioscience faculties in NSW, ACT and Victoria and an independent panel of three doctors/academics assesses the applications.
The successful applicants are requested to give due recognition to the Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation as the provider of the Scholarship and may at times be asked to address both Arrow and its members and the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic Association.These awards are made possible by the ongoing support of the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, Arrow’s major supporter for the last 13 years.

Scholarship Description:25 March 2011

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PhD and MRes Studentships in University of Ulster 2011/2012 in UK: Arts Life , Health Sciences,Art, Design and the Built Environment Social Sciences,Computing and Engineering

The University invites applications for admission to full-time research studies commencing in September 2011.  Studentships will be available for selected applicants.A one-year full-time programme leading to the award of Master of Research in Arts is also available and it is anticipated that awards will be available for selected applicants.To be considered for entry, applicants should hold, or expect to hold by 15 August 2011 a first or upper second class honours degree, or equivalent, in a subject relevant to the proposed research topic. Specific project details, see Faculty Project Pages below and application materials are available on the University.The projects will be advertised at the end of January 2011.

Interviews will form part of the selection process and are likely to be held during the period late March, April to early May 2011. Selected applicants will be contacted with further details shortly after the closing date.Awards may be directed to some areas in preference to others on the basis of the number and quality of applications received and the University’s strategic approach to the support of research activity 2011 in  University of Ulster.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 18 March 2011

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