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2011 European Latsis Prize by European Science Foundation, France: Demography

The European Science Foundation (ESF) invites nominations for the European Latsis Prize 2011. The Prize, of a value of 100 000 Swiss Francs, is presented each year by the Latsis Foundation at the ESF Annual Assembly to a scientist or research group in recognition of outstanding and innovative contributions in a selected field of research. The research field for the 2011 Prize.

The criteria used in the selection procedure will be scientific excellence, the enhancement of knowledge, societal impact and contribution to the understanding and solution of European problems. Nominations may be received for individual scholars or for research groups, but no self nominations will be accepted. All nomination forms should include the detailed nomination statement (maximum 2 pages) setting out clear reasons for the submission, Curriculum Vitae and full list of publications of the nominee. Please also ensure all contact details are complete (names and full addresses of nominator and nominee, as well as telephone numbers and email addresses).The nominations will be evaluated by a high-level committee of experts in the field.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 30 June 2011

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Research Fellowship 2011, Norway: Education

Research activity at the Faculty of Education is organised in research groups. Applicants for this position will be member of the research group Teacher Professionalism and Educational Change (TEPEC). Applicants are also advised to contact the leader of the research group (Professor Trond Eiliv Hauge ( prior to sending in their application.

The applicant must prepare his/her project proposal so it is relevant for the research area. In the application the applicant must:

a) identify the research area within which the application is being made, and the relevance for the research group

b) indicate the branch of study within the doctoral programme they are applying for.

The doctoral dissertation should preferably be written as a collection of articles. As a general rule, the dissertation should be written in English. The submitted project proposal may be written in English or Norwegian.
Fellowship Application Deadline: 20.1.2011
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