2015 Call For Canada-Brazil OS&T Research Proposals

Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE) is pleased to announce that a call for proposals in support of joint research projects in Ocean Sciences and Technology has been issued by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education and the Foundation for Research Support of the State of Rio Grande do Sul (FAPERGS).  The call and program will be administered by Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE) in Nova Scotia, Canada and FAPERGS in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Proposals are sought for research projects in any area of ocean sciences and technology, including biological, physical and chemical oceanography, marine biology, marine geology and geophysics, interdisciplinary ocean sciences, marine (bio-) technology, and marine aquaculture. Proposed activities should have a duration of two years, and have a maximum budget of C$12,500 per year / C$25,000 total (for Nova Scotian activities) plus R$30,000 per year / R$60,000 total (for Brazilian activities).  The involvement of graduate students (Masters and/or PhD) and postdoctoral fellows is permitted and encouraged.

Eligible researchers in Rio Grande do Sul will be those who are linked to graduate programs in the field of ocean sciences and technology accredited by CAPES (Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel).  Eligible researchers in Nova Scotia will be those who are linked to university graduate programs in the field of ocean sciences and technology, within universities that are recognized by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

The call document, with full details of this opportunity, is available at: http://iore.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/NS-FAPERGS-Call-for-Proposals.pdf.  Application instructions for Nova Scotian applicants are available at: http://iore.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/NS-FAPERGS-Instructions-for-Proposals-FINAL.pdf.

The deadline for applications is April 24, 2015, and questions related to this Call may be referred to:

Jim Hanlon, Chief Executive Officer
Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise (IORE)
E-mail: jim.hanlon@iore.ca 

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