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Workshop Series under the Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme
The Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme has awarded funding to support several workshops as part of the British Council’s Researcher Links Programme. These workshops will bring together early career researchers from the UK and Kazakhstan to discuss their research, build contacts for future collaboration, and work on some of the key development challenges affecting Kazakhstan.
The organisers are inviting early career researchers to apply to participate in the workshops. The funding will cover expenses related to participation in the workshop for all successful participants, including accommodation, travel and subsistence.
Download the details of the upcoming workshop below.
Eligibility: This is open to early career researchers (PhD + 10 years maximum) based in the UK and Kazakhstan
Workshop: "Advances in eye research towards the prevention of visual loss" | Almaty | 31 August – 3 September 2016
Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council Researcher Links scheme we will be holding a workshop on the above theme in the Kazakh Eye Institute, Almaty, Kazakhstan on 31 August–3 September 2016. The workshop is being coordinated by Professor Andrew Quantock (Cardiff University) and Dr Neilya Aldasheva (Kazakh Eye Institute), and will have contributions from other leading researchers. The organisers are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK or Kazakhstan to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton – Al-Farabi Partnership Programme. The application form (see below) with more details on the initiative, should be sent to Dr Alina Akhbanbetova, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University, AkhbanbetovaA@cardiff.ac.uk before the deadline of 20th May 2016.
Other workshops in this series:
Energy security – Sustainable management of natural resources | Almaty | 27 June – 1 July 2016