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ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards 2013

When Mar 08, 2013 01:25 PM to
Mar 29, 2013 05:00 PM
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To promote and award academic and scientific excellence among young researchers pursuing doctoral degrees in the UK, Association of British Turkish Academics (ABTA) announces the ABTA Doctoral Researcher Awards.

Awards

1st (x3) : £400 + Tablet PC

2nd (x3) : £300 + Tablet PC

3rd (x3) : £200 + Tablet PC

Honourable Mentions : £100

The award ceremony will take place at University College London on Saturday, 18 May, 2013.

The awards will be given in three categories:

         - Engineering & Physical Sciences

         - Management & Social Sciences

         - Biological & Medical Sciences

Applications will be accepted from PhD candidates or recent graduates of UK universities. * There are no nationality restrictions

The applications will be assessed by prominent British and Turkish academics working at the UK universities.  Firstly, a sub-committee will shortlist up to eight applications for each category. A scientific committee in each category will then select three finalists from the shortlisted candidates. Finalists will be invited to give a short presentation of their research before a panel of judges on the day of the award ceremony. Based on the submitted research portfolios and the presentations, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honourable mention places will be announced.

Please submit a research portfolio and an application form to dra2013@abtanet.org.uk. Deadline for applications is 5 pm, Friday, 29 March, 2013.  Your research portfolio must include the following: - An up-to-date CV - A research statement - A representative paper (this can be both published (journal/conference paper) or unpublished work (thesis chapter, extended abstract, etc.)

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