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Grant writing in Africa

Posted by , on 27 October 2010

Today I gave a grant writing seminar for about 25 participants and went through the general structure and preparation as well as the expectations of reviewers and granting agencies.  The ...

Nippon

Posted by , on 12 October 2010

Dear Reader, My name is Dávid Molnár, I’m a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Morphology and Developmental Biology at Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary). I’d like to ...

American plant research gets a boost

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

In the US, basic plant research is relatively underfunded compared to other fields, with most of the available money going directly towards the development of practical agricultural applications. Last year, ...

Who will regulate UK embryo research?

Posted by , on 1 October 2010

In an attempt to tighten the country’s budget, the UK government wants to cut a large number of arms-length non-governmental organisations. These “quangos” (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organizations) include regulatory bodies, advisory ...

Development Travelling Fellowships

Posted by , on 16 September 2010

Hello Node Community: I would like to inform you about the Development Travelling Fellowships. Are you a Graduate student or Post-doc wishing to make a collaborative visit to another lab? ...

Research in the land of rising sun...

Posted by , on 14 September 2010

I am a graduate student from Indian Institute for Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India. I wish to share some of my work and life experiences in Japan from ...

U.S. Judge Halts Federal Funding of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Posted by , on 26 August 2010

Many human embryonic stem cell (hESC) researchers are now scrambling for funding and concerned about the future of their research, following a recent ruling in the United States by Chief ...

Changes in Canadian postdoc funding

Posted by , on 17 August 2010

Some Canadian postdocs are awaiting the next academic year with bated breath: will they earn less than they did during their PhD, or twice as much as their colleagues? Canada’s ...

Changes in Wellcome Trust funding

Posted by , on 28 June 2010

Biomedical researchers in the UK are seeing some changes in the way their research is funded. The Wellcome Trust, the UK’s largest charity funding agency for biomedical research, is phasing ...

Research snippets from the Land of the Tiger

Posted by , on 13 June 2010

It is close to three years since my first visit to the ‘Land of the royal kings and gold, tigers, cobras and elephants’ – INCREDIBLE INDIA!! Yes, incredible in every ...

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