ARTERY Society Research Exchange Grant

Aim:

The aim of this ARTERY Society Research Exchange grant is to encourage Early Career Researchers to build their own international collaborations and to spend time in a new lab either to work collaboratively on a project or learn a new skill.

Description:

Two grants of 1600 Euros will be available to provide support for travel and living allowance.

Eligibility criteria for applicants:

  • Current ARTERY member
  • 40 years or younger, unless career interrupted due to extenuating circumstances

Selection criteria for host lab:

The host lab must be internationally recognised for its research in the field of arterial function and structure and preferentially (but not exclusively) led by an ARTERY member.

Application process:

  • Deadline for application is 1 September 2018¬†at midnight
  • Applications should be sent to: artery@conferencecollective.co.uk
  • The applicant must provide:
    • A motivation letter: approximately half an A4 page detailing the project and how it would benefit the young investigator, justification for lab choice, potential for future collaborations
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Support letter from the host lab

Evaluation process:

  • The applications will be evaluated by the ARTERY Executive Committee
  • The winners will be announced during the gala conference dinner of the upcoming ARTERY Society Meeting, October 2018

Requirements:

The winners will present the main outcomes of the collaboration at the October ARTERY Meeting and are expected to have at least 1 peer reviewed publication to come out of the exchange in collaboration with the host lab.