15/01/2019

STARS@UNIPD: The University of Padova (Italy) funds promising young researchers

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    University of Padova
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Italy
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
  • DEADLINE DATE
    02/04/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    Recognised Researcher (R2) (PhD holders or equivalent who are not yet fully independent)

Outline

STARS@UNIPD call for proposals

The University of Padova (Italy) has launched the second edition of the Supporting TAlent in ReSearch@University of Padova – STARS@UNIPD call for proposals. Such programme supports excellent 2-year research projects to be conducted in Padova by outstanding Principal Investigators of any nationality.

The STARS@UNIPD call intends to promote and encourage high quality, innovative and ambitious research, with the final goal to strengthen the University ability to attract external competitive funding, including the European Research Council grants.

In particular, STARS Starting Grants (STARS-StG) are designed to fund promising PIs who have been awarded their first doctoral degree within a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 7 years (prior to 30 November 2018) and are about to establish their own research team and/or starting their own independent research.

 

What is funded

STARS Starting Grants offer a research budget of up to 80,000 € (Social Sciences and Humanities) or 140,000 € Physical Sciences and Engineering, Life Sciences) for two years, plus a two-year fellowship for the PI of up to 32,000 € net amount/ ear (80,000 € gross amount for two years).

Duration

Two years

Eligibility

STARS Starting Grants are addressed to PIs of any nationality who intend to establish their own team and launch an independent research.

Applicants should have obtained their first Doctoral Degree at least 2 and up to 7 years prior to 30 November 2018.

Application deadline is at 1:00 p.m. - 2 April 2019.

For further information go to the call website: https://www.unipd.it/en/stars2019

Any further clarification requests can be addressed to the University of Padova (Italy): stars.grants@unipd.it.

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