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September 15, 2016

Enrique Fuentes Quintana Doctoral Thesis Award – Call for Submissions

The Spanish private non-profit organisation Funcas invites submissions for its Enrique Fuentes QuintanaDoctoral Thesis Award. In the area of Social Sciences only thesis awarded the highest honors in the field ofEconomics, Business and Sociology that were defended between September 1st, 2015, and 31st August, 2016, are eligible for the prize. The successful candidate will receive a gross amount of €5,000 and his/her thesis will be published in the Estudios de…

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September 15, 2016

University of Leicester PhD Conference 2016 – Call for Papers

The University of Leicester invites submission of papers on Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Behavioural Economics, Experimental Economics and Econometrics for its 3rd PhD Conference, which will take place on December 1st-2nd, 2016. There will be also a poster session that will close the Conference and give to the applicants the opportunity to discuss their work with all the Conference participants. Full funding is being offered to all presenters and discussants. The university…

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September 13, 2016

Catalan government scholarships for PhD students (FI 2017) – Call for Applications

The Catalan government has published the call for PhD Scholarships for 2017 (FI 2017). The purpose of this call is to award grants to universities, research centres and hospital foundations to recruit PhD students, and to foster quality in research. Contracts have a maximum duration of three years. Candidates who begin to receive the grants during 2017 may benefit from additional funding from the sixth month of the contract until…

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September 13, 2016

UB Scholarships for PhD students (APIF 2017) – Call for Applications

The University of Barcelona has announced a call for applications for scholarships for PhD students (APIF), in order to promote the signature of predoctoral contracts and help students to initiate their research. This funding requires full-time dedication. Three scholarships have been announced in the Faculty of Economics and Business. These are distributed as follows: one for the Department of Economics, one for the Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Applied Economics…

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September 13, 2016

Grants for predoctoral contracts (FPI scholarships) – Call for Applications

The application process is now open for the FPI scholarships 2016, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness. The grants are aimed at the training of PhD students by funding predoctoral contracts. The funding has a maximum duration of four years. Only candidates that are registered or have been admitted to a doctoral program for the academic year 2016/2017 are eligible for this scholarship. These scholarships need to be…

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September 13, 2016

Latin America Telecommunications Research fellowship – Call for Applications

Applications are invited for a visiting researcher position in the area of telecommunications policy and regulation in Latin-America at the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI). The successful candidate will write a working paper and will teach seminars or courses related to telecommunications policy and regulation for a period of up to three months during 2017. Telefónica’s Latin-America-Europe Chair of Telecommunications and Internet Policy and Regulation offers up to €5,000. Interested candidates…

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September 8, 2016

UB Economics welcomes new master’s students

The UB Economics team has organised a Welcome Session for all new MSc in Economics students on September 27th. The event will be hosted by Marina Núñez, Director of the programme, who will make a presentation on the master’s degree and will provide useful insight into university study and campus life. This will be followed by further presentations by Raquel Villero, Careers Service Director, university professors and second-year students, as…

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September 6, 2016

Royal Economic Society 2017 Annual Conference – Call for Papers

Submissions of papers and special sessions are invited for the 2017 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, taking place from April 10th to Wednesday April 12th, 2017, at the University of Bristol. Papers must be submitted by 9 October 2016 (midnight, GMT). Proposals for special sessions must be sent by October 25th, 2016. Notification of acceptance will be by the end of December 2016. Online registration will open in…

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September 6, 2016

Session on European Research Council (ERC) calls

An informative session on calls from the European Research Council (ERC) will be organized by the University Pompeu Fabra (UPF), the Government of Catalonia and the Spanish Ministry of Economics on October 6th in the Auditorium Campus Poblenou UPF. Speakers from the ERC, Ministry and the Agency for Administration of University and Research Grants (Agaur) will participate and share successful stories and support actions for researchers. More information HERE.

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September 6, 2016

Conference on opportunities and funding for research in Poland

A session on the opportunities of the Polish research system organised by the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP), La Caixa Foundation and the Agency for Administration of University and Research Grants (Agaur) will take place on September 19th, 2016, at Palau Macaya in Barcelona. The aim of this conference is to provide information on the potential growth for scientific associations together with Polish research institutions and access to funding for the…

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