Volume 1 Issue 6 - September 28, 2007

Research Express@NCKU        Sep 28~ Oct 4, 2007

Opportunities from National Science Council

  • The Office of Bird Flu and Influenza calls for proposals for Bird Flu and Influenza Research Projects. The deadline for submissions is October 1st, 2007.
  • The reimbursement for holding international conferences in Taiwan is open to applications. The application period is from Sept. 1st to Sept. 30th.
  • National Science and Technology Program for System-on-Chip calls for embedded system projects. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 28th, 2007.
  • The Department of Life Sciences calls for projects of the development of animal experiments and research models. The deadline is Sept. 30th.
  • National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning calls for projects. The deadline is Sept. 29th.
  • Users of expensive equipment should pay 10% of the user’s fee in cash by Sept. 30th. Starting from October 1st, if the payment is not yet deposited, ALL the projects the research investigator is running shall be locked and no expensive equipment in this system can be available for the investigator.
  • Sponsored by the EU, the 2008 HERCULES (Higher European Research Course for Users of Large Experimental Systems) holds by France is open to signing up. For more information, please go to http://hercules.grenoble.cnrs.fr.)
  • Research Experience for Science Teachers (REST) Program is now open to public/private university teachers and public research institutes. We are calling for research projects covering one of the following subjects, neurology, nanotechnology, biotechnology, energy technology, microelectronic, photonics, communication technology, space, astronomy, marine technology. The deadline is Oct. 15th.
  • Multinational Researchers Exchange Program is to support the mutual visits between researchers from Taiwan and other countries. The traveling and living expenses will be reimbursed. You may send the graduate, doctoral students or postdoctoral researchers from your institute to participate in an overseas workshop. Applications are now being accepted.
  • Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Writing Program has now been accepting applications.
  • Overseas Research Program for postdoctoral and clinical medical researchers is now available from the following institutes, The Scripps Research Institute (La Jolla, CA), The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle, Washington), California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA), Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX), the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, TX), Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology (Atlanta, Georgia). Applications are now being accepted. Only three researchers every year from the aforementioned institutes can be sponsored.
  • Center for Bioscience & Technology Is Offering a Training Course for the Operation of Olympus FV1000 Confocal Microscope + Workstation of Data Analysis; Date: October 3-4, 2007 9:00-17:00; Sign up at http://www.ncku.edu.tw/~cbst/ by September 23rd. Contact: Ms. Li at 0953-072-648

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