APPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCHER LINKS 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED. SHORTLISTED PROPOSALS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL BY OUR TEAM.
Newton Researcher Links gives early career researchers from the UK and the Philippines the opportunity to form international connections through fully funded workshops and travel grants.
The programme has run in around 19 other countries globally, and since the launch in 2013, thousands of researchers have benefited from Researcher Links. New international collaborations, networks and projects have already been formed directly from the earlier rounds of workshops.
Researcher Links will be running in the Philippines under the Newton Agham Programme to enable knowledge exchange, as well as skills and career development – areas that are important for sustainable development. This forms part of the UK’s official development assistance programme, to develop science and innovation partnerships that promote the economic development and social welfare of developing countries. In the Philippines, Researcher Links is co-funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).
Researcher Links Workshops
Researcher Links Workshops bring together early-career researchers from the UK and the Philippines to allow them to make international connections that can improve the quality of their research and open doors to new international opportunities.
Researcher Links Travel Grants
Researcher Links Travel Grants provide financial support for early-career researchers in the Philippines to undertake an international research placement in the UK to strengthen links for future collaboration, build research capacity and enhance the researcher's career opportunities.
Calls for applications to Researcher Links Workshop Grants are now closed.
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