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Research Collaborations with the University of Queensland, Australia: 2010 Trans-Pacific Fellowships Available

Nov 24, 2009 at 3:56pm

Trans-Pacific Fellowship Program with the University of Queensland, Australia


Attached please find a new program, called the 'Trans-Pacific Fellowship Proram', that funds Graduate Student, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Faculty exchanges with the University of Queensland, Australia.  This is part of a larger Memorandum of Understanding between the State of Washington and the State of Queensland that was initiated several years ago by Governor Gregoire, with a specific UW-UQ Memorandum of Understanding signed by Provost Wise.   We are seeking applications from UW scientists interested in developing and/or fostering collaborations with UQ colleagues on research related to one or more of the following areas:

 a. Bio/nanotechnology
 b. Science education
 c. Imaging
 d. Population health
 e. Bioengineering

Download the form here.

Please distribute this announcement and the attached application packet to potentially interested faculty.  Applications are due in the Office of Research on February 1, 2010, for travel to Australia that begins between April 1 and December 1, 2010.

Send applications to Peggy Fanning, Office of Research, Box 351202 by February 1, 2010.  If you have any questions, please call Peggy Fanning at (206)543-7502, or contact David Eaton (206) 685-3785.