Fwd: SYNTHESYS Third Call

Tom Moritz tmoritz at AMNH.ORG
Thu Jul 21 13:31:50 CDT 2005

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>Date:         Thu, 21 Jul 2005 03:23:47 -0500
>Reply-To: "Gemma Robinson (via Adrian Rissone)" <a.rissone at NHM.AC.UK>
>Sender: Taxonomic Databases Working Group List <TDWG at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU>
>From: "Gemma Robinson (via Adrian Rissone)" <a.rissone at NHM.AC.UK>
>Subject:      SYNTHESYS Third Call
>Dear Scientist,
>Next Deadline: 16 September 2005
>The SYNTHESYS Office is pleased to announce the   Third call for proposals
>under the European Commission's FPVI European-funded Integrated
>Infrastructure Initiative. SYNTHESYS Project funding is available to
>provide scientists (Users) based in European Member and Associated States
>to undertake short visits to utilize the infrastructure (namely the
>collections, staff expertise and analytical facilities) at one of the 20
>partner institutions (see full list below) for the purposes of their
>research. The 20 partner institutions are organised into 11 national
>TAxonomic Facilities (TAFs). TAF Users will be hosted by a TAF staff member.
>The 11 TAF institutions represent an unparalleled resource for taxonomic
>research offering: Collections amounting to over 337 million natural
>history specimens, including 3.3 million type specimens. Internationally
>renowned taxonomic and systematic skill base· Chemical analysis, molecular
>and imaging facilities. Proposals will be welcomed from high calibre
>researchers seeking access for short-term visits.
>SYNTHESYS is able to meet the Users' costs for:
>· Research costs*
>· International travel
>· Local accommodation whilst based at the TAF
>· A per diem to contribute towards living costs
>* Research related costs including: bench fees and consumables (including
>molecular biology at some TAFs).
>See www.synthesys.info for more information or contact synthesys at nhm.ac.uk
>TAF visits will be scheduled from December 2004 until January 2009.
>SYNTHESYS is a five-year project comprising two parts which together aim to
>create an integrated European infrastructure for researchers in the natural
>SYNTHESYS Partners:
>GB-TAF Natural History Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Royal Botanic
>Garden Edinburgh.
>ES-TAF Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Real Jardín Botánico Naturales.
>DK-TAF The Natural History Museum of Denmark.
>FR-TAF Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle.
>SE-TAF Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet.
>NL-TAF University van Amsterdam, Nationaal Herbarium Nederland,
>Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, National Natural History Museum
>DE-TAF Museum fur Naturkunde, Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum.
>AT-TAF Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien.
>HU-TAF Hungarian Natural History Museum.
>PL-TAF Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences.
>BE-TAF Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Koninklijik Museum voor
>Midden-Afrika, National Botanic Garden of Belgium.
>1 The SYNTHESYS Partners are inviting applications from researchers based
>in the Member States of the EU: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic,
>Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland,
>Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal,
>Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom plus the Associated
>Countries of the EU: Switzerland, Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Norway
>and Candidate Countries of the EU Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey.
>Gemma Robinson (gemma.robinson at nhm.ac.uk)
>SYNTHESYS Administrator
>Natural History Museum
>Cromwell Road
>SW7 5BD
>United Kingdom
>Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 6075
>Fax: +44 (0)20 7942 5841

Tom Moritz                                              212-769-5417
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