[Taxacom] Call for the 2012/13 round of the Systematics Research Fund is NOW OPEN!

Bente Klitgaard B.Klitgaard at kew.org
Wed Oct 24 06:32:34 CDT 2012

Call for the 2012/13 round of the Systematics Research Fund is NOW OPEN!

The Councils of the Linnean Society and the Systematics Association jointly administer the Systematic Research Fund.

Typical activities supported include contributions to fieldwork expenditure, the purchase of scientific equipment or expertise (e.g. buying time on analytical equipment), specimen preparation (including the cost of temporary technical assistance), and contributions to publication costs. Projects of a more general or educational nature will also be considered, provided that they include a strong systematics component. Typical activities not supported include attendance at scientific meetings and contributuions to student maintenance or tuition fees. The fund does not provide payments for Bench Fees. Projects already substantially funded by other bodies may be disadvantaged.

Successful projects are selected by a panel of six systematists who represent a wide range of conceptual interests and taxonomic groups. The value of any single award will not exceed £1500.

Please read the "Guidelines for applying for SRF funding"  before completing the online application form. NB!  ONLY applications made using the form on the websites (http://www.linnean.org/The-Society/awards_and_grants/Awards+and+Grants  or http://www.systass.org/awards/ ) are acceptable.  Applications of all nationalities are welcome.

Closing date for applications is Thursday January 31st 2013. Successful candidates will be informed via email by April 30th 2013

Questions about the application procedure may  be sent to Dr. Bente Klitgård (b.klitgaard at systass.org<mailto:b.klitgaard at systass.org>)

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