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Research awards for public policies, regional and urban sciences

Thanks to a financial contribution received and to a GSSI partnership with Sapienza University and Roma Tre University in Rome, funding is available for 9 researcher positions. Deadline for application is January 22, 2018.

The objective of these programs is to promote scientific research and collaboration among internationally-recognized research institutions and to encourage the mobility of young scientists. In particular, scholarships are designed to support the participation of young researchers, working in research centre abroad, to internationally-recognized research seminars and conferences organized by Italian research institutions. The ultimate purpose is to enable young researchers to establish and consolidate relationships with Italian research centres, with the aim of developing common research projects. 

The research grants offer support for:

• participating to the international conference CERUP 2018 “Challenges in Evaluating Regional and Urban Policy”, that will take place in Rome from 8 to 9 March 2018.

• spending a one-month period as visiting scientist in one of the leading Italian departments that agreed to participate to network.

Application are welcome from young researchers whose study focus on regional and urban sciences and methodologies applied to the impact evaluation of public policies, aged up to 40 years (born from 1 January 1978) and affiliated to foreign institutions are invited to submit an application for research projects to be carried out in Italian research centres. The successful candidates will be hosted for a period of at least one month by one of the Italian Institutions in CERUP network list.

Application info and details are available at this link. Please indicate GSSI as "preferred institution" in the application form. 

The initiative is promoted by the Department of Social Sciences and Economics of Sapienza University of Rome, the Department of Political Science, University Roma Tre with the contribution of ASSOCIAZIONE DI FONDAZIONI E CASSE DI RISPARMIO ITALIANE SpA (ACRI).