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Effective Cooperation in Teams
24 June 2018

The DAAD Kairo Akademie is kindly encouraging you to apply for the upcoming Module

Effective Cooperation in Teams

By Ms. Sonja Drewes

On Tuesday, 24th July 2018 from 9 am to 4 pm, at the premises of the DAAD Office, 11, Sh. Saleh Ayoub Zamalek, Cairo

To apply for one of the modules please create your user account on the DKA website http://dka.daadcairo.org/

and then apply for the module on the following links: http://dka.daadcairo.org/upcoming-modules

Target group of the DKA modules are academics, scientists and researchers affiliated to universities and research institutes in Egypt.

As places are limited, we kindly ask you to register 05.07.18!

TriNex 2nd Ph.D. Winter School
14 January 2018

The Ph.D. Winter School is focused on sharing a comprehensive understanding of the interrelation existing among WEF Nexus (Water, Energy, and Food), with the aim at educating researchers towards new thinking over sustainable solutions. The project partners are all universities with a strong background in both research and the relevant fields making each contribution vital to the progression of TriNex project. Four of the universities are in Europe, the other four are in Egypt. While the Egyptian universities will handle the project's immediate environment, the European institutes shall provide their invaluable expertise and experience, especially in terms of training the researchers. The partners are as follows:

  • Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
  • RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
  • Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • Alexandria University (Egypt)
  • Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development (Egypt)
  • The American University in Cairo (Egypt)
  • Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt)
  • The general objective of the TriNex project is to make WEF Nexus the next research, education and innovation frontier for sustainable resource management and development within the framework of green economy in Egypt. The project aims at improving the role of universities in the Egyptian society by developing a national strategy and a university platform to promote the WEF-Nexus and the related synergy between research, education and innovation (Knowledge-Triangle).

    To apply for the TriNex 2nd Ph.D. Winter School, Click here

    For more information contact us on: schools@trinex.eu

Call for Nominations: Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences
03 July 2017

Trieste, Italy, 12-15 September 2017

The Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), The Netherlands, would like to invite nominations from the National Authority and Permanent Representation of Member States to the OPCW to attend this workshop. Kindly submit the nomination form to the OPCW Secretariat via email (icb@opcw.org).

OPCW will organise, in collaboration with the World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP), the second edition of a workshop on "Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences". The workshop will be held at TWAS headquarters in Trieste, Italy, from 12 to 15 September 2017.

The objective of the workshop is to raise awareness among young scientists on the policy and diplomacy aspects that are related to the use of chemicals in various scientific disciplines, including chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, and other related fields.

Admission requirements: (Egypt is not included)
1) Have a PhD in natural sciences or related to engineering, from a recognized university or institution.
2) Be citizens of OPCW Member States.
3) Have been working in the field of applied chemical or biochemical or related sciences (research, academia, or industry) for at least five years.
4) Are young scientists at the beginning of their scientific career.

The workshop will be conducted in English. Participants must therefore have a strong command of both written and spoken English.

For full details on the application procedure and to access the application form, please visit: https://www.opcw.org/events-calendar/event/2017/09/12/event/tx_cal_phpicalendar/call_for_nominationsworkshop_for_scientists_introduction_to_responsible_research_practices_in_chemical_and_biochemical_sciences/?tx_cal_controller%5Blastview%5D=view-list

Applications can be submitted by email to icb@opcw.org (quoting "Policy for Scientists, Italy, 2017" in the subject line).

All applications must be received by the Secretariat before 1 August 2017.

For additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Zinoviev (Sergey.Zinoviev@opcw.org with cc to leonie.strootman@opcw.org).

The German Science Day 17 July 2017 - for outstanding doctoral and postdoctoral candidates: Call for Application
12 June 2017

On 17 July, the DAAD with its new regional initiative COSIMENA will organize the German Science Day for the sixth time. This event reflects a unique opportunity for doctoral and postdoctoral candidates to meet representatives of various German universities including the Technische Universität Berlin, the Philipps Universität Marburg, the Technical University of Munich and the Freie Universität Berlin. Moreover, the German Science Day provides insights into scholarships, programmes, application procedures and financing models as well as individual counselling sessions to establish a first-contact with German Professors.

Kindly find below the application forms for doctoral and postdoctoral candidates and send them along with your CV to cosimena@daadcairo.org before 17 June 2017.

Application form for doctoral candidates: https://www.daad.eg/files/2017/06/Reg-Form-PhD-Candidates.pdf

Application form for postdoctoral candidates: https://www.daad.eg/files/2017/06/Reg-Form-Postdoctoral-Candidates.pdf

Falling Walls Lab Egypt 2017: Call For Applications
06 June 2017

The DAAD Cairo Office is proudly announcing the call for applications for the 4th edition of the Falling Walls Lab Egypt.

Outstanding young academics, entrepreneurs and specialists from all disciplines will get the chance to share their groundbreaking idea by presenting it in three minutes on stage. The winner is qualified and awarded a ticket for the international Falling Walls Lab in Berlin and the annual Falling Walls Conference on 9 November 2017.

Applications must be submitted before 8 June 2017 by:
- submitting the application form on http://www.falling-walls.com/lab/apply
- sending a short video of max. 3 minutes to falling-walls@daadcairo.org

Find more details about the application process and the video requirements in the attached call.

The Falling Walls Lab Egypt takes place on 19 July 2017 at Sawy Culture Wheel in Zamalek, Cairo and is open to the public.