FAPESP launches new call for São Paulo Schools of Advanced Science

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FAPESP announces a new call for proposals for the São Paulo School of Advanced Science (SPSAS) modality, which offers resources for the organization of short courses in advanced research in different areas of knowledge in the state of São Paulo. It is the eighteenth call of the modality, which has an annual periodicity.

The modality of Scientific Meeting Organization Grant: São Paulo School of Advanced Science is intended to fully or partially support the realization of short courses on topics at the frontier of science and technology that are the object of internationally competitive research being carried out in the state of São Paulo.

SPSAS courses should promote discussions at the frontiers of research in any area of knowledge. Scientists with common professional interests will meet, in a face-to-face format, for a period of ten to fourteen days, promoting intense discussion and analysis of the most advanced aspects in their fields of research.

Researchers who will participate in teaching classes at SPSAS must be scientists of excellent qualification and prominence in their fields of research, including invited foreign scientists.

Participating students must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate courses in Brazil or abroad, and are potential candidates for Master’s, Doctorate or Post-Doctoral internships in higher education and research institutions in the state of São Paulo. Some young doctors may also be accepted.

Participating students should have the opportunity to present the results of their ongoing research in poster sessions (or sessions), included in the program.

The new call will select up to five schools, starting from March 2025.

Submissions will be received until May 3, 2024 exclusively through FAPESP’s Management Support System (SAGe). There will be an online meeting for interested parties to clarify SPSAS in April. 

The call is available at http://espca.fapesp.br/detalhe/chamada/18.