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AXA Research Fund Academic Chairs programme

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  • název organizace
    AXA Research Fund
  • ZEMĚ PŮVODU ORGANIZACE
    France
  • TYP FINANCOVÁNÍ
    Funding
  • termín uzávěrky
    22/04/2019
    21/10/2019
  • OBLAST VÝZKUMU
    Formal sciences
    Humanities
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
    Social sciences
  • STÁDIUM KARIÉRY
    Established Researcher (R3) (Researchers who have developed a level of independence)
    Leading Researcher (R4) (Researchers leading their research area or field)

AXA Research Fund Academic Chairs Programme

 

Internationally, the AXA Research Fund supports the creation of innovative research professorships. Each AXA Chair is selected to address a global societal challenge related to one of the following areas: Environment, Health, New Technologies and Socio-Economics.

 

An AXA Chairholder must have demonstrated outstanding research achievements and leadership qualities. The application must be submitted by the host institution.

 

Evaluation criteria

  • Academic excellence of the candidate and innovative nature of the research programme
  • Potential to make a step change in the considered research field
  • Transformative potential of the chair on the host institution
  • Commitment to engage science with society
  • Commitment to open access to data and publications, whenever possible

 

Award duration

  • An AXA Chair is awarded for 5 years

 

Level and use of the support

  • Up to € 1M for the whole duration of the programme
  • The funding can be used to support part of the professor’s salary and support research activities

 

Eligibility and application procedure

 

Deadlines

  • 22 April 2019 (Spring campaign)
  • 21 October 2019 (Fall campaign)

 

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