Travel Awards for the First Conference of Biomedical and Natural Sciences and Therapeutics (CoBNeST)

Dear SANS members,   The First Conference of Biomedical and Natural Sciences and Therapeutics (CoBNeST) will be held in Stellenbosch from 7 – 10 October 2018.  We are pleased to invite registered SANS members to apply for travel awards to support attendance at this inaugural conference.         The following Travel Awards are available: Two travel Read more about Travel Awards for the First Conference of Biomedical and Natural Sciences and Therapeutics (CoBNeST)[…]

PhD and postdoc positions in France

*2 PhD grants and 2 postdoc positions (2-year)* *at Aix-Marseille/Avignon *on Language, Communication and the Brain* The Center of Excellence on Brain and Language (BLRI, www.blri.fr/) and the Institute of Language, Communication and the Brain (ILCB, http://www.ilcb.fr/ ) award : – *2 PhD grants (3-year)* on any topic that falls within the area of language, Read more about PhD and postdoc positions in France[…]

Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research

SANS, in partnership with the Society of Neuroscientists of Africa (SONA), has launched the Neuroscience Mentorship and Capacity Development Program which aims to build capacity in the field of mental health research in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Please take a look at the call for mentors for more information and get involved Read more about Call for Mentors in Mental Health Research[…]

International travel grants available for the SANS Symposium

Please see attached for more information. The travel grant application deadline is 10 June.   Dr Joan Kaufman will be the international presenter at the SANS Symposium on 16 September 2017. Plenary: Child Abuse and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Disease Risk. Parallel: Promoting Resilience in Maltreated Children Dr Joseph Raimondo will be the local presenter. Plenary: Read more about International travel grants available for the SANS Symposium[…]

National Postdoctoral Fellowship Calls from South Africa

The National Research Foundation (NRF) in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) are pleased to announce the call for Postdoctoral Fellowship applications for 2018 in the following categories: (Calls 1-4; *Check institutional internal closing dates and review to determine your eligibility) 1. NRF- Read more about National Postdoctoral Fellowship Calls from South Africa[…]

TIRISANO: Research training opportunity

As noted in the flyer, Tirisano is a five-year (2015-2020) training programme to prepare post-baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral students and early career mental health professionals to conduct research on substance abuse, depression, chronic stress, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) across the life course. Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health in the United States (MH108170), Read more about TIRISANO: Research training opportunity[…]