Fully Funded Researcher Mobility Opportunity to China

Are you a PhD student or Research Associate in the area of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency or Sustainable Energy Solutions for Cities? Would you like to spend time pursuing your research in Beijing China?

Applications are invited for researchers* wishing to travel in September 2016 for 3, 5 or 9 month secondments to one of our partner institutions in Beijing: North China Electric Power University, Beijing Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University or China State Grid - Smart Grid Research Institute.

The grant will cover: pre-departure language training, flights, accommodation in China, all institutional fees and a generous living allowance; plus visit(s) from your Manchester supervisor for longer secondments.
*Only EU nationals are eligible to apply for this grant.

To be considered, you will need to show how conducting research in China will contribute to your research and provide a plan of activity which is supported by your Manchester supervisor.

Support in identifying a Chinese supervisor is available from the project team, if required.

A key selection criteria is the likelihood of the research leading to high impact joint EU-China researcher journal articles.

To obtain an application, or for further information on future cohorts please contact: ires-8@manchester.ac.uk

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