Wednesday, January 27, 2010
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Josef G. Knoll European Science Award
This science award has been presented every two years since 1986 with the aim of supporting young academics whose work focuses on helping to reduce hunger and malnutrition in developing countries. The award is named after Professor Dr. Josef G. Knoll, the pioneer of agricultural research in Germany with regard to developing countries.
The objective of the award is to encourage young academics whose research concentrates on solutions to mitigate hunger in food deficit countries. The research findings must be user-oriented and suitable to contribute towards:
- improving the status of food and nutrition security of a certain local population and
- reducing the impact of hunger (undernutrition and malnutrition).
Eligible are individuals under the age of 40 and teams whose members have not reached their 40th birthday by the application deadline, providing they have successfully completed a doctorate at a European university.
More information available here (see the link to download the application on the right-hand side of the page).
Deadline: April 30, 2010