Research & Development

Science and Engineering Research Board invites proposals to promote research in the area of combustion. SERB established "National Centre for Combustion Research and Development" (NCCRD) at IIT, Madras and IISc., Bangalore in the year 2011 and state-of-the-art combustion research facilities have been established at these centres. A separate fund has been earmarked within the NCCRD total outlay for the purpose of supporting research by investigators who are doing research in combustion from institutions other than IIT, Madras and IISc., Bangalore. The solicited proposals will primarily use the facilities established at the centres either at IIT, Madras or IISc., Bangalore. Necessary manpower, consumables, travel contingency and some minor equipments will be provided. For details on submission of proposals, kindly logon to SERB online portal.

The call will be open on 19th August, 2016 and will close on 15th October, 2016. This is for your information and further circulation please.

Gates Cambridge Scholarship for Life Sciences Research

Trialect soliciting applications for The Gates Cambridge Scholarship for Life Sciences Research. The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge; this is the largest ever single donation to a UK university. Gates Cambridge considers applications from citizens from outside the United Kingdom. Applications will open on 5 September 2016 for entry in October 2017. There are separate programs for Non- US Scholars and US scholars. We are reaching out to see if you would be willing to refer your fellows/graduate students/junior faculty to this program. The details can be perused at: