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Katsepontes Family Law or Medicine Scholarship, Canada 2012

One Katsepontes Family Law or Medicine Scholarship is awarded to a Canadian resident enrolled in an accredited law or medical school at a Canadian university and are either members of the AHEPA Family (including spouses, children or grandchildren) or of Hellenic heritage (through a parent, grandparent or a spouse). The AHEPA FCFC established this scholarship in 2011 through the generosity of the Katsepontes family. The application deadline is December 31, 2011 and applications emailed after this date or post marked after this date are not eligible. -Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Hellenic heritage by birth or…

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Phd Position in Biomedical Engineering, University of Ghent, Belgium

The bioMMeda (biofluid, tissue and solid mechanics for medical applications) research unit of Ghent University’s Institute Biomedical Technology (IBiTech) has a vacant PhD-position in the field of ultrasonic imaging development for improved arterial tissue characterization. Non-invasive measurement of arterial stiffness is nowadays considered as an important part of cardiovascular risk assessment. Ultrasound is potentially useful for this application but unfortunately still shows limitations regarding resolution and sensitivity. The aim of the PhD-project therefore is to improve current ultrasonic image formation and signal processing to develop a robust ultrasonic estimator of arterial stiffness. As such, knowledge on signal processing, ultrasound…

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ICT Scholarship 2011 for Students from Rural/ Non-metropolitican Areas, Pakistan

National ICT R&D Fund is offering fully funded scholarships for talented students from rural/non-metropolitan areas of Pakistan with the objective to develop human resource capacity in ICT fields in Pakistan. The Prime Minister’s National ICT Scholarship Program 2011 (PM-NICTSP 2011) will provide fully funded 4 year undergraduate degree scholarships in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) related disciplines in the top ICT universities of Pakistan, and hence enhance capacity in the best ICT related educational institutions. This program is run with the financial collaboration of Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) of Government of Pakistan. Please note the following regarding…

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2012 PhD Scholarship in BVOC Emissions from Arctic Vegetation at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The Terrestrial Ecology Section at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen is seeking a PhD student to study how the anatomy of arctic plants and the emissions of biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) are linked to each other and affected by climate change. BVOCs participate in many atmospheric reactions and can thereby produce feedback on global warming. Knowing that the BVOC emissions from the Subarctic are highly temperature sensitive, and that the Arctic is being exposed to a rapidly progressing climate warming with 2-10°C temperature increases in the next 100 years, it is urgent to collect data…

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2013-2014 MDF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award, USA

MDF aims to support training of new investigators with outstanding potential to make future contributions to myotonic dystrophy research. Previous work in this area is not required. However, the applicant should document how previous experience and research interests will be buttressed by the fellowship training to address important questions related to myotonic dystrophy. The applicant and sponsor must demonstrate a strong and enduring commitment to current and future research in this area. The applicant must have completed a PhD., M.D., or D.O. degree from an accredited domestic or foreign institution before an MDF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship can…

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