Call for Participants: HSRProf Research Competition, Feb 28

Call for Participants: HSRProf Research Competition

Deadline: Applications due by February 28, 2020.

AcademyHealth is proud to announce the fourth annual HSRProj Research Competition for Students hosted by AcademyHealth and the National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). This annual competition invites students to use data from the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database in conjunction with other sources to identify research priorities in health services and systems research.

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Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship, Jan 29

Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship

Deadline: Priority application deadline is January 29, 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian librarianship? Know someone else who might be? The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.

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Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

Talk: Critical Vote – A Taiwan Post-Election Roundtable, Jan 13

JANUARY 13, 2020
Kane Hall Walker Ames Room
5:30PM Reception with Refreshments
6:00PM to 8:00PM Roundtable Panel

On January 11, 2020, Taiwan holds its presidential and legislative election. Voters will have the opportunity to elect a new President and Vice President, or re-elect the incumbent administration led by President Tsai Ing-wen and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The 113-seat Legislative Yuan is also up for election. Against the backdrop of the Hong Kong protests and the significant electoral turnout in Hong Kong, the Taiwan election will have major ramifications, both domestically and internationally.

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Conference Funding: BRASS Student Travel Award, Feb 15

Funding: BRASS Student Travel Award

Deadline: Applications due by February 15, 2020.

Nominations are currently open for the 2020 Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. This $1,250 monetary prize is given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

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Fellowship: Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity, Jan 30

Fellowship: Spring Data Science Fellowship Opportunity

Deadline: Early Applications due by January 30, 2020

The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhD students, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in the earlier sessions, they will be holding another fellowship.

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Funding: Office of Fellowships and Awards Information Sessions, Jan 2020

Funding: Office of Fellowships and Awards Information Sessions

The UW Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and Awards is offering multiple workshops on various aspects of applying for fellowships. Their topics range from recommendations to studying abroad. Some of the sessions will be held on campus, but all of them will have Zoom rooms for those who wish to attend remotely. There is also a list of upcoming deadlines for 8 different fellowships/scholarships.

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