The 2015 Midlands Newton Summit: Celebrating Science Diplomacy

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The 2015 Midlands Newton Summit brings together researchers, diplomats, policymakers and partners from across the globe to celebrate the impact of UK science diplomacy.

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The event will be attended by academics, researchers, policy makers and those working within Science and Diplomacy. The event is run in association with the Midlands Innovation university collaboration – but is open to interested academics, senior staff and researchers from any UK higher education institution.

The aim of this event is to bring together internationally acclaimed researchers and policy makers to speak about why the Newton Fund is in place, the countries and domains of research that the fund covers and most importantly, why internationalisation and working with researchers from across the world is critical for the career of a researcher.

The Newton Fund is worth 75 million per year until 2019 and focuses on supporting student and researcher fellowships, mobility schemes and funding for joint research centres. Countries included in the fund are Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Mexico, South Africa and wider Africa, Thailand, Turkey Vietnam and The Philippines. Researchers at all career stages are eligible for funding.

The event is supported by:

  • The Newton Fund
  • Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
  • Universities UK International Unit
  • Universities Partnership Programme

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