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ERASMUS+ (PARTNER COUNTRIES) MOBILITY CALL 2017

Thursday 16.11.2017
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ERASMUS+ (PARTNER COUNTRIES) MOBILITY CALL 2017 is currently open until 10th of December 2017.

Within the current call ERASMUS+ (PARTNER COUNTRIES) PROGRAM provides opportunity to:

candidates from WULS-SGGW to take part in the academic mobility at one of non-EU partner institution
candidates from partner universities to take part in the academic mobility at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW

Who can apply:

Following types of mobility are eligible:
Type Term Length
MSc spring semester 2017/2018 5-month
PhD spring semester 2017/2018 3-month
STAFF period of stay must be agreed with the hosting institution within the academic year 2017/2018 5 working days

Please find attached overview: GRANT DISTRIBUTION

Deadline for submitting application: 10.12.2017
Application:

Please read carefully all information available in the menu bar on top of the ERASMUS+ (PARTNER COUNTRIES) website!

In order to apply please click on SUBMIT APPLICATION.

Contact:

International Relations Office, WULS-SGGW erasmusplus_world@sggw.pl 

Good luck!
Erasmus+ Coordinating Team
Warsaw University of Life Sciences – SGGW


11th European Vertebrate Pest Management Conference

Monday 17.07.2017

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The biennial meeting is a forum for basic and applied research in vertebrate biology and ecology, methodology and legislation and their application in wildlife management. Its focus is on Europe but participants and contributions from other regions of the world are welcome.

 

 

 

Symposia will be organized in the following broad topics:

    • Ecologically based pest management
    • Agricultural and silvicultural pest management
    • Urban pest management
    • Control methods and alternatives
    • Zoonoses and parasites
    • Invasive vertebrates
    • Biological control of rodent pests by promoting increased raptor predation pressure: a key element of ecologically based integrated control

Important dates:

08-07-2017 Deadline for submission of round table and symposia proposals 30-08-2017 Deadline for submission of talks and posters 01-09-2017 Rise of registration fee 25-09-2017 Arrival day 26-09-2017 Beginning of scientific programme 27-09-2017 Conference banquet 30-09-2017 & 01-10-2017 Excursions

http://www.evpmc.org/*


ELLS Scientific Student Conference 2017

Wednesday 21.06.2017

17796191_1843992875861811_4796163324512464167_n-620x500oThe Faculty of SCIENCE, University of Copenhagen, invites all students of ELLS member and partner universities to the

ELLS Scientific Student Conference 2017 at the Faculty of SCIENCE, Copenhagen Denmark, November 17 – 18“Global Challenges – the Impact of Life Sciences”

During the conference students from the member universities and from international partners of the Euroleague for Life Sciences will present their own research through oral and poster presentations.

The aim of this conference is to encourage you as students within the biosciences to engage with one another, and allow you the chance to disseminate your own research related to the headline and the three subthemes elaborated below.

 

Subthemes for the Scientific Student Conference:

Global Health – Humans, Animals, Plants and Environment
Food – Quality, Production and Safety
Collaboration in Life Sciences – Enabling Innovation and Entrepreneurship

 

Practical information:

Travel: Participating students must arrange and pay for their own travels to/from Copenhagen as well as local transportation in Copenhagen

Accommodation: Participating students must arrange and pay for their own accommodation in Copenhagen. Suggestions for accommodation can be found on the website.

Accommodation grants: 5 presenting students from each member university will receive an accommodation grant for two nights, Thursday – Saturday. Any additional nights will be at the students’ own expense. Winners of the accommodation grants are notified in September after the review process.

Meals: Lunch Friday and Saturday as well as dinner on Friday is provided by the conference. Breakfast and additional meals will be the student’s own responsibility.


“Innovative Education towards Sustainable food systems”

Thursday 20.04.2017
summer-620x500oInternational Summer Course in Innovative Education towards Sustainable Food Systems – Poland summer 2017.

SUSPLUS: Now you have the opportunity to join an ERASMUS+ financed summer course about sustainable food systems.  

The course (Innovative education towards sustainable food systems) is established and performed in collaboration between 8 different EU universities, and consist of an E-learning part (May-July) with online video lectures, discussion forums, theoretical exercises and quizzes. And an on-site intensive summer course with lectures, group work, presentations, field trips, excursions etc. The 2 weeks summer course will be held in Kiry in the Tatra Mountains and Warsaw, WULS, respectively.

The course:   

Permanence: 15.05.2017 – 30.06.2017 (E-learning), 22.07.2017 – 04.08.2017 (summer course in Warsaw).

Workload: 180 h (total).

Capacity: 4 students from WULS. A total of 32 students from 8 different Universities around Europe.

Price: Costs covered by Erasmus + program: SUSPLUS. Both tuition fee, trip and stay in Kiry and Warsaw/Poland.

Further information: See course description for information about credit, content, learning outcomes etc.).

 

Your profile:

Last year of a relevant BSc or MSc (food science and agriculture, environmental science, social science etc.), and interested in learning more about sustainable food system concepts.

High grades, fluency in English and availability for participation in the entire period of activities.

Application (English):

Your application:

  • Personal presentation
  • Education and grades
  • Motivation for applying
  • CV

(Approximately 1 page + additional CV)

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If we get more than 4 relevant applications, selection criteria will be evaluated in the following order: 1. grades, 2. Interdisciplinarity of the group, 3. Motivation/interest in agrifood sustainability topic, 4. Gender balance, 5. Lottery. Final decision will be made by the project coordinator prof. dr hab. Ewa Rembiałkowska.

Direct the application to prof. dr hab. Ewa Rembiałkowska, mail: ewa_rembialkowska@sggw.pl

Deadline – 28 April 2017.


WULS-SGGW among the best life sciences universities in the world

Wednesday 12.04.2017
123Another success of WUL-SGGW in an international ranking of universities. The Warsaw University of Life Sciences is on the 34th place among the world’s best universities in the field of agriculture and forestry in QS World University Ranking by the TopUniversities.com. WULS-SGGW has moved up a few dozen spots.

QS World University Rankings by the TopUniversities.com is the ranking that was prepared for the fifth time and that analyzes about seventeen million research papers. The ranking also collects opinions from over 85 thousand researchers and 41 thousand employers. The list takes into account nearly 40 various scientific disciplines and, as its creators stress, it is the largest list of this type in the world.

Ranking list <<here>>

The research methodology is available on the website


II Young Scientists Conference 25-26th May

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We are happy to announce that during the first day of II Young Scientists Conference, there will be a session held in Engilsh for non-Polish speakers. So if you have any interesting research results to share, come and join our event.

The event is organised by two students’ associations belonging to Faculty of Animal Sciences:Interfaculty Student Association of Nanobiotechnology and Student Association of Animal Nutrition. In cooperation, we have created the conference, which is dedicated for young scientists, who are interested in biotechnology, animal physiology, nutrition and breeding.

The aim of the conference is to integrate scientific society, to present innovative scientific achievements and to share the students’ knowledge.

 

Students have the possibility to present their scientific achievements. It is possible to show the results of students’ own work during oral presentation or by making a scientific poster.

 

More information on our website: http://mknn.esy.es/ii-conference-of-young-scientists/


THE 46TH ANNUAL MEETING OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR NEW METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (ESNA)

Monday 20.02.2017

We cordially invite you to participate in THE 46TH ANNUAL MEETING OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR NEW METHODS IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH (ESNA) to be held in Krakow-Wieliczka, Poland between 29th August to 1st September 2017.

 

Particular focus of the Conference is “FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE: BETWEEN BIOTECHNOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE FARMING”;

 

The conference aims at bringing together scientists and experts of different research fields sharing a common interest in environment protection and application of new methods and biotechnology in agricultural research. The ESNA Society organizes annual meetings in various European countries which the scientific programme is devoted to fundamental and applied issues from the mentioned areas. Scientific topics of the 3 working groups are as follows:

WG 1. PLANT SCIENCES  – Application of new methods in plant biotechnology.

WG 2. SOIL SCIENCES – New methods and their application in soil science.

WG 3. ANIMAL & FOOD SCIENCES – New methods and their application in food/feed and animal sciences in sustainable agroecosystems.

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The ESNA meeting gives an excellent chance to learn about the newest developments and successful applications of new methods and techniques in agricultural research, to get into contact with experts in the field and to meet old and hopefully new collaborators and friends.

The organizers of THE 46TH ANNUAL MEETING OF ESNA 2017 are Agricultural University in Krakow, Malopolska Association for Agricultural Extension and Scientific Centre for biotechnology of the University of Agriculture in Krakow.

 

You find the first circular of ESNA 2017 attached. Please feel free to circulate this information among any colleagues that may be interested. Please visit our homepage to see further details as well as the important deadlines:

esna2017.krakow.pl

 

 


New call for applications Erasmus Mundus MARHABA scholarships

Monday 6.02.2017
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European students can now apply for a scholarship within Erasmus Mundus MARHABA project coordinated by the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. The deadline for this 3rd call for applications is on February the 7th, 2017.

All information concerning MARHABA can be found at

http://www.usc.es/marhaba/call.htm
The current call for applications covers mobility from the EU to Iran and Iraq (Kurdistan region).

European candidates can apply for 3 types of mobility according to their academic level:

•        Master

•        Doctorate (PhD)

•        Post-doctorate

 

The project covers travel and insurance costs for the selected applicants, as well as scholarship-related expenses such as visa or residence permits.

Additionally, the following monthly allowances will be transferred to the selected applicants according to their academic level during their stay abroad:

•        €1,000 for Master

•        €1,500 for Doctorate

•        €1,800 for Post-doctorate

Tuition fees:

MARHABA grantees do not pay any tuition fees at the host university.

 

PLEASE NOTE: All European candidates must apply under TG2 (Target group 2).

You may visit our Facebook page!

CONTACT:

Erasmus Mundus MARHABA Team

University of Santiago de Compostela – International Office
Casa Jimena e Elisa Fernández de la Vega – Casas Reais nº 8
CP 15782 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)Spain
e-mail: erasmus.mundus@usc.es


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