01 November 2010 – 06 November 2010

Women’s Travel Awards 2010

Deadline: 1 September 2010

Women’s Travel Awards 2010 Poster (pdf 198 kb)

As part of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain’s commitment to supporting women in science and the humanities, the School is delighted to announce a limited number of travel awards for female students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School.

Recipients 2010

Collins, Zoe: University of Melbourne
Engl, Elisabeth: Medical Universities of Vienna and Budapest
Levy, Dana: Weizmann Institute for Science, Israel
Maier, Silvia: Medical Universities of Vienna and Budapest
McIlwrick, Silja: Amsterdam, Cognitive Science Center
Nowak, Claudia: King's College London / Münster University
Pomiechowska, Barbara: Paris
Schwalm, Miriam: Max Planck Institut for Brain Research, Frankfurt
Zadbood, Asiyeh: Tehran

Program

Sunday, 31 October

Arrival

Monday, 1 November

  • 10.00–12.30 Introduction to the Berlin School of Mind and Brain
  • 14.00–17.00 Guided Walking Tour: Berlin’s science history
  • 18.00–21.00 Opening session Berlin Brain Days 2010 + reception

Tuesday, 2 November

  • 09.00–17.00 Berlin Brain Days 2010, sessions 1–3

Wednesday, 3 November

  • 09.00–17.00 Berlin Brain Days 2010, sessions 4–5
  • 20.00 After conference party!

Thursday, 4 November

  • 13.00–14.00 General Open Day: Introduction to the School
  • 14.30–16.00 Q&A session with Faculty of Berlin School of Mind and Brain
  • 16.30–17.30 “Meet the Speaker” session with Professor Niels Birbaumer
  • 18.30–20.00 Distinguished Lecture by Niels Birbaumer

Friday, 5 November

  • 10.00–12.00 Join Journal & Methods Club of Year 2009
  • Rest of day at your disposal

Saturday, 6 November

Departure

 

Application

Please note: The deadline for applications was 1 September 2010.

As part of the Berlin School of Mind and Brain’s commitment to supporting women in science and the humanities, the School is delighted to announce a limited number of travel awards for female students who are interested in exploring the possibility of doctoral studies at the School.

Applications should be made to admissions-please remove this text-@mind-and-brain.de.

Please send:

  • A short one- to two-page letter of application (detailing your reasons for applying for the travel award, your background and research interests)
  • Your academic CV
  • A letter of recommendation.

Successful applicants will be invited to visit the School during the week of 1–6 November 2010. They will have ample opportunities to meet with faculty and students relevant to their research interest, to view the School's facilities and to get a better sense of city itself. In addition, they will be encouraged to participate in Berlin Brain Days (13 November 2010), an annual event that brings together more than 200 doctoral students from across the neurosciences to present and discuss their work with senior international faculty, and to attend the Distinguished Lecture by Professor Niels Birbaumer (4 November 2010).

In order to be eligible for this award you need to meet the basic eligibility criteria for applying to the School’s doctoral program in 2011 (in particular you need to have completed or be in the process of completing a Master’s or equivalent degree in an area of study relevant to the School).

Further details about eligibility criteria for study at the School can be found at: http://www.mind-and-brain.de/doctoral-program/application/requirements/