Travel Grant for Young Scientist – LIVe2020 PETA

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We are delighted to announce the support of PETA for the Second edition of The Lung In Vitro event 2020!

Early-career scientists are invited to apply for an award supported by PETA to attend LIVe2020: Lung In Vitro Event for Innovative & Predictive Models. This award gives you the opportunity to advance your knowledge of in vitro respiratory models!

Early-career scientists are defined as:

  • Students working towards their master’s or PhD who have completed their first year of study;
  • Postdoctoral fellows;
  • Scientists who completed a master’s, PhD, or postdoctoral programme less than five years ago.

To submit an abstract, click here

The winner will receive a reimbursement for the hotel accommodation up to 250 $US and airfare up to 250 $US for travel within Europe or up to 1000 $US for travel from outside Europe.

How to Apply

Please e-mail the following information to Monita Sharma at MonitaS@piscltd.org.uk by 8 May 2020.

  1. Proof of receipt of your LIVe2020 abstract submission
  2. Your résumé or CV
  3. A proposal of 1,000 words or fewer containing the following:
    • The reasons for your interest in attending the congress and how you will apply the information learned to reducing and replacing animal testing in your current or future research
    • Your short- and long-term career goals and how you envision the congress will help you achieve them
    • How you can share the information learned at the congress with colleagues or other scientists

Deadline is 8 May. This award is open to residents of any country.

PETA is sponsoring in numbers other science areas to promote the development of non-animal methods in research for more reliability and ethic. (Skin testing, Nanotechnology, Antitoxin development, etc.) Learn more

To learn more about eligibility and condition, click here

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