People around the World ‘PAW’ 2018 – Global Learning, Mutual Gain

February 7, 2018 University of Saskatchewan Campus

The International Research and Partnerships Office is thrilled to announce its first annual People around the World ‘PAW’ Conference.

Aligned with and in support of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, faculty, researchers, and students are encouraged to mark February 7, 2018 in their calendars. The one-day program will inspire and provide practicable information on unlocking and fully realizing the potential that internationalizing our research, outreach, and engagement holds.

Students are encouraged to participate in the PAW 2018 Student Poster Competition; sign-up is available via the event’s registration page and official details are forthcoming.

Registration is available via paw2018.eventbrite.ca.

Conference website

Silver Jubilee of S√£o Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) - University of Saskatchewan SPRINT Joint Call for Applications

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and a Consortium of leading Canadian universities (the CALDO CONSORTIUM) work together to promote scientific and technological cooperation between researchers from CALDO member institutions in Canada, and from the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, through the funding of joint research projects. Submission deadline January 29, 2018.

1. Eligibility
1.1 Eligibility to submit proposals within the scope of this Call:
a. All tenured or tenure-track faculty members at the University of Saskatchewan.
b. From FAPESP, researchers in the State of São Paulo who have ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within one of its funding lines as noted in items 3 and 7 of the FAPESP call (www.fapesp.br/sprint/call42017). 
1.2 Eligibility for the exchange activities within the scope of this Call:
a. Proposals must aim to respect the principle of reciprocity with regard to academic qualifications of those who will take part in the exchange activities.
b. PhD students and post-doctoral fellows at the University of Saskatchewan.
c. Considering the principle of reciprocity, FAPESP exceptionally may either support PhD students from the State of São Paulo to take part in the scientific missions. In this case, the PhD student(s) must have an ongoing FAPESP fellowship during the planned exchange mission to the partner institution.

Full program information