Early Researchers Conference Fund

Carried out by: Scottish Forestry Trust

Summary Description:

The purpose of this funding initiative is to provide support for conference attendance by recently qualified forestry researchers (those with fewer than 4 years post-doctoral experience, or for non-doctoral staff fewer than 7 years post-graduate experience) who are employed in UK research institutes. The support is aimed at staff attending conferences both in the UK and overseas at which they may be involved in presentations (including posters) or actively building networks or contacts linked to future research funding proposals. Those attending will be expected to provide the Trust with a short report on their experience at the event including any networking outcomes achieved. Applications should be submitted on behalf of the attendees by the employing organisation.

This is now a rolling fund and with a defined budget of £5,000 per annum. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Timescale: 2022-2023

SFT Funds Awarded: £10,000

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