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July 2024 deadlines

Contribute proposals to the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes’ Global Development Book Series aiming to better understand the interplay between social, economic, political, technological, ecological, cultural and gendered aspects of societal change at the local, national, regional and global levels. Status: Ongoing.

Contribute to the survey on building a synchrotron facility in the Caribbean region. Status: Ongoing.

Call for expressions of interest to the Navigation Fund’s Open Science Program. Status: Ongoing.

Call for mentors and mentees to the INGSA-Africa Science Advice Skills Development Mentorship Program building capacity of early and mid-career African scientists for the effective practice of science advice. Deadline: 15 July.

Join the European Consortium for Political Research’s summer Methods School programme for expert-led online training on cutting-edge and established research methods and techniques for scholars at all levels. 22 July – 2 August.

Call for papers seeking articles for the International Political Science Abstracts journal’s “Trends in International Political Science” rubric. Deadline for expressions of interest: 26 July.

Call for applications for the Forum Basiliense Junior Fellows, Forum Basiliense is a new research center and platform for interdisciplinary dialogue by the University of Basel, Switzerland. Deadline: 31 July.

Call for nominations to the INGSA-Asia Grassroots Science Advice Promotion Awards 2024. Deadline: 31 July.

Call for applications for the 2024 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Young Talents Programmes, supporting young women researchers around the world to pursue their scientific careers in their home countries or abroad. Deadline for the Caribbean and Egypt: 31 July.

Call for submission of applications for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Fellowships Programme for early career scientists and researchers. Deadline: 31 July.

Contribute to the World Data System’s research survey gathering insights into existing and emerging data standards and certifications that ensure reliable and trustworthy scientific data repositories. Deadline: 31 July.

Sign up for a space at the summer Methods School programme offered by the European Consortium for Political Research and get expert-led online training on cutting-edge, established research methods and techniques for scholars at all levels. 22 July – 2 August.


August 2024 deadlines

Call for applications for the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World’s scholarship for refugee women scientists, the Women in Science Displacement Outreach Master’s Program. Deadline: 8 August.

Call for nominations for the African Academy of Sciences Fellowship. Deadline: 18 August.

Call for nominations for members of the Ocean Enterprise Initiative external advisory team. Deadline: 18 August.

Apply for the 2024 Visiting Scholar Scheme of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research. Deadline: 31 August.


September 2024 deadlines

Call for papers for the International Population Conference 2025. Deadline: 15 September.

Call for applications to the Elsevier Foundation’s Chemistry for Climate Action Challenge awarding two prizes of 25,000 USD. Deadline: 15 September.

Apply for the International Union for Quaternary Research’ Fellowship Program supporting early-career scientists and scientists from low- and middle-income countries to gain international quaternary research experience at a foreign institution for the duration of 3–6 months. Deadline: 15 September.

Apply for grants by the International Union for Quaternary Research for (1) International Research Network or (2) International Skill Activity. Deadline: 30 September.


October 2024 deadlines

Call for professorships by the British Academy for internationally recognised established scholars within the social sciences and the humanities overseas to work in the UK. Deadline: 23 October.

Call for submissions to the 2024 Pan-African STM Cinema Competition for videos explaining concepts in science, technology, or mathematics. Deadline: 30 October.

Call for nominations to the IUPAC-Zhejiang NHU International Award for Advancements in Green Chemistry – Call for Nominations. Deadline: 31 October.


November 2024 deadlines

Call for nominations to IUPAC’s 2025 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering Awards. Deadline: 1 November.


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