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17.05.2013 - News:
Call for proposals: Science communication projects
The funding scheme Agora of the Swiss National Science Foundation aims to intensify the dialogue between science and society by enabling researchers of all disciplines to communicate with the public. Deadline for submissions: 15 August 2013
17.05.2013 - News:
Maag - Preis für Berner Pflanzen-Forscher Zerihun Tadele
Dr. Zerihun Tadele, an Ethiopian researcher working at the Institute of Plant Sciences of the University of Bern, has won the 2013 Dr. Rudolf Maag Prize for his efforts in breeding more robust tef, a vital cereal for Ethiopia.
14.05.2013 - News:
Call: Post doc Fellowship Programme in Plant Sciences
The programme is open to experienced researchers in all fields of research in plant sciences and aims to establish a training and qualification framework, which complements the present postdoctoral training in plant sciences with an international competitive dimension. Deadline for applications: 24 June 2013
14.05.2013 - Events:
Sixth International Conference on Coexistence between Genetically Modified (GM) and non-GM based Agricultural Supply Chains
organized by School of Agriculture of the Technical University of Lisbon (ISA) et al.
(Lisbon, Portugal, 12. - 15.11.2013)
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