The Pirbright Institute, UK and the University Putra Malaysia will jointly host a workshop, Emerging and Next Generation Vaccine Technologies Against Veterinary Viruses, which has been made possible by a grant from the British Council Researcher Links Programme. The workshop will be held at the Institute of Bioscience (IBS), Universiti Putra Malaysia from 01 to 04 August 2016.
This workshop aims are to build long-term and sustainable links between scientists in the UK and Malaysia working on/have interests in veterinary vaccines. This workshop will encourage early career researchers from veterinary, biological and social sciences to understand the ever-increasing threats to global food security from infectious animal diseases and their control using next generation vaccine strategies.
o Early-career researchers awarded their PhD not more than 10 years ago prior to the workshop.
o Applications are invited from eligible individuals based at research institutions in either Malaysia or the United Kingdom (the final make up of the workshop will be 50% from each).
There is no restriction regarding nationality, though applicants must be based in either the UK or Malaysia.Researchers (do not hold a PhD) who have research experience equivalent to a PhD holder and works in a field where a PhD is not a pre-requisite.
All participant costs such as travel, accommodation and workshop costs will be met by the sponsor.
Applications are now closed
Applications from the UK to participate in the workshop should be submitted electronically by Monday 25 April 2016, 5pm GMT and from Malaysia by Monday 20 June, 2016. Applications should consist of:
Reader in Virology,
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Veterinary Clinical Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Institute of Bioscience, Universiti Putra Malaysia