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MedIm Travel and Research 2013

16 grants, each of NOK 50.000, to PhD candidates in the field of medical imaging

MedIm - Norwegian Research School in Medical Imaging will distribute 16 grants, each of NOK 50.000, to PhD candidates with research projects within the core areas of MedIm. The aim of these grants is to enhance the recipient's potential to achieve the best possible research training, covering – for example – international research visits, operational costs in relation to experiments, and procurement of non-standard equipment needed for the candidate's research.

Applicants must be formally registered as PhD candidates at one of the MedIm partner institutions: NTNU, the University of Oslo, the University of Bergen or the University of Tromsø.

All applicants are expected to participate with abstract in MedIm's 5th National PhD conference in Medical Imaging, in Tromsø, 2-3 October 2013. Participation is free; travel- and accommodation costs for all PhD candidates are covered by MedIm.

Deadline for grant application and conference registration: 1 July 2013

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MedIm Bridging Funds 2012:


Four short-term grants, each of NOK 200.000, from MedIm - Norwegian Research School in Medical Imaging

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Four short-term grants of NOK 200.000 are available, earmarked for salary expenses, to recent master's graduates or medical doctors. The aim is to offer talented researcher recruits the opportunity to establish themselves in the field of medical imaging. The grant is restricted to applicants who completed their studies (master's degree, MD or other programme of professional study) during autumn 2012 or will complete their studies during spring 2013. Medical Doctors who complete their internship in the same period, are also eligible to apply.

The grant will provide a source of income for a minimum of 4 months, from final examinations, and – if successful – bridging into a PhD project. Recipients will be employed at their home institution. A large majority of earlier recipients have received a PhD grant within half a year after being awarded the MedIm Bridging Grant.

MedIm's focus areas: Ultrasound, MRI, PET, CT, image-guided surgery, advanced biomedical microscopy and bionanotechnology.

Application deadline: 5 April 2013. Results will be announced in late May 2013.

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MedIm Travel and Research 2012

MedIm - Norwegian Research School in Medical Imaging will distribute 16 grants, each of NOK 50.000, to PhD candidates with research projects within the core areas of MedIm. The aim of these grants is to enhance the recipient's potential to achieve the best possible research training. Among possible purposes are international research visits, operational costs in relation to experiments, and procurement of non-standard equipment needed for the candidate's research. Applicants must be affiliated with one of the MedIm partner institutions: NTNU, the University of Oslo, the University of Bergen or the University of Tromsø. The grants will be equally distributed among the partners.

Deadline: 1 September 2012

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Applicants should demonstrate particular potential and talent. The project must relate to one or several of the core areas of MedIm: ultrasound, MRI, PET, CT, image guided surgery, advanced biomedical microscopy or bionanotechnology. Please consult our web-page www.medicalimaging.no for further information on our multidisciplinary approach. Priority will be given to candidates who have quite recently embarked on their PhD project.

For example, the grant may be used towards:

  • expenses in connection with international research visits (not for conference trips)
  • running costs for experiments or data collection
  • procurement of necessary research equipment

Use of the funding must comply with the following conditions:

  • the purpose must be related to the PhD candidate's organized research training
  • the purpose must be recommended by the supervisor
  • this funding may neither be used to cover salaries or salary supplements, nor standard equipment normally provided by employer

The application must include a brief description of the applicant, the project, references to the applicant's recent publications, as well as a plan for using the grant. The application should not exceed 2 pages. In addition, a cover letter (maximum 1 page) signed by both the applicant and the supervisor must be submitted. Both applicant and supervisor must be registered in MedIm's database at www.medicalimaging.no. Please submit the application and the cover letter, not exceeding three pages combined, as one single .pdf file to the MedIm project management. Applications failing to conform to any of the above will not be evaluated.

It will be expected that the funds will be used during the period from autumn 2012 to the end of 2013. Recipients are required to submit a report on the use of these funds by the end of 2013. All applicants are expected to participate with abstract in MedIm's 4th National PhD conference in Medical Imaging. The winners will be announced among the participants of this event in Trondheim, 28-29 November 2012.

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Travel grants in relation to Euro-Bioimaging Proof-of-concept studies

Application to Euro-Bioimaging before 15 Nov 2011

From January to July 2012 the large-scale pan-European research infrastructure project Euro-Bioimaging conducts a series of proof-of-concept studies and therefore offers FREE access to advanced biological and biomedical imaging facilities across Europe. Detailed information on the proof-of-concept studies and proposal submission is found here.

MedIm encourages PhD candidates employed at Norwegian institutions to explore this opportunity. To further promote participation from this group, MedIm will offer travel- and accomodation grants to successful applicants.

(Pre)conditions for MedIm support: Your project proposal must be approved by Euro-Bioimaging, and access to one of the 50 facilities given through the proof-of-concept studies project. The applicant must be employed at a Norwegian institution, enrolled in a PhD program at a Norwegian university, and registered in the MedIm database. The grant will cover round-trip Economy ticket and hotel accommodation at maximum 120 euro per night. No daily allowance is included (kostpenger). In total, NOK 200.000 is available for this purpose, and applicants will be evaluated on a first come, first served basis.

Please do not send any application until your project proposal has been successfully evaluated by Euro-Bioimaging, but do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.