Physics Without Frontiers

Worldwide physics outreach

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Apply for a PWF project and join our volunteer network

The Physics Without Frontiers program is expanding and we encourage new applications to be submitted by 30th May 2019.

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JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER NETWORK OF SCIENTISTS! All programs are organised and run by volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering to teach a course, or want to volunteer for a program but dont know where to start please contact us and include a copy of your CV and details of your motivation.

  

PHYSICS WITHOUT FRONTIERS UNIVERSITY COURSES

Are you a faculty member at a university in a developing country and would like to request a course for your department that you are currently unable to offer? This can be any undergraduate or masters course in physics or mathematics.

Eligibility: This call is open to physicists and mathematicians who are faculty members in universities in developing countries.

Application: Please submit your application by 30th May 2019 using the ICTP portal. You must provide a strong motivation for the application and give as much detail as possible. Funding is provided for travel grants only.

 

PHYSICS WITHOUT FRONTIERS WORKSHOPS AND SCHOOLS

Collaborators from a host country and international researchers are invited to submit applications to host a workshop or school for undergraduate or master students on a given field of reseaech. 

Eligibility: This call is open to applications from a group hoping to organise the school or workshop. The members of the group are often young PhD stduents or post docs along with more senior researches in collaboration with members of the physics department in the host country.

Application: Please submit your application by 30th May 2019 using the ICTP portal. You must provide a strong motivation for the application and give as much detail as possible. Funding is provided for travel grants only.

 

PHYSICS WITHOUT FRONTIERS ROADSHOWS

Are you a researcher from a developing country working abroad and passionate to promote your research field in your home country? We can help you organise a roadshow where you along with some collaborators visit universities throughout a country to deliver motivational one-day programmes. We are available to help you put the roadshow team and programme together.

Eligibility: This call is open to applications from a group of researchers from PhD level upwards wishing to promote their field of research in a host country. The members of the group will often contain researcher orginally from the host country working internationally and who are passionate to promote their field in their country, along with international researchers.

The group must visit a number of universities in the host country providing, for example, lectures, training and hands on sessions, and may include additional seminars, public talks, or organise outreach events.

Application: Please submit your application by 30th May 2019 using the ICTP portal. You must provide a strong motivation for the application and give as much detail as possible. Funding is provided for travel grants only.

 

PWF projects are driven by volunteers, and although there is small amounts of funding available for travel grants, other financial support must be provided by the host universities and partner sponsors.

We are eager to hear from countries in conflict areas, and are on-hand to help you with an application, please contact us.

 

TIMELINE:

30th May 2019: Application deadline for projects

30th June 2019: Successful projects notified

July 2019 - May 2020: Projects must take place followed by a submission of a full report.

Contact us: physicswithoutfrontiers@ictp.it

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