Deadline: February 28, 2023
Applications for the IBRO/IBE-UNESCO Science of Learning Fellowships 2023 are now open. The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education (IBE) offer his IBRO/IBE-UNESCO Study Fellowships three times a year.
It is part of a collaborative Science of Learning Initiative that aims to support and translate leading neuroscience research on learning and the brain to educators, policy makers, and governments.
Hosted at the IBE-UNESCO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, Fellows will learn about policymaking in an international context and receive support on policy language and messages. The Fellow and her IBE-UNESCO will sign a separate contract with each Fellow to cover the duration of the IBRO/IBE-UNESCO Science of Learning Fellowship. The possibility of completing the fellowship remotely will be considered if travel is affected by her ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
- A grant of €20,000 per fellow is available.
- IBRO and IBE-UNESCO cannot arrange accommodation, visas, insurance, travel or other related logistics. This is organized under the Fellow’s responsibility. Each fellow is provided with their own office, including a computer, desk, and internet access.
- IBRO and IBE-UNESCO consider researchers from all regions of the world.
- Applications will be considered from senior and mid-career scientists, preferably with 10 years of experience in neuroscience in the learning field.
- Six written summaries (up to 5 pages each, 2 issues per month) to restate research in neuroscience in plain language.
- Give IBE talks on your own research projects or other related topics in neuroscience and education.
- Communicate with other IBRO/IBE Fellows and IBE staff.
- Discuss possible participation in various UNESCO IBE and IBRO projects (e.g. curriculum and learning handbooks, conferences and other events).
The application deadline is April 28, 2023. The duration of the fellowship is from 1st October 2023 to 31st December 2023.
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For more information, see: Science of Learning Fellowship.