This announcement from the Software Sustainability Fellowship about a new Fellowship Programme may be of interest to subscribers to this list.
> The Software Sustainability Institute (www.software.ac.uk
> <http://www.software.ac.uk> ) has launched a Fellowship programme that
> recognises outstanding UK-based researchers who use software. The
> Fellowships come with £3000 funding which can be used for travel,
> collaboration and running events.
> Fellows advise the Institute on important software, evangelise software
> practices and champion the adoption of best-of-breed software. Fellows will
> contribute to our blog, and are supported in advertising their own research.
> Apply to become a Fellow online: http://bit.ly/FellowsApplication
> Keep an eye on our blog (http://software.ac.uk/blog) and Twitter account
> (http://twitter.com/SoftwareSaved) for further information.
> --Launch event--
> A Fellowship Launch event will be held at the Digital Research 2012
> (http://bit.ly/FellowsLaunch) in Oxford on 10 September 2012. Attendees at
> the launch event will receive free entry to the conference on 10 September
> and, if they choose to stay on, a 50% reduced fee for the rest of the
> conference. Applicants to the Fellowship Programme put themselves in an
> advantageous position if we have met them already at the workshop.
> --Who we are looking for--
> We are seeking fifteen outstanding researchers at different stages in their
> career, from PhDs to Professors, and from a wide range of research
> disciplines in science, technology and engineering. Successful Fellows will
> have a demonstrable knowledge and visibility in their community and have
> excellent communication skills.
> The £3000 funding is flexible and can be used for travel to conferences,
> setting up and running workshops, starting new collaborations or
> hosting/teaching at Software Carpentry training events.
> --Important information--
> The Software Sustainability Institute is a national facility that helps
> researchers and developers to build and use better research software.
> The closing date for applications is Thursday 20 September 2012 at 5pm.
> Fellowships last eighteen months and are available from 1 January 2012
> through 30 June 2014.
> We will announce the successful recipients of the Software Sustainability
> Institute's Fellowships in November 2012.
> If you have any questions, please contact the Institute: [log in to unmask]
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> Simon Hettrick
> The Software Sustainability Institute
> (0)2380 598871
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