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Wonderments of Cosmos £6,000 Research Prize Competition

Tuesday, 25th March 3pm – 6pm (approximately) and Friday, 28th March,
9am – 5pm


Staff, postdocs and advanced research students interested in developing a larger research project on a theme relating to Wonderments of Cosmos, are invited to apply.

UCL Grand Challenges is making available £6000 to be used as seed-corn funding for an innovative collaborative research project between 2 or more people from different disciplines within UCL.

The applicants are expected to develop their ideas in order to make a grant application to a larger funding body. Limited places are available.

  • NB: The closing date is Friday, 7 March 2014
  • Apply here

The Research Prize Workshop will take place during the final week of term, on Tuesday 25th March 3pm – 6pm (approximately) and Friday 28th March, 9am – 5pm. An expert panel will judge the various projects and the winning team will be rewarded a research prize to develop their proposal over the course of 6 months

The competition will be preceded by the: Wonderments of Cosmos Seminar Series The series will run from 25th February 2014 to 18th March on Tuesdays from 5pm -6.30pm at Malet Place, Engineering room 1.02 and will consist of four seminars of about 30 minutes during which scholars from across UCL will come together to present the different ways in which their work engages with the wonderments of cosmos, and explore how these may speak to each other. The paper will be followed by two 5-10 minute ‘responses’ from scholars in contrasting fields before the floor is opened for a general discussion. Further details, registration and online application

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