Short Term Scientific Missions
Short Term Scientific Missions [STSM] are an exciting additional resource available through the Training School which aim to expand the training opportunities for both researchers and centres engaged in the diagnosis, clinical management and research of PCD.
Applicants may use the bursary to visit an institution or laboratory in any participating COST country or approved NNC and IPC centre.
An STSM should specifically contribute to the scientific objectives of the COST Action, whilst allowing applicants to learn new techniques and practical skills.
SHORT TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSIONS - 2018-2019
Applications are welcome from young researchers in the field of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia [PCD].
How to apply
This bursary scheme offers up to 1,500 euros of funding to travel to other centres to learn new skills, establish collaborations, develop research projects or to invite a specialist to your centre to help with service or research developments. All STSMs must be complete and claims submitted before the end of April 2019.
The application window is open until the 1st March 2019 (funds permitting)
Applications must be made through the COST website
Please use the COST Action number BM-1407.
IMPORTANT: Please read attached instruction sheet and the BEAT PCD STSM Application form. Both documents are also filed on Basecamp for future reference.
Early Stage Researchers
BEAT-PCD provides an innovative training program for Early Stage Researchers (ESR) which, with the Action’s network of experts, consensus guidelines, standardised protocols and infrastructure, underpins a global translational research program of PCD led by European researchers. Having trained together from an early stage, it is anticipated that the scientists and clinicians will be positioned to continue moving translational research in PCD forward.
The aims of Training Schools is to widen, broaden and share knowledge relevant to BEAT-PCD’s objectives through the delivery of intensive training on new and emerging subjects. We offer familiarisation with unique equipment or expertise that are to the benefit PCD patients or PCD research. Trainees participating in a training school are entitled to reimbursement to subsidize travel costs, accommodation and meals.