Dumont d’Urville programme – New format for 2019

The Dumont d’Urville programme supports new scientific and technological partnerships between New Zealand and France. A call for applications is now open until the 18th of October, 2018 for projects starting in 2019. The budget per project has increased this year. The French partner is now eligible for up to 10 000 EUR per year […]

FAST! South Island Student Days

Come gather in a friendly environment with the scientific community involved or wishing to be involved in French-New Zealand collaborations/exchanges. This meeting will involve: Technical presentations from participants on their collaborative research projects, Group discussions on existing collaboration/exchange opportunities, Plenty of activities to socialize indoors and outdoors! FREE shuttle bus from the University of Canterbury, […]

2018 Pacific Fund successful projects

In 2018, the Pacific Fund will support two new research projects involving New Zealand and French partners, for a total of 55 000 € :   1. Implementation of a Lightning detection network for the French territories in the Pacific This research project led by Meteorological Services of New Zealand Ltd (MetService) will benefit a […]

FAST! Student Conference Award

FAST! has opened a call for applications to support the student attendance to a New Zealand science-related conference. Four scholarships will be awarded to support expenses up to $600. Cost may cover all or part of registration, transport, and accommodation. Eligibility The proposal must be submitted by a student currently enrolled in a postgraduate program […]

Application for “LabCitoyen”

If you’re 20-26 years old, speak French and you’re involved in promoting human rights and education, you could win a trip to represent New Zealand at LabCitoyen in Paris in July! Applications close on March 30, so be in quick. The winning entrant will attend Labcitoyen 2018 in Paris from July 1-9. Application deadline: March […]

Make our Planet Great Again – Call for proposals 2018-2019

Launched by France’s President Emmanuel Macron, the Make Our Planet Great Again initiative has met with worldwide enthusiasm, generating expressions of interest from a large number of highly qualified students and researchers. The following calls for proposals are now open. Launched on June 2, 2017 by French president Macron, the “Make Our Planet Great Again” […]

5 new projects funded by the Dumont D’Urville Programme in 2018

Each year, the Dumont d’Urville programme helps to enhance the mobility of researchers between France and New Zealand as well as to develop excellence science and technology exchanges between research laboratories. Since its creation in 2005, more than sixty projects have benefited from it. Five new projects have been selected for 2018-2019. Each year, the […]