PhD::SPACE research student Benard Nsamba was awarded a prestigious individual fellowship, attributed by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation, to be hosted at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics (MPA) in Garching, Germany. For details please see the news at IA.
IA has made available for selection 10 topics for a PhD with us, through the La Caixa INPhINIT Fellowships Programme. The 2019 call offers 35 PhD fellowships for early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in excellent research centres.
Please find IA topics at “search for a position“, with the following parameters: GROUP OF DISCIPLINES = Physics + RESEARCH CENTRE = IASTRO.
The 2019 Call has been closed on the 9th of August 2019. This call received 62 applications from candidates in 18 countries. The 5 PhD Fellowships have been proposed for signature of the contract to FCT.
The 2019 Call for Applications closed on the 31st of March 2019. This call received 62 applications for candidates from 18 countries. The Selection Committee was appointed and has initiated the evaluation process (Phase 1).
The PhD Defence of one of the PhD::SPACE fellows, Ana Afonso (2014/B003), took place on the 7th of January 2019. Congratulations to the new PhD::SPACE Doctor!
PhD candidates may also want to explore another option, available at IA, to obtain a FCT PhD fellowship (2019 Call). This corresponds to the national call for individual PhD fellowships that FCT opens every year. For details on how to explore this additional opportunity in IA, please visit the IA announcement for the pre-selection of applications. The deadline is on the 28th of March.