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18–19 April 2018
Call for applications

TWAS/BioVisionAlexandria.NXT 2018 will be the fifth BioVisionAlexandira.NXT to be organized in Alexandria, Egypt. The event will be held under the theme “Science Diplomacy: Voices of the South”. It intends to explore the importance of science diplomacy to the young scientists in the developing world.

The event will be held on 18–19April 2018, where TWAS/BVA.NXT 2018 participants will be offered the opportunity to meet policy makers, experts, academics and young promising scientists from the South to provide them with the needed skills to build their own capacities and help them in the advancement of their developing countries.

Best young scientists will have the opportunity to present their innovative ideas and their impact on the development of societies in the event. Furthermore, they will be invited to participate in BioVisionAlexandria 2018 Conference (20–22 April 2018, Bibliotheca Alexandrina).

Priority will be offered to the best innovative research, and to research papers that foster science diplomacy efforts.

Deadline for applications: 1 January 2018.

Criteria of Application:

  • Applicants should not be older than 35 years of age (by 1 January 2018).
  • Applicants should be Master’s, PhD students, or Postdoctoral scholars working in the field of life sciences.
  • Applicants should have innovative research papers.

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