I-SITE ULNE will fund 2 chairs to develop the scientific potential of the Lille site.
In order to anchor the chairs in the existing I-SITE arrangements and in the partnerships already established, it is proposed to back the chairs with the international associated laboratories (LAI) or any equivalent arrangement already formalised (in particular the International Research Projects of the national research organisations) of the I-SITE members.
3i cross-border collaborations
I-SITE ULNE is offering financial support to professors/researchers and staff members of its founding member institutions who want to set up or increase their cross-border collaborations by organizing events, seminars, meetings, colloquia, etc. The activities have to be organized in Hauts-de-France region (France), Flanders region (Belgium) or Kent County (United Kingdom) between 1 August 2021 and 31 March 2022. The maximum grant amount is €15,000.
Co-supervised doctorates 2021 – Ghent University
6 co-supervised doctorates with the aim of strenghtening cooperation between I-SITE ULNE and Ghent University.
Four PhD projects will be funded on the French side (via the present call) and two PhD projects on the Belgian side.
Interested applicants may submit a thesis project in any subject field with one or more (co-)promotors from Ghent University. The PhD candidates selected via the present call will be principally attached to the research team of the promotor associated with I-SITE ULNE. Successful candidates must carry out at least six months in the research unit of the Ghent University promotor during the three years of the doctorate. Following a successful doctoral defence, the PhD candidate will obtain a doctoral degree from each institution.
Hub “Cultures, Societies and Practices in Transformation” CHAIR OF EXCELLENCE Call for projects 2021 – 2nd wave
This call aims to welcome researchers with demonstrated excellence in research and a strong international reputation. The invited researcher will be hosted by a Lille SHS research unit. He or she will be involved with a team working on a scientific project that is responds to one of the three challenges of the Hub Cultures, societies and practices in transformation.
The Chair project may sollicit a maximum budget of 120,000 euros, including management costs.Additional funding for a doctoral contract may also be requested, in order to explore an original dimension in relation to the research project developed within the framework of the chair.
Proposals can be submitted in English or French, using the dedicated form.
They must be sent to the generic address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday 15 April 2021 at 12.00pm CET.
Call for projects Application form
Programme for EArly-stage Researchers in Lille (PEARL) – Selection of PhD candidates (2nd wave)
After the selection of 16 research subjects, I-SITE launches the selection of candidates within the framework of its European PEARL doctoral recruitment programme.Following this selection, 14 PhD students will be recruited within the consortium's laboratories from September, 1st 2021. Results
International Research Mobility Grant: Junior Researchers and PhD Students
I-SITE ULNE is offering support to junior researchers (less than 5 years working in the institution) and to PhD students of its founding member institutions who want to carry out an international mobility of minimum 1 month in a foreign university in the framework of their research field. The mobility has to be carried out between April and December 2021 and the maximum grant amount is €2 500. Applications should be sent by email to the following address: email@example.com by March 26, 2021 (11:00 am, Paris Time).