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BRITISH COUNCIL NEWTON FUND RESEARCHER LINKS WORKSHOP

M2B (Maximising Migration Benefits): 
Indonesian Migrant Workers from Security to Development
 
 
PLACE:         Jakarta
DATE:          24 to 26 August 2016
 
Call for Papers and Posters
 
As successful workshop grant applicants, Universitas Indonesia and SOAS, University of London are inviting applications from early career researchers to participate in a workshop by way of a paper or poster presentation. Researchers from the Universitas Indonesia and SOAS are also invited to apply although funded places for such researchers is limited by the terms of the grant. 
 
The M2B Workshop is an exciting opportunity for researchers interested in impact-led, development directed research in collaboration with stakeholders from migrant workers’ groups, NGOs, trade unions and government. 
                    The British Council will cover funded participants’ attendance at the workshop including: travel (for researchers from the UK this means international and local travel; for researchers from Indonesia this means domestic and local travel), travel and medical insurance, accommodation and meals. Participants are responsible for obtaining the appropriate visa to enter Indonesia. Participants must arrange for adequate travel and medical insurance cover. The British Council accepts no responsibility for any problems which may occur when the participants are in-country.
 
APPLYING TO PARTICIPATE IN M2B WORKSHOP
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applications must be submitted using the Researcher Link Application Form
  • Applications must be submitted by email to m2bui_2016@ui.ac.id by the deadline of 8 April 2016, Greenwich Mean Time 23:59 hours.  
  • Applicants must be early career researchers: ‘early career researchers’ is defined as researchers holding a PhD (or having equivalent research experience) and having no more than 10 years post-PhD research experience (with allowances made for career breaks). They are equivalent to the ‘Recognised Researcher’ and sometimes equivalent also to the ‘Experienced Researcher’ categories in the EU framework for researchers’ careers  . 
  • Participants must hold a research or academic position (either a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc) at a recognised research institution either in the UK or in Indonesia.
Quality Assessment: Applications will be assessed in accordance with
  • Experience and relevance of the applicant’s research area to the workshop
  • Motivation and contribution to the aims of the workshop
  • Description of the long term impact expected through participation in the workshop
  • Ability of the participant to build longer term research links from M2B Workshop
  • Ability to disseminate workshop’s outcomes 
Selection Procedure: 
  • Eligibility check
  • Quality assessment
Notification of results: 
Applicants will be notified by email at least 2 months prior to the workshop. 
Funded applicants will be asked to send their full paper or poster by 25 July 2016.  Paper and poster titles and abstracts of funded applicants will be uploaded onto the workshop website as early as possible to facilitate collaboration. 
 
Equal Opportunities
The British Council is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in all its activities and this includes the avoidance of any bias in the assessment of applications due to gender, disability, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or religious belief.  Participants’ selection undertaken by workshop organisers must not contravene this policy.  Extra support to enable participation of early career researchers with special needs will be given. 
Please see the this link for detail on British Council policies that relate to your work-adherence to these policies are British Council Requirements