FYSSEN Foundation: Research Grants

Fondation Fyssen / Fyssen Foundation


Grant amount: €15,000 - €35,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 25, 2018 3:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Faculty Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: France

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Age restriction: No more than 40 years of age

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Overview:

Research grants are intended to support either French or foreign post-doctoral researchers, maximum age 35 years for the biological sciences and 40 years in the human sciences, on closing date.


Rather already position’s holder, they will independently work establishing a research team to achieve a collective scientific project in a laboratory in France. This project needs to keep the Foundation’s goals. Researchers can also develop their project in a different laboratory from the one they obtained their doctorate (Ph.D.) or the one where they are working at present.

  • Social Anthropology
    • Cognitive aspects of the representation of both natural and cultural environments. An analysis of their construction principles and transfer mechanisms.
    • An analysis of the forms of social organization and their technological systems (knowledge, know-how, transfer mechanisms).
  • Ethology – Psychology
    • Nature and development of the cognitive processes in man and animals, both ontogenetic and phylogenetic.
  • Human paleontology – Archaeology
    • Origin and evolution of the human brain and human artefacts.
  • Neurobiology
    • Neurobiological bases of cognitive processes, their embryonic and post-natal development, and their elementary mechanisms.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Research grants are intended to support either French or foreign post-doctoral researchers, maximum age 35 years for the biological sciences and  40 years  in the human sciences, on closing date.
  • Researchers can also develop their project in a different laboratory from the one they obtained their doctorate (Ph.D.) or the one where they are working at present.
  • The research grant intends to cover equipment purchase, budgets dedicated to missions, participations in colloquiums, publications expenses, for the expenses relative to the intervention of specialized persons.