These AXA Awards aim at supporting promising mid-career researchers between PhD + 6 years1 and PhD + 10 years maximum2 on a priority topic for society. The support of the AXA Research Fund should be transformative for the researcher and the advancement of their field. Duration This exceptional AXA grant is awarded for a period between 12 and 24 months. Longer durations are not a priori excluded but should be precisely justified and should not exceed 36 months in total. Projects selected for funding are expected to start between July and November 2020. Early results should be given in the following 12 months.
Institutions can present only one candidate per Institution’s department (meaning from the same Institution, one candidate can be put forward by the department of economics, biology…) If 2 candidates or more are put forward by the same Institution’s department, all candidates from the department will be dismissed.
Application process Step 1 – Applications: Research project template available in appendix To apply for the AXA grant, academic institutions must send their candidates applications by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org before May 7th, 2020 4PM Paris time. • Email subject: “AXA RF – COVID-19 Call for proposals – [INSTITUTION NAME]” • Applications must be sent in one PDF document (10 pages maximum, cover page and CV included) • Application must respect the template in appendix. Other formats will not be considered. Applicants must provide the following elements: About the researcher: o Researcher’s name o PhD defense date o Resume (2 pages maximum) About the research project: o Project title o Summary: 300 words maximum. Avoid technical jargon o 5 key words regarding the program o Research programme’s description 6 o Budget (1/2 page) o List of 5 relevant publications Impact of the project o Relevance to main risk / insurance business o Impact on society Step 2 –Scientific assessment The scientific assessment will be organized internally by the researchers from the AXA Research Fund community. No external expertise will be requested. Step 3 – Selection & results publication The Scientific Board of the AXA Research Fund selects to fund applications based on strength of the scientific case, the potential of the project, candidate profile and of the institution and overall impact. The AXA Research Fund informs the candidates of the decisions by email. Results will also be made available on the AXA Research Fund’s website (http:// www.axa-research.org/) The Scientific Board’s decision is final and cannot be appealed. It can neither be disputed nor subject to explanations or justifications.
Fecha límite interna IIS Aragón: 4 de mayo. Enviar las propuestas a email@example.com
Deadline: May 7th 2020 4PM Paris time P