[Coral-List] Research grants available/French Polynesia

Thierry LISON DE LOMA thierry.lison at mail.pf
Wed Feb 17 20:24:56 EST 2010

> De : Thierry Lison de Loma <thierry.lison at criobe.pf>
> Date : 16 février 2010 12:08:07 HST
> À : coral-list at coral.aoml.noaa.gov
> Objet : Research Grants available for French Polynesia
> Dear listers,
> the Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs (IRCP) based in Moorea (www.ircp.pf 
> ), French Polynesia, is pleased to announce the availability of 4  
> research grants for young PhD and/or Postdoc students (or degrees of  
> similar level) to work on coral reefs in French Polynesia. Fields of  
> study range from biological to human sciences.
> Grants descriptions are available at:
> http://www.ircp.pf/bourses.html
> Please feel free to pass this information on to colleagues, or  
> connected lists with similar topics/interests.
> Best regards,
> Thierry.
> In the context of a Donation funding from Robert WAN - Tahiti Perles  
> group benefiting the Institute for Pacific Coral Reefs (IRCP), four  
> grants are available to young scientists (< 35 yrs) of French  
> nationality or foreigners for scientific projects to be part of PhD,  
> Postdoc or degrees of similar levels. Research projects will deal  
> with coral reefs or lagoons of French Polynesia.
> Four candidates will be selected each year, in June, by an IRCP  
> scientific committee. Two candidates will be chosen by this  
> committee while the two remaining candidates will be chosen by the  
> Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) from a preselection list  
> established by the IRCP. One of the candidates, at least, will be a  
> South Pacific Island States national, in order to promote training  
> for scientific research in these countries.
> Grants of 4500 € (euros) will cover travel expenses to and from  
> French Polynesia, accommodation and research costs.
> Selection results will be notified before June 30th. Selected  
> candidates will perform their respective projects in no more than 12  
> months, following the grant notification. A preliminary report will  
> be written in the month following the end of field work. A final  
> report, including at least one publication project in a peer  
> reviewed scientific journal of good standard, will be provided by  
> the successful candidate in the following year. The grant will be  
> mentioned in reports and publications under the name ‘IRCP – Tahiti  
> Perles’.
> Successful candidates will have their names and corresponding  
> research projects communicated to the media. Research field work  
> will also be covered by the media, when in French Polynesia.
> The EPHE (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes - mother administration  
> of the IRCP) and Tahiti Perles will also seek media coverage in the  
> context of the attributed grants, in French Polynesia, France or any  
> other foreign country.
> Applications will include a CV (3 pages max), a research project (5  
> pages max), a financial appendix (including estimated expenses - 1  
> page max).
> Please send applications prior to April 30th to: admin at ircp.pf
> Thierry Lison de Loma, PhD
> Responsable Administratif IRCP (Institut des Récifs Coralliens du  
> Pacifique)
> CRIOBE (Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de  
> l'Environnement) - USR 3278 CNRS-EPHE
> BP 1013 PAPETOAI 98729
> Ph: (+689) 561345 / 737002 (Cell)

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