4th call


The Fourth Call for STSM (Short-Term Scientific Mission)-Applications
The COST network “AQUAGAMETE” is pleased to announce the 4th call for STSM applications. We encourage all potential applicants to consider the objectives of AQUAGAMETE and to apply according to the STSM guidelines (see COST Vademecum).
The deadline for applications is 25th of June 2014.
The applications will be evaluated by the assessment panel until 30th of June 2014. The missions, which are approved for funding in that call, have to be started in the period from 1st of July 2014 to 31st of October 2014.
The following documents are required for a valid application:
1. COST STSM application form submitted via following web site:
2. Project proposal with details on the working plan (free text);
3. Financial request justification;
4. A letter of motivation;
5. A letter of support from the host institution;
6. A short CV including a list of publications and the date of PhD defence (PhD title is not required).
The applications should be submitted to the STSM coordinator (psenicka@frov.jcu.cz) and office of the Chair of COST action Juan F. Asturiano aquagamete@gmail.com.

After completion of the STSM the grantee is required to submit a short scientific report highlighting the main scientific results reached during the visit to the STSM coordinator within 2 weeks after end of the stay including a summary of the results, a few (2-3) representative pictures, an indication of the WG(s) and specific objectives of the Action related with their work. The report should not exceed 300 words text. The report will be published at the AQUAGAMETE website.
Each publication produced with support of a STSM has to acknowledge the support of the COST Action. See acknowledgements text section down.
For more information visit the following web site: https://e-services.cost.eu/stsm

Acknowledgements text
Two versions, short (for posters, i.e.) and long (for papers) are proposed:

Partially funded by……./Person A had a grant from… COST Office (Food and Agriculture COST Action FA1205: AQUAGAMETE).

Partially funded by……./Person A had a grant from… COST Office (Food and Agriculture COST Action FA1205: Assessing and improving the quality of aquatic animal gametes to enhance aquatic resources. The need to harmonize and standardize evolving methodologies, and improve transfer from academia to industry; AQUAGAMETE).

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During this first call of the current Grant Period (the 4th one from the beginning of the Action), 16 stays will be partially granted.

1) David Sánchez Peñaranda
Collage Sanchez Peñaranda

2) Taiju Saito
Collage Saito

3) Ana Leonardo
Collage Ana Leonardo

4) Marta Fernandez Riesco
Collage Marta

5) David Sánchez Peñaranda
Collage Sanchez Peñaranda Noruega

6) Michela Candelma
Collage Candelma

7) Zohar Ibarra
Collage Ibarra

8) Víctor Gallego

9) Sonia Martínez Páramo
Collage Martínez Páramo

10) Elsa Cabrita
Collage Cabrita

11) Ada Gorjan
Collage Gorjan

12) María Carmen Vílchez Olivencia
Collage Vílchez

13) Luz Pérez Igualada
Collage Perez Igualada

14) Juan F. Asturiano Nemesio
Collage Asturiano

15) Ievgeniia Gazo
Collage Gazo

16) Eszter Kása
Collage Kasa