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2019-07-11

Mobility and Access in Sub-Saharan African Cities, Call for Exploratory Comparative Research Projects - Open until 15 October, 2019

VREF invites sub-Saharan university-based researchers to submit project proposals on the below described thema. Deadline for submission of applications is 15 October 2019.

CALL FOR EXPLORATORY COMPARATIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS

VREF has recently launched a new initiative for funding research and education on Mobility and Access in African Cities (MAC). The objective of the MAC program is to increase knowledge and research capacity on issues related to sustainable and equitable mobility and access in Africa. The program is geographically focused on sub-Saharan Africa and will be carried out 2019-2024, see also: Mobility and Access, The MAC Programme.

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 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2019

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

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