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First TASENE awardees announced
Published: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 10:04:39 GMT   Updated: Fri, 31 May 2013 16:53:46 GMT
In order to learn from each other’s approaches to research management and funding Sida, The Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) and The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) have entered into a unique collaborative research programme.

TASENE is a collaborative programme between Tanzanian, Swedish and Dutch research funding institutions, aimed at enhancing scientific excellence and strengthening research collaboration between the collaborating countries, on the basis of equality in research support and research management.

The main objective of the collaboration is to learn from each other's funding approaches and management and encourage more harmonisation and alignment in research funding in the long run, in order to make possible more funding opportunities for recently graduated PhDs.

The programme provides opportunities for post-doctoral researchers for collaborative scientific research that is relevant to the research and university system of Tanzania and that is performed in partnerships with Tanzanian post-docs and post-docs from either Sweden or the Netherlands.

The first awardees of the programme have now been selected, and we are pleased to announce their names and projects here.

Form for midterm progress report for participants in TASENE is available here (Word doc).

 
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