3 new projects selected for the Dumont d’Urville programme 2019-2020 [fr]

Dumont d’Urville is the Hubert Curien Partnership which finances the mobility of researchers between France and New Zealand. Three new projects have been selected and will benefit from funding supporting scientific exchanges between the two countries for 2019-2020.

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The Dumont d’Urville program is funded in France by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE) and the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation (MESRI). The program is co-funded in New Zealand by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand in the Catalyst / Seeding category.

As announced during the July 2018 call for applications, the amount granted per project is now up to 20,000 euros (about 33 000 NZD) for the French applicant and 80,000 NZD maximum for the New Zealand applicant.

Three new projects have been selected and will benefit from funding supporting scientific exchanges between the two countries for 2019-2020:

Project titleFieldFrench groupNew Zealand groupFrench Principal InvestigatorNew Zealand Principal Investigator
Metal Organic Framework/Enzyme Electrodes for Bioenergy Chemistry Département de Chimie Moléculaire - UMR5250 Institute of Fundamental Sciences, Massey University Gross Telfer
Predicting the correct ground states for superheavy elements beyond nuclear charge 120 Physics Laboratoire Kastler Brossel The New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, Massey University Auckland Indelicato Schwerdtfeger
POLANNs Physics Laboratoire de Physique des Interfaces et des Couches Minces School of Engineering and Computer Science, Victoria University of Wellington Novikova Doronin

In addition, five new projects were selected in 2018 and will be supported until late 2019.

Dernière modification : 27/02/2019

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