May 6, 2019, by Lisa Chin

Call for Applications: International Research Collaboration Award 2019

This is posted on behalf of Dr Tissa Chandesa, Research Training Development Manager.

The International Research Collaboration Award is a competitive award to a funded visit, of up to two months duration, with a maximum of MYR 15,000, at a host organisation anywhere in the world that may act as a collaborator for a research project. The host organisation can be any type of organisation (i.e. a university, a research institute, a business, a government department, a charity, a non-governmental organisation). There is no minimum stay duration and all or a small portion of the project may be visiting your host, with the remainder a virtual collaboration.

Graduate School is offering two doctoral training awards to promote mobility by undertaking a research visit to a leading international research institution.


The purpose of the award is to:

  1. Establish a new contact or strengthen an existing research collaboration with an international partner
  2. Gain new skills or competencies commensurate with being a successful global researcher
  3. Deepen your understanding of research in an international arena.


You must:

  1. Be a registered PhD student (either full time or part time) at University of Nottingham Malaysia
  2. Passed your 1st year annual review
  3. Not yet entered your thesis pending period

The award cannot be used to fund conference attendance or to complete of existing fieldwork/data collection which is integral to the successful completion of a doctoral thesis or currently funded research project.

Important Information

Submission deadline is 6 June 2019, and the funding must be spent by 15 November 2019 with submission of receipts.

Applicant guidance, form and further information can be found here:

Applications much be submitted through Moodle at:

Should you have any inquiries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me for further clarification.

All the best!

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