developing countries

Calling Early Career Gender Researchers: Workshop in Malaysia

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We would like to share with you the opportunity for up to 15 Early Career Researchers (defined as up to 10 years post PhD) each from the UK and Malaysia (up to 40 in total) to participate in a workshop on gender in Malaysia. The new deadline is 27th May.

Those with a background in any of the following are particularly welcome to apply:

• gender, work and organization

• women and empowerment

• gender, law and policy-making

• maternal health

• economic development

• action research

The application form, with more details on the initiative, is accessible via the following link http://www.mdx.ac.uk/our-research/research-groups/diversity-and-gender

Call for Participants – Maternity Protection in Malaysia

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Call for early career researchers (up to 10 year post doctoral) to participate in a British Council funded workshop on Advancing Maternity Protection in Malaysia: Meeting Social Welfare and Business Needs, and Contributing to Economic Development

Improving maternity protection in developing countries is a critical yet much under researched topic. Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council will be holding a workshop on the above theme in Penang, Malaysia, from 27-31 July, 2016. The workshop is being coordinated by Middlesex University and The Centre for Research on Women and Gender (KANITA), University Sains Malaysia, and will also include contributions from other leading researchers. The convenors are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK and Malaysia to apply to participate in this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Researcher Links programme. Click here for application form, with more details on the initiative. Completed applications should be sent to be M Houssart in the UK and Waringin in Malaysia before the deadline of 3pm, UK time/10pm, Malaysian time, on 1 April, 2016.