Call for Awards and Grants to attend PAAMS 2015 and its associated events

-- 40 Awards / Grants --

The BISITE research group (http://bisite.usal.es) of the University of Salamanca, organiser of PAAMS 2015, offers 40 grants/awards to facilitate the attendance to doctoral and young doctors both to the event itself (including Workshops and Special Sessions) and to the parallel collocated events.

Call Rules

  1. Number: 40 grants/awards are offered.
  2. Amount: the funds will cover accommodation from 2nd June to 5th June 2015 (check-in 2nd June and check-out 5th June). The accommodation will be in a residence or hotel. Each grant recipient shall receive a diploma.
  3. Accommodation address: To be defined
  4. Making the grant/award request: Send an e-mail to paams@usal.es with the following information:
    1. Subject: GRANT PAAMS 2015
    2. text Body: First name, Last name, Affiliation, indicate whether you are a doctor or doctoral student.
    3. Attach a PDF file with the following information:
      1. Last name
      2. First Name
      3. National Identity Number (or passport)
      4. Postal address, including Post Code, Telephone (mobile if possible), email and URL.
      5. University / Centre
      6. Research group
      7. Thesis director
      8. Thesis title (presented or in – tentative – development)
      9. Titles and authors of articles sent to PAAMS 2015 (including Workshops and Special Sessions - Please indicate the name of the Workshop/Special Session for each article)
      10. Titles of articles accepted by PAAMS 2015 (including Workshops and Special Sessions - Please indicate the name of the Workshop/Special Session for each article).
      11. Titles and authors of articles sent to the collocated events (DCAI'15, ISAMI'15, PACBB'15, ebTel'15 - Please indicate the name of the Colocated Event for each article)
      12. Titles of articles accepted by the collocated events (DCAI'15, ISAMI'15, PACBB'15, ebTel'15 - Please indicate the name of the Colocated Event for each article)
      13. Other information. Include information considered relevant for supporting the grant/award request in terms of evaluation criteria described in Section 7
    4. Dates: The requests must be submitted between the 16th and the 22nd March 2015. Applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of the request. On the 27th March 2015 applicants will be informed of the results of their request.
  5. Evaluation Panel: The evaluation will be carried out by members of the BISITE research group of the University of Salamanca.
  6. Requirements: Applicants should be registered for the PAAMS 2015 event in which they have publications accepted.
  7. Evaluation Criteria:
    1. The quality of the contribution/s shall be taken into account and, as such, the evaluation of the article reviewers shall be used for assessment purposes.
    2. Every attempt shall be made to distribute the grants/awards evenly among institutions.
    3. 25% of the grants/awards shall be reserved for those research groups with a high number of presentations both in PAAMS 2015 (including Workshops and Special Sessions) and the collocated events.
    4. 25% of the grants will be reserved for doctoral students with works of high quality and who belong to research groups with limited funding.
  8. More information: http://www.paams.net