Call for the online 2020 ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Research Summer School


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ESA’s Instruction Office and the European Reduced Gravity Investigation Affiliation (ELGRA) are joining hands all over again to organise the fifth version of the ESA/ELGRA Gravity-Related Investigation Summer Faculty, which will be organised on the net from 22 June to 3 July 2020.  

This exciting Summer Faculty offers an overview of the latest study under microgravity and hypergravity disorders in Lifetime and Actual physical Sciences and points out the desire and rewards of carrying out study and technologies demonstrations at unique gravity levels. 

Because of to the latest Covid-19 predicament, ESA and ELGRA have made the decision to change this year’s version to an on the net summertime faculty. Around 10 days, thirty university college students will attend stimulating lectures and do the job in modest groups to devise concepts for prospective experiments. These long run experts and engineers will realize the choices in study reports and careers in the European space sector.

The trainers are gurus from throughout Europe and portion of ESA and/or ELGRA, freely sharing their expertise and know-how with the college students, together with their day-to-day do the job and study expertise in biology, human physiology, physics and engineering. 

On completion of the teaching study course college students will be evaluated by means of a group undertaking and will get a certificate of participation and a study course transcript, allowing for them to request ECTS credit(s) from their respective universities.

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Who can use?

Pro sharing her expertise on gravity-connected study

In get to take part, college students need to fulfil the pursuing conditions at the time of application: 

  • be aged in between 18 and 32
  • be a citizen of an ESA Member State, Canada or Slovenia
  • be enrolled as a entire-time BSc (commencing from 2nd 12 months) or MSc scholar in a university (not graduating right before the summertime faculty) 
  • be studying an engineering or scientific topic
  • have under no circumstances taken portion in any gravity-connected study action and under no circumstances been sponsored by ESA’s Instruction Office or ELGRA.

How to use?

Pupils acquiring valuable information from the gurus
  • Full the application form
  • Add a inspiration letter (PDF, most 1 site, no visuals)
  • Add a CV (Europass structure, PDF, most 2 internet pages)
  • Add a formal advice letter (PDF, most 1 site, together with signature, no visuals) from a university professor or educational supervisor of latest university (if not feasible due to latest confinement predicament in your state make sure you check with a university professor or an educational supervisor to ship a advice electronic mail to [email protected])
  • Add a copy of educational data (PDF).

All responses and paperwork should be in English (other than educational data if not obtainable).  

The deadline for programs is 18 May 2020, 23:59 pm CEST.

For further details, make sure you make contact with [email protected].

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