Save the date: the next Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) event will take place in Italy on 18 and 19 November!

 
Where and when? The EU 2014 Conference on the “Empowerment of the Next Generation of Researchers – Promoting talents, spreading excellence” (ENGRes2014) will take place on 18 and 19 November 2014 in Trento, Italy.

Who’s behind it? Part-funded by the European Commission, the conference is organised by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, in collaboration with the Autonomous Province of Trento, under the auspices of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

What is it about? With “Empowerment of the Next Generation of Researchers – Promoting talents, spreading excellence” as the conference theme, the event will focus on skills, mobility and gender balance, but also on researcher training, recruitment and career development.

Which themes will workshops address? The workshops will cover the following:
  • Training and supporting researchers in a changing world;
  • Multi–sector career paths: promoting and assessing professional development;
  • Attractive working and social security conditions in Europe for ANY talented researcher;
  • A win-win collaboration between academia and beyond;
  • Towards an open labour market for empowered researchers.
What about the MSCA prize ceremony? The second edition of the MSCA prize ceremony will take place on 18 November and will be followed by a press conference. The three award categories are:
  • Promising research talents;
  • Communicating science;
  • Nurturing research talent.
 
More information on ENGRes 2014
http://www.msca2014.eu/
More information on the MSCA prize ceremony
http://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/news-events/news/2014/20140718-msca-prizes_en.htm