HERCULES School at SESAME

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A HERCULES school (Higher European Research Course for Users of Large Experimental Systems) will be organised at SESAME (Allan, Jordan) from 26 October to 7 November 2019.

The two-weeks school will train young researchers on the broad basics, techniques of synchrotron radiation and applications in the fields of Materials Science, Cultural Heritage, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Biomedicine, Structural Biology and Environment.

The school, following the principles of the Hercules school, will include lectures from internationally-recognised experts and tutorials and practicals in small groups (including on SESAME beamlines).

The entire school will be taught in English.

Who can apply ? PhD students, post-doctoral fellows, young researchers (with a PhD) working in Middle East and neighbouring countries, including the SESAME Members.

For participants from the SESAME Members there will be funding from the Open Sesame European project to cover their travel to SESAME, as well as their on-site living expenses

Participants will be selected based on the merits and scientific quality of their application (including CV, motivation and recommendation letters).

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.opensesame-h2020.eu/en/news/hercules-sesame-training-school/

Deadline for application 20 June 2019