IEEE eScience 2018 is a four-day conference that brings together leading international researchers and offers a platform for digital technologies to advance research - from the humanities to the physical sciences.
Some academic disciplines are well advanced in exploiting digital technologies, while others are just scratching the surface.
The aim of this conference is cross-fertilization across academic disciplines, to advance academic research by fully exploiting the use of digital technologies.
The programme features workshops and tutorials and, next to plenary keynote talks, special sessions on:
The IEEE eScience 2018 conference wishes to increase diversity of attendants across many dimensions, including gender, geographic region, and career stage. People from underrepresented groups and geographies are encouraged to apply.
The grants are sponsored by the Moore Foundation, WMO and Philips:
Support is given for both travel to, and attendance in the conference. The deadline for applying for these grants is 15 August 2018, 23.59 CEST.
The maximum level of support per applicant is 2,000 euro. The decision about support will be made within 15 days after the application deadline and the exact number of support is determined by the evaluation committee that consists of the Supervisory Committee.
Applicants are required to attend and present at least a poster at the conference.
Who is eligible? Current PhD students or researchers who received their PhD less than 4 years ago. The applicant should work at the interface of digital technologies and research applications.
The support is only granted: ​
An application must contain:
The complete application should be submitted via the special form . The decision about support will be made within 15 days after the application deadline. The time of application in relation to the deadline has no influence on the evaluation outcome. The applications will be evaluated by the Supervisory Committee of the conference.
The following evaluation criteria and ranking will be apply: