Distinguished Lorentz Fellowships of The NIAS-Lorentz Program
What is a Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship?
A Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship consists of:
- A fellowship at NIAS for 5 to 10 months between September and June. It includes a personal study, research facilities and, if applicable, accommodation or travel expenses.
- A teaching duties replacement fund of up to €3,800 for each fellowship month spent at NIAS.
- A workshop at the Lorentz Center on the fellowship topic, with full organizational support and a budget of €20,000.
- A personal prize of €10,000.
How to nominate
- The nomination letter signed by the nominator.
- Title of the intended DLF research project.
- Brief description of the intended DLF research project (max. 1 page) that bridges the divide between the humanities and/or social sciences and the natural and/or technological sciences. The description should be explicit on how the research project will encourage research at the cutting-edge of these different scientific areas and describe the possible societal impact as well as plans for one or more publications.
- Brief outline of the NIAS-Lorentz workshop related to the fellowship topic (max. 2 pages)
- Curriculum Vitae of the nominee (max. 3 pages).
- Short list of the nominee’s most important publications (max. 10 publications).
Evaluation criteria include:
- The nominee is an outstanding scientist with an excellent academic track record.
- The nominee has the capacity to bring together researchers from necessary disciplines.
- The topic is firmly embedded within the Dutch scientific community.
- The topic is clearly interdisciplinary and brings together perspectives from the humanities and/or social sciences with the natural and/or technological sciences.
- The interdisciplinary approach will contribute to achieving the research goals.
- The topic has the potential to produce exciting advances at the interface of scientific fields.
- The topic is relevant to current societal issues.
- The topic will broaden the scope of the NIAS-Lorentz Program.
- The quality of topic and researcher will attract wider interest.
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