Network Representative on Council
Current Call Deadline: 15 May 2018
In January 2015 EERA Council decided to review and develop its publication policy. In order to include Networks in this process of exploration and to investigate in what fields new publishing options may be promising, EERA opens a new funding line. Networks or groups of Networks which are interested in exploring journal publishing options may apply for a Feasibility Study on Network-Related Publications.
Feasibility Study on Network-Related Publications will normally include:
Principles for Network-Related Publications Schools
Initiator - EERA Network (endorsed by the Link Convenor)
Diversity - All applications should normally demonstrate how at least three European countries participate.
Capacity building - All applications should address issue of capacity building (Next Generation of Emerging Researchers and researchers in low GDP countries)
Partnerships - No co-funding or partnership is needed.
Administration - All administration of the project is to be taken care of by the applicant. Please note that the EERA Office will not be in a position to provide administrative support for this activity but will be able to offer advice on procedural issues.
Budget - A maximum sum per project is 1500 Euros.
EERA does not cover
How to apply
Networks who plan to apply funding for network-related publications should submit an application on the following proforma (add link to template).
It is recommended to consult Networks’ Representative on Council (add link) for initial feedback before submitting an application.
The same project will not be funded more than one time.
EERA Officers will examine applications ensuring that all requests are within budget.
Reviewing of the application
1. EERA Executive Group reviews an application
a. If the application does not have potential and/or fit to the scope of funding EERA Executive Group rejects it.
b. If the application has potential and fit to the scope of funding EERA Executive Group gives feedback to further develop the application and asks for a resubmission (if needed).
2. Once all the criteria are met EERA Executive Group accepts the application (typically an application is discussed in two executive meetings)
3. Accepted application is endorsed by the EERA Council.