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ICCDU – Travel Bursaries

ICCDU XVI (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
The 16th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilization (ICCDU XVI) will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from the 27th to 30th August 2018.

The conference theme is ‘Sustainability through CO2 Utilization’ and encompasses six topics: Thermal and Catalytic Conversion of CO2 into Fuels and Chemicals; CO2 Conversion by  lectrochemical, Photochemical, Plasma-Induced and other non-Conventional Energy Sources; CO2 Conversion by Biotechnological Routes; CO2 Capture Processes; CO2 as Working Agent; Policies, Regulations, Life Cycle Analysis, Economic, Environmental and Social Aspects of Sustainable CO2 Utilization.

=> The abstract deadline is 4 March 2018. Submission details are here.

 

Travel Bursaries
As for previous years, CO2Chem is offering UK funded travel bursaries to support attendance.  There are five £1000 bursaries available.

Eligibility
In order to be eligible, applicants must:
– work at a UK based research institution
– have submitted an abstract (oral presentation) direct to the ICCDU
– have had it approved
– and have access to adequate matching funds*

* total cost, including registration, travel from the UK, accommodation and subsistence, is estimated to be around £2000. The CO2Chem travel bursary provides up to £1000 only.

 

To apply, please send us:
(1) Your application via this online form 
(2) A copy of your submitted abstract by email
(3) A copy of its acceptance from ICCDU by email

Send emails to rob@co2chem.com.

Please complete/send items (1) and (2) as soon as possible, and item (3) soon after the decisions are communicated (likley to be 11th April).

=>The deadline for receiving all three items is 5.00 pm 28th April.

 

Awards
The CO2Chem management group will review the applications and make awards based on a combination of quality of abstract, interest/relevance of the field , geographic balance, and balance of career stage. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible. This is likely to be mid-May.