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WALLONIA-Brussels International Excellence Grants

To keep step with the growing demand for mobility and globalisation, Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI) has set up an excellence grant programme.

The programme awards:
1. Doctoral grants of a minimum duration of 1 year, renewable up to a maximum of three times.
2. Postdoctoral grants of a minimum duration of 1 year, renewable only once.
3. Short doctoral or postdoctoral research grants (of between 1 and 3 months). These are designed to fund research programmes exclusively within the university framework.

PhD Summer Schools at the University of Udine

The Doctorate schools of University of Udine, University of Trieste and SISSA, with the contribution of Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia jointly organize a 3 year cycle of Summer schools for PhD students in the areas of Nanotechnology, Biomedicine, and Bioinformatics.

Participation to the schools is open to all PhD students and free of charge for all PhD students of Regione FVG.
The 2012 Edition of the schools will take place in Udine.

Cognitive Modules & Interfaces

"Cognitive Modules & Interfaces" 
September 18th-19th, 2012

Different fields of cognitive sciences - language acquisition, music, mathematics, reasoning, animal communication, pragmatics and social cognition - and their interactions, as well as neuroscience will be the topics of this workshop.



LUCA BONATTI // ICREA and Pompeu Fabra Uni. Barcelona - Spain
At the origin of human rationality: infants' reasoning about future events