Qmetrix is soliciting innovative proposals from graduate or PhD students for the first annual Qmetrix equipment loan & travel fund grant. Students interested in measuring currents or waves in the ocean, estuary, lake or laboratory are encouraged to apply.
At least one individual award will be made to outstanding graduate or PhD students involved in any discipline of oceanography, ocean engineering or hydrology. Projects geared towards a better understanding of any bio-physical interaction are especially encouraged to apply.
The award recipient will receive a Nortek Aquadopp, Aquadopp Profiler, HR Profiler, AWAC, Vector, Vectrino, ADC, Qliner or SLD for a 3 month deployment as well as € 1.000 to be used for travel to a European Conference to present scientific results from the project.
Award Details:The €1000 grant is intended to be used to cover travel expenses to a European conference to present results from the project. The money will be payable upon abstract acceptance in suitable conference. Student must acknowledge Qmetrix in any presentation and publication resulting from data collected with the Nortek equipment. Data collected with Nortek equipment will be shared with Qmetrix for development and marketing purposes.
The grant is open for graduate or PhD students studying on a University or School in The Netherlands or Belgium. Link to the announcement (in Dutch) is here: http://www.qmetrix.nl/vacatures/16/student_equipment_grant_2008.html
Proposals and inquires should be directed to info@Qmetrix.nl.
All proposals are due by 1 October 2008 and the awards will be issued by 7 November 2008.