Research grant

Call for proposals!

Are you currently doing, or have you done, research in criticality – as a student, academic, professional or out of personal interest? IRTC is awarding research grants of 500 Euro for papers on criticality, with focus on topics such as: the definition of criticality, its application and broader implications for the economy and global development, as well as technical aspects of criticality measurement.
Winners will be invited to present the results of their work at the IRTC Roundtable meetings, with a panel of criticality experts from relevant universities and institutes in Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia – a great opportunity to meet and enter discussions with the leading experts in the field!

Interested? Submit a 1 page proposal stating the following:

  • Context of your research
  • Research question
  • Deliverables/next steps
  • Why this proposal should be funded by IRTC

Email your proposals to Tanya Tsui.

Important dates:

  • Sept 24, 2018 Deadline for proposal submission
  • Oct 1, 2018 Announcement of winners (through email)
  • Oct 9, 2018 Skype presentation to IRTC Roundtable meeting at the EcoBalance conference, Tokyo