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Psychiatry meets criminology: UK Brazil workshop - Applications now being accepted

 

Applications welcomed for UK-Brazil workshop 28-29 March 2014

 

PSYCHIATRY MEETS CRIMINOLOGY:

TOWARDS A BIO-SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOUR

 

Workshop Aim: This workshop aims to bring together early career psychiatrists, psychologists, and criminologists to develop ideas and collaborations for integrated bio-social research on the development of antisocial behaviour through the life course.

Eligibility: Early career researchers in the UK and Brazil with a PhD and up to 10 years’ postdoctoral experience, involved in bio/social research on antisocial behaviour; with advanced spoken English

Spaces: 20 British and 20 Brazilian early career researchers

Finance: The workshop is free and successful applicants will receive funding for travel and accommodation, funded by the British Council and FAPESP, Brazil.

Dates of workshop: 28-29 March 2014

Location: São Paulo, Brazil.

Language: The workshop will be conducted in English

Deadline for applications: 15 January 2014

This two-day workshop will focus is on career development, network building and development of international collaborations investigating biosocial influences on the development of antisocial behaviour across the life-course. Participants will be expected to present their work either orally or in poster form. The workshop is being coordinated by Dr Joseph Murray (University of Cambridge) and Dr Guilherme Polanczyk (University of São Paulo), and the following leading researchers will be contributing: Professor Manuel Eisner of the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge (UK), Professor Stephanie van Goozen, School of Psychology, Cardiff University (UK), Professor Isabel Bordin, Department of Psychiatry, Federal University of São Paulo (Brazil) and Professor Maria Fernanda Peres, Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (Brazil).

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK and Brazil to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme of the British Council and FAPESP, Brazil. The application form is attached including further details, and should be returned with CV to Dr Murray jm335@cam.ac.uk by British applicants, and to Dr Polanczyk gvp@usp.br by the deadline of 15 January 2014.

Posted on 11/12/2013

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