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Fellowship in public health research

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The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, have launched a fellowship: Public Health Research Initiative (PHRI) to advance research in areas of public health importance that have the potential of transforming public health in India. Meant to encourage young researchers who are looking to build a career in public health, the fellowships are open to Indian nationals across the country. PHRI will enable young Indian researchers to carry out clearly defined research projects at a place of their choice, up to a period of 36 months. The estimated amount of the available research grant is limited to Rs. 30 lakh per fellowship. The duration of the grant will not exceed three years.

The aim of the PHRI collaboration is to strengthen and expand the knowledge base of Indian public health research and education, help build a fleet of young researchers with the potential of emerging as leaders in public health who will contribute to evidence-generation through research in key areas. Those with a postgraduate degree from an accredited institution in any domain related to public health, including medical and non-medical sciences, nutrition, physiotherapy, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, social sciences, law and the humanities, are eligible to apply. It would be desirable if the applicant has a doctoral degree. (Applicants related to Biomedicine, Biophysics and Biochemistry are excluded from PHRI fellowships) Online application forms are available at >www.phfi.org Application deadline: August 15.

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