The ESF supports a limited number of Exploratory Workshops, which allows leading European scientists and scholars to meet to explore novel ideas at the European level with the aim of spearheading new areas of research.
In specific terms, the 2001 call is for workshop proposals on R&D subjects which are novel and preferably interdisciplinary and which concern emerging fields within any of the following areas: chemistry, physics, mathematics, information sciences, fundamental engineering sciences, materials sciences, and technologies research in these areas.
Application details here: www.esf.org/physical/WorkshopCalls/Call2001.htm .
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