Mentor4Research has set a new record. Applications for the coming 10th anniversary round of 2015 increased by 50% over last year reaching almost 150. Uppsala is in top with over 30 applications followed by Stockholm University close to 30 applications.
"We are now having a hectic schedule interviewing researchers. In addition to the record number of applicants, we are also pleased with the high quality. It will be a challenge selecting the about 70 researchers who will be accepted to Mentor4Research 2015" says Anders Gezelius, National Programme Manager for Mentor4Research.
After the selection of researchers starts the challenge of recruiting about 70 hand picked mentors in a short time. The next round starts officially with Regional Kick-Off meetings taking place January 29 in Gothenburg, February 3 in Stockholm, February 10 in Uppsala and February 12 in Linköping. Mentor4Research 2015 concludes with the traditional Final Conference taking place November 12 at IVA.