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AuthorAID Awards 10 Travel Grants

By Barbara Gastel | Aug. 9, 2015

We at AuthorAID are pleased to announce the newest recipients of AuthorAID travel grants. These grants give researchers funding to attend conferences for which they have had presentations accepted.

The recipients are as follows:

  • Ibitolu Henry Adenyi, Onidex Geospatial Solutions, Nigeria, to attend the 66th International Astronautical Congress
  • Achora Janet Cox, African Conservation Tillage Network, Kenya, to attend the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society
  • Mohammed Fatur Mohammed Fatur, University of Bahri, Sudan, to attend the XXIII International Grassland Congress
  • Anu Gupta, Seth Jai Prakash Mukand Lal Institute of Engineering and Technology, India, to attend the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting
  • Sajanee Ganga Gunadasa Hene Kapuralalage, Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka, to attend Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth
  • Irene Gacheri Mageto, Kenya Methodist University, to attend the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice
  • Richard Ntakirutimana, African Initiative for Mankind Progress Organization, Rwanda, to attend the conference “The Politics of Memory: Victimization, Violence and Contested Narratives of the Past”
  • Karamoko Tounkara, GAIA Vaccine Foundation, Mali, to attend HPV 2015: 30th International Papillomavirus Conference
  • Asma Ul Hosna, Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, Bangladesh, to attend the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015
  • Linus Leslie Chesoli Wekesa, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, to attend the XIV World Forestry Congress

AuthorAID received exceptionally many applications for the current travel grants. Many of the applications were very good. Thus, competition was especially strong.

We congratulate the recipients, and we commend all the applicants for their initiative. We also encourage all applicants to continue seeking grants to support their work.

Until the next post—

Barbara

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