LIVES Best paper award - 2020 edition

LIVES Best paper award - 2020 edition

In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research LIVES encourages scholars at the beginning of their career to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award for Early Scholars. Deadline for the 2020 application: 30 June 2020.

The award was usually delivered during the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) conference taking place in Germany at the University of Potsdam. Due to the COVID-19 situation, there will be no ceremony for this Award this year. However, we kindly ask the winner to send us a selfie with the prize upon reception, which will be sent out by postal mail. We will gladly post your picture on our website.

Send your application and read the participation criteria on our webform

Good luck!

LIVES Call for Research Projects

LIVES Call for Research Projects

The NCCR LIVES "Overcoming vulnerabiliy: Life course perspective" invites advanced researchers to submit a research project proposition with an international collaboration until June 30, 2020.

The funding will start as of January 2021 at the earliest and will finish at the end of 2022 at the latest.

The amount for the funding of this call is 600,000 CHF for 3 projects (200,000 CHF per project). There is possibility to hire a post-doc for this type of project (but not for a PhD student given the short delay).

All details can be found on this webpage: "Call for contributions - LIVES international research project call"

Please do not hesitate to contact us at Lives.scientific@unil.ch for more information.