25 Feb '11, 1pm

New award to develop young scientists

SINGAPORE: A new award will be given to junior scientists to help strengthen the development of clinician scientists in Singapore. The National Medical Research Council has announced the Transition Award for junior scientists to receive funding support for clinical research. It's designed to support budding clinician scientists who are just starting out in their research careers. The Transition Award will provide up to three years of mentored research funding to successful candidates. The council said mentored research is an important aspect of the award to enable junior clinician scientist to learn from more experienced clinician scientists. Singapore has set a target to double the number of clinician scientists from 80 to 160 over the next five years.

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