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FELLOWSHIPS: 'The Turing Centenary Research Project'
The Turing Centenary Research Project: MIND, MECHANISM AND MATHEMATICS
Turing Centenary Research Fellowship and Scholar Competition An important part of the Turing Centenary celebrations will be the Turing Centenary Fellowship Competition, funded by the John Templeton Foundation. The intention is to support the research of eight young researchers, over 3 years, commencing in July 2012. For more details see: http://www.mathcomp.leeds.ac.uk/turing2012/give-page.php?408 The competition is organised in conjunction with the major Turing Centenary Conference to be held June 22-25, 2012, at the Manchester City Hall and the University of Manchester, funded by the JTF as part of the same project, and organised by Professors Andrei Voronkov and Matthias Baaz. The research fellowship prize programme will offer, over 3 years: . three 'young scholar' fellowships of £45,000 . five post-doctoral fellowships of £75,000 The judging of the competion will be carried out by a Board of Jurors, chaired by Professor S Barry Cooper of the University of Leeds. The jury will be composed of twelve internationally renowned researchers, three for each of the four Turing related research themes (as described at the webpage). The provisional deadline for the submission of proposals is December 16, 2011. The award winners will be duly honoured on the June 23, 2012 centenary of Turing's birth, during the Manchester conference. Further details, including the fellowships' provisional timeline, can be found at: http://www.mathcomp.leeds.ac.uk/turing2012/give-page.php?408 The submission process will be via the competion EasyChair webpage, which will be online later in April, 2011. The opening of the submission page will be notified via a formal Call for proposals giving further details of the application process. S Barry Cooper Chair, Board of Jurors