Three new INSPIRE Potentials fellows will join MARVEL for their Master's research projects

This was published on August 28, 2019

We are happy to announce that Jigyasa Nigam (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Trivandrum, Kerala, India), Joanna Stoycheva (Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", Bulgaria) and Linnea Mørch Folkmann (University of Copenhagen, Danemark) were granted INSPIRE Potentials – MARVEL Master's Fellowships after the April 2019 call. All three women will join MARVEL labs for a 6-month Master's research project — congratulations!

  • Jigyasa Nigam, from the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) inTrivandrum, Kerala, will join the group of Michele Ceriotti at EPFL from mid-August 2019.
  • Joanna Stoycheva, from the Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", will join the group of Nicola Spaldin at ETHZ from November 2019.
  • Linnea Mørch Folkmann, from the University of Copenhagen, will join the group  of Michele Ceriotti at EPFL from November 2019.

These three students bring the number of fellowships to 24 since the 2016 launch of the initiative, which involves two calls per year. Take the opportunity to discover the testimonials of some of our previous INSPIRE Potentials fellows here .

The INSPIRE Potentials fellowships aim to empower excellent female students to conduct their Master's research project in simulation and modelling in a laboratory belonging to the NCCR MARVEL. They consist of a six-month 12'000 CHF fellowship (+ 500 CHF for travel + separate coverage of tuition fees and medical insurance (for non EU participants)). 

Please note that the next application deadline is 15 October 2019. All the information is available here.

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