Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
To fund basic research dedicated to a better understanding of risk. The word risk as we understand it is connected to: Phenomena that are perceived -or yet to be perceived-as hazards or threats and wich must be identified and mesured for frequency and impact.
Característiques principals
This call is to fund transdisciplinary research topics adopting either a global perspective or focusing on regional challenges for improving Mental Health. Projects will tackle mental health issues from various angles: incidence and extent, prevention, detection, screening, treatment, monitoring, social attitudes, and psychological support - in the following areas:
  • Addiction - including those related to substances, games, internet and technology
  • Anxiety & panic disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders – especially anorexia, bulimia, food addiction
  • Post-traumatic stress disorders
  • Schizophrenia and psychotic disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress, burnout and other aspects of mental health in the workplace
    Analysis will also be welcome in identifying in what contexts such mental health problems are more likely to occur, such as economic and social status of households (rich/poor; particular ethnic groups), location (rural/urban, depressed or well off areas), developing or developed countries.
  • Lloc de presentació
    El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
    Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
    Carol Barnwell: Ext.: 1670
    Marta López: Ext.: 1576
    Convocatòria (URL)
    Candidates should be of the highest caliber and have demonstrated outstanding research achievements, as evidenced by the usual indicators for assessing academic excellence such as research outputs (e.g. publications), research activities (e.g. organizing networks, being involved in communities) and research impact (e.g. policy report, specific recognition through awards, etc.).
    Candidates must be awarded their PhD before they submit their Expression of Interest, at the latest on May 20th, 2019.
    The research program should demonstrate its scientific originality and innovative nature and have the potential to contribute to a step change in the considered field. It is the responsibility of the institution to demonstrate the relevance of the proposed research topic to the AXA Research Fund.
    Host institutions will be expected to participate in the AXA Fellowship’s general funding with studentships, PhD support and material resources related to the research program. The Institution shall demonstrate this participation in the section dedicated to the budget in the application from.
    The candidate must submit a free standing independent research project involving full-time work for the duration of the fellowship (with an exceptional acceptance of up to 20% time dedicated to teaching).
    125.000€ for the full length of the project
    2 years
    Només els candidats que hagin entregat l'expressió d'interès abans del 5 de maig podran entrar a la selección interna que haurà de realizar el centre.
    Per fer la priorització de candidats caldrà entregar la següent documentació en els terminis següents:
  • Abans del 10 de maig: CV (3 pàgines màxim) + títol projecte (màx 200 caracters) + resum del projecte de recerca (màx 3000 caracters incloent espais)
  • Arxius

    CFP-Mental-Health- Final version - April-2019 (002).pdf