Call for applicants for an early careers med tech workshop in China



Apply for an all expenses paid trip to China for a workshop on mental health technologies organised by the Hamlyn Centre.

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) will be holding a Bilateral Workshop on Mental Health Technologies in Jinan China on Sept 7-9 2018. The workshop is being coordinated by Dr Benny Lo of the Institute of Global Health Innovation’s Hamlyn Centre for Robotic Surgery and Dr Yuan Zhang of the University of Jinan, and will have contributions from other leading researchers. 

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Newton Researcher Links programme. We are aiming to provide funding to support up to 17 early career researchers to travel to China and attend this workshop. The application form and a research paper shall be submitted on or before May 31, 2018 (17:00 GMT). 

Details on the workshop and submission can be found here.

Should you have any queries, contact Benny at


Jo Seed

Jo Seed
Institute of Global Health Innovation

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