About FRRC Contests

FAIR-Russia Research Centre holds yearly contests for young scientists. These contests are aimed to provide financial and scientific support for students, PhD students and young PhDs from leading Russian universities and scientific centers who participate in implementation of the scientific and technical program of FAIR project in different fields of fundamental and applied science and modern technologies including financing of the young scientists’ business trip. Currently FRRC has 3 different contests – Contest in the scope of “FAIR-Russia Research Centre Student scientific and educational program”, Contest among young scientists (master students, PhD students and PhDs) and Contest among young FAIR groups’ leaders.

The Contest in the scope of “FAIR-Russia Research Centre Student scientific and educational program” is aimed to introduce students into the activities of the main FAIR scientific groups and carry out research work under the supervision of leading scientists. Students of 3-5 grades of FAIR-partners institutions from Moscow and its suburbs can take part in the program. Scientific and educational program includes the course of lectures given by FAIR-related scientists and working on the scientific and research project which is to be defended in the end of the program. During the program the participants are paid a stipend.

The Contest among young scientists is held annually and is aimed to support students, PhD students and PhDs who carry out research in scientific centers of the Russian Federation under the guidance of Russian and/or European partners. The young scientists who are chosen as the result of the Contest carry out scientific and research work and provide scientific report on the completed work in the end of the year.

Rosatom-Helmholtz program “Young FAIR groups’ leaders” is aimed to strengthen Russian participation in the FAIR project by supporting young Russian scientists as leaders in works on FAIR work packages in all areas of FAIR research projects. The research groups is headed by a leader who is responsible for coordination and implementation of the research work on working packages; the leader is also responsible for the report on the group’s project. provide sufficient level of skill, equipment and manpower capabilities necessary to work on the defined research project. Scientists chosen as the result of the Contest should create a research group of 1-2 master students and 1-2 PhD students.