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Frontiers of Chemical Research in Tarragona, Spain

Date: From Monday 24 February 2020 to Friday 28 February 2020
Venue: Tarragona, Spain

GoGlobal Fund: £325
Apply by: 5 November 2019

The trip intends to provide you with experience of world-leading research in the chemical sciences, which aligns itself well with the module “Frontiers of Chemical Research” and also with those who are interested in a future career in the Chemical Sciences. 

There will be a visit to the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) which is considered amongst the best research institutes in Europe. At this institute you will be shown the facilities and local researchers will provide short seminars on their specialism, using cutting edge research.

There will also be other activities related to the Tarragona area, a region that is a major hub for the chemical industry within Europe.

There is GoGlobal funding available for up to 9 students.

Who is eligible to apply?

Students who are enrolled on the “Frontiers of Chemical Research” module from the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry at Level 7, and Level 6 students from the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry.

Travel and accommodation

Accommodation will be shared rooms (this will be organised before the trip starts). You will be flying from Manchester Airport to Barcelona, with a train connection to Tarragona. 

Visa & vaccinations

UK and EU nationals will not require a visa to travel to another EU country.

Non-EU nationals may require a visa to travel to Spain and are responsible for obtaining a Schengen visa. Please contact the International Experience Team if you require advice.

Estimated total cost of trip per student

    Estimated total cost - £425
    Student contribution - £100
    GoGlobal Fund - £325

    Estimated costs includes:

    • Return flights from Manchester Airport to Barcelona
    • Return train from Barcelona Airport to Tarragona station
    • 4 nights' accommodation at Hotel SB express Tarragona
    • Group meals during the trip

    Once your individual application has been approved by the GoGlobal Fund panel, you will be required to pay a non-refundable student contribution by the following deadline:

    • £100 to be paid by Tuesday 19 November 2019.

    How to apply

    Please apply for both the project and GoGlobal funding here, by:

    • 5 November 2019

    There is GoGlobal funding available for up to 9 students. Please read the GoGlobal Fund Guidance carefully and note that you are only permitted one GoGlobal grant per academic year.

    If you'd like to take part in the project and do not require the GoGlobal Funding, please email the project organiser directly

    For more information about this trip please contact Dr Christopher Whiteoak

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