Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs)

Four STSMs will be organised (targeting primarily early-career investigators) per year, and will be thematically focused in line with the five domains of exclusion. STSMs will be hosted in European centres of excellence and will situate early-career investigators within interdisciplinary research environments and allow them the opportunity to avail of site specific training and develop collaborative projects and outputs.

Successful STSM applicants for Grant Period 1 (1st May 2016 to 30 April 2017) are:

Prof Thibauld Moulaert, Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA), Grenoble Cedex 9 (FR)
HOST: Lucie Vidovićová, Masaryk University, 602 00 Brno (CZ)
STSM Title: GO EAST

Ms Vera Gallistl, University of Vienna, Vienna (AT)
HOST: Galit Nimrod, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheva (IL)
STSM Title: Exclusion from New Technologies in Old Age: Social Inequalities in Older Adults’ Media Use in a Cross-National Perspective

Ms Georgia Casanova, INRCA – National Institute of Health & Science on Ageing,
Ancona (IT)
HOST: Ariela Lowenstein , Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Jerusalem (IL)
STSM Title: Italy and Israel:accessibility of LTC services as dimension of social inclusion of older people

Dr Rodrigo Serrat, Faculty of Psychology, Barcelona (ES)
HOST: Thomas Scharf, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne (UK)
STSM Title: Exclusion from civic activities of a diverse older population:
Determinants and policy implications

The STSM call for 2018-2019 is now open.

Further details is available here