New PhD fellowships from Spain’s Rovira I Virgili University
In a continuation of its first Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND-DP in 2015 for the implementation of a programme supporting 50 doctoral positions, Spain’s Rovira I Virgili University has been awarded this new COFUND project, MFP Plus. It will cover 50 PhD positions in two calls (the first in 2020 and the second in 2021). With 59 partner organisations (21 of which are non-academic), the project with enable diversity to foster innovation. It will also provide opportunities for candidates in difficulties. The EU-funded MFP Plus project is described as a catalyst of a larger change at the university and in the region, as well as for improving employment and working conditions for researchers. The university offers doctoral studies in 24 programmes and state-of-the-art facilities.