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Program to fund research on social impact of the internet

oiiThe Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) invites applications from the global South to fill two places in its Civil Society Practitioners Programme.

This visitor programme is intended for Civil Society Practitioners of distinction or outstanding promise who wish to visit the Institute for a period of six weeks between February and December 2008, to undertake research concerning the social impact of the Internet and related ICTs. Visitors are expected to reside in Oxford during their stay, and to participate fully in the intellectual life of the Institute. The successful applicants will receive:

  • A subsistence allowance of 3800 GBP (7500 USD) to cover research expenses and living costs during their stay in Oxford
  • A travel grant of up to 1000 GBP (2000 USD) for travel to and from the UK

Applications will ideally be submitted by Civil Society Practitioners in or from the global South, active in the areas of freedom of expression, media reform, media justice, and communications and information policy in the globalized context of the Internet.

All applications will be considered for shortlisting by a distinguished advisory panel before the final decision is made by the OII.

For more information please visit the following URL:

http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/microsites/cspp/

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