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The University of Catania, located on the east coast of Sicily (Italy), has announced a call for 4 fellows for a one year term to receive training and research experience on “Living Systematic Reviews: an innovative method for systematic reviews applied to the research on tobacco harm reduction, with particular reference to cardiovascular effects, respiratory effects and weight management.” The project will start September, 2020, and the compensation is 26,000 euros/year. Basic qualification is a master’s degree. Two of these fellowships are reserved to graduates from low and middle income countries.

 

This project, which will be conducted in English at the University Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction (CoEHAR), is lead by Dr. Renée O’Leary, who has extensive experience in literature reviews and training.  Her ORCID ID is https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7412-045X She has conducted several trainings for the Joanna Briggs Institute at the University of Victoria (Canada). See the reference letter below.

 

The call in English can be downloaded from: https://www.unict.it/sites/default/files/ds_altri_documenti/d.r._1355_bando_bertino_in_inglese.pdf 

 

The deadline for submission is June 26, 2020.  Those interested in submitting an application should complete this form:  https://www.unict.it/sites/default/files/ds_altri_documenti/all_1_english.pdf

 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions about the application procedure. Questions about the project can be directed to Dr. O’Leary renee.oleary@eclatrbc.it

Dan doktorata 2019.