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Thematic workshops for doctoral students in French Guiana

French Guiana

The University of French Guiana held on sept 10th – 14th 2021, online thematic workshops for doctoral students. The aim was to help doctoral students to define their professional career and give them concrete tools on how to create their professional network. The program was based on giving these students more knowledge on the academic […]


Upcoming online training on December 7 th – French Guiana

French Guiana

On December 7 th , La Collectivité territoriale de Guyane will be implementing its first training in the scope of the WP4 capacity building actions, in French. This training will be hosted by the French National Contact Point of Cluster 2 Culture, creativity and inclusive society, and aims to train our R&I community on the […]


CTG’s preparatory meeting on Cluster 2 culture creativity and inclusive society

French Guiana

CTG held a meeting to attract local actors of the cultural community on thefuture launch of calls of cluster 2. This meeting took place in the framework ofthe upcoming online training on December 7 th , 2021. This was a successful exchange as all the actors discussed the perspectives of potential collaborations to respond to […]


ARDITI’s research mobilities within FORWARD


In November 2021, two researchers from ARDITI concluded their short mobilities with travel abroad (one in WP4/TWG8, to Canarias and one in WP5/TWG4, to Tallin). Phd student Cátia Azevedo, from Oceanic Observatory of Madeira, was at Instituto de Oceanografia y Cambio Global (IOCAG), Las Palmas de Gran Canárias University, Gran Canaria, from 21st to 28th […]