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Category:CONICET
Abbrev CONICET  +
CurationStatus curated  +
DefiningCitation http://www.conicet.gov.ar/  +
Definition The CONICET is the leading organization de The CONICET is the leading organization dedicated to the promotion of science and technology in Argentina. It operates in four major areas * agricultural sciences, engineering and materials * life sciences and health * natural sciences * Social Sciences and Humanities The National Scientific and Technical Research Council (Spanish: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, CONICET) is an Argentine government agency which directs and co-ordinates most of the scientific and technical research done in universities and institutes. It was established on 5 February 1958 by a decree of the national government. Its first director was Medicine Nobel Prize Bernardo A. Houssay. Nowadays, it is governed by a board completely independent from the federal government. It funds scientific research in three basic ways. First, CONICET gives grants for collective work to research teams of well-recognized scientists of every discipline (including social sciences and humanities). Secondly, it has a roll of 6,500 researches and 2,500 technicians as employees in different categories, from "investigador asistente" to "investigador principal". And thirdly, it grants scolarships for doctoral and post-doctoral studies to 8,500 young researches from Argentina and other countries. (Wikipedia) Argentina and other countries. (Wikipedia)
ExampleImage CONICET.PNG +
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Keywords Grant sponsor +
Label CONICET  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 14 November 2011 22:17:16  +
ModifiedDate 14 November 2011  +
SuperCategory Government granting agency  +
Synonym National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (Argentina)  +, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas  +, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research  +
Categories Government granting agency
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