Call for applications - EEFIT research grants

The EEFIT Research Grant supports short-term projects that will benefit earthquake (and related hazards) disaster mitigation and post-disaster reconnaissance efforts.

Earthquake Engineering Field Investigation Team - Research Grant Scheme

The 2014 EEFIT Research Grant scheme is now open for applications. The scheme offers up to two grants of £1500 for short-term research projects that will benefit earthquake (and related hazards) disaster mitigation and post-disaster reconnaissance efforts. Please apply online at: www.eefit.org.uk/grant. Note that the closing date is 20 June. Applicants may be from any country/organisation.

Eligible topics for the research grant include: hazard assessment, post-disaster impact assessment, field data collection tools, post-disaster data assessment methods, damage assessment techniques, mitigation measures, monitoring recovery and/or reconstruction, assessing resilience. Synopses of the two projects funded under the 2013 scheme are available on the EEFIT website at: www.eefit.org.uk/grant.