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mviceconti63
05-24-2000, 06:15 PM
Dear Colleagues,
this is to inform you of the call for application here below. If you are
interested in establishing some research exchange with our group or other
groups in Bologna at Rizzoli or at the University of Bologna on topics
related to Biocomputing, this could be a good chance.

If you are interested, I reccomend to contact me, in quality of President
of the Biocomputing Compentence Centre a joint effort of Istituti
Ortopedici rizzoli, CINECA and University of Bologna, to further discuss
this opportunity.

Sincerely,

Marco Viceconti




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MINOS Multidisciplinary INtensive computing for research activities Of
European Scientists - Call for Candidatures

CINECA, a consortium made up of 15 Italian universities
(http://www.cineca.it), has been appointed, because of its large-scale
scientific and technical facilities, as a centre for the application of
supercomputing in interdisciplinary research activities.
This Call for Candidatures aims at selecting European researchers who
can spend a research period at CINECA Supercomputing Centre fully
supported by the MINOS Project (Multidisciplinary INtensive computing
for research activities Of European Scientists), a project funded by EC
under the 5FP IHP (Improving Human Potential) Programme.
Under the MINOS Project, CINECA is able to host Researchers through
March 2003 so that European Researchers may make use of the resources
and services here available (more info on http://minos.cineca.it).
Disciplines covered by the multidisciplinary project are:
Bio-technologies, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Computer Science,
Economics, Engineering, Human Sciences, Mathematics, Physics.
With regard to the supercomputing aspect of the project, CINECA will
provide hosted European Researchers with training, parallel
supercomputing facilities, access to scientific visualisation laboratory
and to on-line information service. The Researchers will be provided
with the support of CINECA experts for the best use of resources
available. Hosted Researchers will be supported by the project for
travel and accommodation expenditures too.

Candidates are requested to fill the form available on the Web at URL
http://minos.cineca.it/

European Union citizens of the following countries are eligible:
Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg,
Portugal, Spain, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Austria, Finland,
Sweden.
Moreover are eligible people coming from the associated countries to the
IHP programme: Bulgaria, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Lithuania,
Republic of Cyprus, Norway, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Iceland,
Slovakia, Israel, Slovenia, Latvia, Switzerland (which is expected to
enter into force on January 2001).

Information on the MINOS project is available at:
URL: http://minos.cineca.it
E-mail: minos@cineca.it
Candidatures are based on a Continuous submission Scheme
The closing date for applications to be considered at the next selection
meeting is Tuesday 20th June 2000

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MARCO VICECONTI, PhD (viceconti@tecno.ior.it)
Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica tel. 39-051-6366865
Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli fax. 39-051-6366863
via di barbiano 1/10, 40136 - Bologna, Italy

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