Friday, July 31, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] PhD Planetary-Collegium M-Node NABA Research Grant Contest

Ph.D. Programs

Competitions are open for admission to 10 PhD research position at M-
Deadline for application are:

- September 16th, 2009;
- February 1st, 2010;
- October 1st, 2010;
- February 1st, 2011.

Please notice: start of the program: one month after deadline for

M-Node Ph.D. Program Areas:

- Sincretic Arts;
- Aestetics;
- Cultural Studies;
- Media Design;
- Art & Design:
- New Media Art;
- Tech Art;
- Bio Art.

M-Node is a competitive Graduate Research Program, designed to attract
talented students and scholars.

Ph.D. programs and research networks at M-Node focus on processes of
cultural and technological change.

The main goal of the doctoral programs is to produce cultural and
technological knowledge in areas marked by a lack of metodological
approach and skilled human capital.

M-Node focuses exclusively on Doctoral and Postdoctoral programs,
starting on Ph.D programs, achieving a significant integration between
research on arts and technologies.

Graduates from M-Node - will combine robust theoretical grounding with
advanced analytical techniques, and they will be part of an
international network of researchers on arts & design, media design,
philosophy and cultural studies.

PhD Planetary-Collegium M-Node NABA Research Grant Contest

The PhD Planetary Collegium M-Node Doctorate program created a grant
contest for 10 PhD researcher positions.

Deadline for application are:

On June 11, 2009, The Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti- NABA board of
directors has deliberated the opening of 6 research grants for the PhD
Planetary –Collegium M-Node doctorate program. The grants will be
divided into: 4 partial grants and 2 full grants, for part-time program.

The research grants will be assigned by the international committee
consisted of: a keen emeritus Academy member, a doctoral research
member and a keen representative of the world art. In the event that
the researches collected do not meet the excellence level requested,
the International committee reserves the right of not issuing any

The grants will be issued during the Admission Sessions indicated on
the M-Node website.
The grants will be assigned based on: project's cultural relevance
(national and international) with particular emphasis on: a) the
effective new knowledge improvement b) the effective contribution to
the digital media research development as well as to the
tecnoscientific dimension c) the level of attention that has been
dedicated to the partecipatory themes.

UE Citizens can participate to both (partial and full) grant
selection, whether the Non-EU citizens can participate only to the
selection of partial grants.

The grant contest will be pubblicated on the website:
as well as on NABA website: It is binded to the Planetary-
Collegium M-Node research program admission.

To participate to the research grant contest, please download the
application form, fill it out and send it by certified mail, not
email, at the following address: PhD M-Node, NABA, Via Carlo Darwin
20, 20143 Milano. The grant selection will last until all grants have
been assigned.

Application form download (
Grant application form (ITA) (
Grant application form (ENG) (

Pier Luigi Capucci
skype: plcapucci

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