The Emerging Voices for global health residency programme for researchers

The EV secretariat at the Institute of Public Health, Bangalore and Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp would like to provide an opportunity for young to mid- career researchers to spend dedicated time in the form of a residency at the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.

The call is open only for alumni of the Emerging Voices for Global Health programme from one of the cohorts between 2010-2016.


1. Be an EV alumnus (from 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 or 2016)

2. One-pager on a project: Present the project you want to work on for a few months 

in a one-pager. Some possible examples: write a paper; kickstart joint viewpoints or articles with other EV alumni; work with your PhD (co-)supervisor intensively for some weeks at ITM; to work on a PhD proposal, or on a project proposal, work on and for the EV network (together with the EV secretariat); work on a project for another HS Global thematic working group, EVs who would like to work on joint critical global health viewpoints in journals/blogs/IHP newsletter … (this is not an exhaustive list – there might be many other examples – just to give you an idea

3. CV 

4. Short motivation letter focusing on how this may help you in your public health career

If interested, send a one-pager (providing details of your suggested project), a short motivation letter and your cv to Annelies de Potter –

Selection process 

A small committee, consisting of Prashanth N S (EV chair), few EV governance members and Wim Van Damme (ITM) will assess the projects and identify 2 or 3 EV alumni for the residency programme. 

Residency programme 

The residency includes travel, accommodation and a living allowance. Successful applicants shall be invited as EV-residents to the ITM for 2 or 3 months. Residency is extendable up to 6 months in special cases on mutual agreement. 

EV residents can also join some of the classes taking place in Antwerp, get in touch with faculty on their research projects, join unit meetings and participate in other events at ITM during their residency.

Deadline for the callSunday 2 April ( Antwerp)


Download the call document

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