Call for Research Proposals for All Academic Staff in FY2019

In FY2010, the IAMU launched a research project system (supported by The Nippon Foundation) to bring about further progress in capacity building among the IAMU member universities. This research project system will continue in FY2019 through a new research project system. The IAMU Research Project system is divided into two frameworks, one for All Academic Staff and the other for Young Academic Staff.

The International Association of Maritime Universities is pleased to announce the call for research proposals for All Academic Staff in FY2019. All academic staff of IAMU member universities are invited to propose research projects for All Academic Staff of which the research period is from May 2019 to May 2020.

Call for Research Proposals for All Academic Staff in FY2019

Guideline – Research Proposals for All Academic Staff

(Research Period:  May 2019 to May 2020)

Theme 1: Impact of new concepts on Maritime Education and Training

Research fund: Max. USD 60,000 

Possible key concepts to be structured and explored within the theme might include:

  • Autonomous ship
  • Polar navigation
  • Cyber security
  • Environmental issues
  • Risk assessment and management

Desirable Goals

  • Improvement and development of new curricula
  • Best practices for maritime education and training
  • Proposals of new MET methodology and pedagogy
  • Recommendation of possible regulatory changes

Theme 2: Innovative technology for improvement of routine ship operations

Research fund: Max. USD 60,000

Possible key concepts to be structured and explored within the theme might include:

  • Noise and vibration
  • Anti-fouling coating
  • Control of NOx, SOx, COx emissions
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Automation

Desirable Goals

  • Improvement of efficiency of ship operations
  • Reduction of the ship’s operational cost
  • Improvement of seafarers’ working conditions
  • Environmental protection

Theme 3: Optional theme

Research fund:  Max. USD 60,000

Applicants to this optional theme are required to describe possible key concepts to be structured and explored within the theme as well as a couple of desirable goals in their application forms (Form 1-B)

 

Note:

Each IAMU member university can submit only one (1) proposal per theme.

Form 1-A is for Theme 1 and 2

Form 1-B is only for Theme 3

Form 2 is for Budget.

Reference is the Evaluation form for All Academic Staff (Criteria in the Evaluation form will help you to prepare for your application)