Webinar: How to write a successful MSCA-Postdoctoral Fellowship Proposal

    02/09/2021 - 15:00
    India, New Delhi
    02/09/2021 - 17:00
    EURAXESS India

Are you planning to apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships 2021 Call (MSCA-PF)?

EURAXESS India is organising a webinar on ‘How to write a successful MSCA-PF proposal’ on 2nd September, 3.00-5.00pm IST (11.30-13.30 CET)




Who should attend?

This webinar is particularly for researchers who are preparing a proposal to the 2021 MSCA- PF call.

Interested researchers are invited to register for this free of charge webinar to obtain practical advice, tips, and hints for effective proposal preparation from our expert speakers.

All participants will receive a webinar attendance certificate.


When will this webinar take place?

This webinar will take place on 2 September at 3:00-5:00pm IST. Please ensure you confirm the timing in the time zone where you are based!


Will participants be able to ask questions?

Webinar participants will be able to submit questions to the speakers during the webinar in writing via the Q&A function. Open questions will be addressed in a subsequent interactive Q&A session.

Questions for the speakers can also be sent beforehand to: india@euraxess.net, by Tuesday 31 August.


Registration is now open. The presentations will all be held in English. This webinar is entirely for free.


MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowships fund a 2-year postdoctoral stay in Europe. The 2021 Call is open until 12 October 2021.

To know more about the MSCA-Postdoctoral Fellowship click here. 





Dr. Bedanna Bapuly, Legal Advisor and Senior EU Expert, Austrian Academy of Sciences’ Grant Service. 

Dr Bapuly supports researchers tailoring funding portfolios and developing EU projects with a focus on MSCA and ERC. She advises on the EU’s Research & Innovation policy, including ERA. She served as commission member in SSH evaluations. As coach of the Academy’s Mentoring Programme she is passionate about helping researchers developing their skills and achieving their potential. In the past she worked as Senior Post Doc researcher in the field of European Union studies. She successfully acquired, led and implemented EU funded projects. Dr. Bedanna Bapuly holds a degree in law from the University of Graz. She studied Comparative Constitutional Law in India.


Dr. Nanasaheb Thorat, M.Sc.Ph.D., MRSC, Marie-Curie Fellow, Medical Science Division, University of Oxford, UK

Dr. Nanasaheb Thorat is an Experienced Researcher currently working as a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Oxford, Medical Science Division in the UK. He is a two-time winner of the Marie Curie Fellowship and also acts as Marie Curie evaluation panel member for life and engineering sciences since the year 2019.

Dr. Thorat has published 50 peer-reviewed journal research papers and articles, 5 Books, 10 book chapters, presented 5 Keynote Speech, 15 invited lectures and 5 oral presentations at prestigious scientific peer-conferences, received international acclaims and awards for research contribution, generated research fund in excess of > €550,000 (Rs 4.50 Crore), supervised students/junior researchers and actively participated in outreach and scientific dissemination for the service of the wider community.

Dr. Thorat is awardee of the European Commission's innovation Radar “Grand Prix of the Innovation Radar Prize 2020”.


Dr. Chandana Basu Mallick, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Early Career Fellow at Centre for Genetic Disoders, Benaras Hindu University, India

Dr. Chandana is currently a Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Early Career Fellow in Centre for Genetic Disorders, BHU, India. She did her PhD in Molecular Biology from University of Tartu, Estonia investigating on skin pigmentation genetics of South Asian populations. Her post-doc training was in University of Edinburgh, UK (MSCA-IF). She has received several awards including SMBE young investigator award 2019, third prize for her doctoral thesis and was featured in JID 2017 as upcoming investigator. Her keen interest is in understanding the basis of human diversity using models derived from archeology, linguistics and anthropology. She currently investigates why people have diverse hair and its genetics.