On May 14th and 15th 2018 the SaltGiant recruitment event organized at IPGP aimed at finding strong PhD candidates to implement the 15 SaltGiant ESR projects. This event brought together 28 applicants and 20 members of the SALTGIANT Consortium from the Beneficiary and Partner Organizations.

The 28 PhD candidates attending the recruitment event were selected from 219 applications received from all over the world. 13 position were filled after the recruitment event and a new call for applications was opened for the two remaining positions (ESR 7 and 14). The 2 two remaining candidates were selected at the beginning of October and complete the wide range of nationalities represented : Italians, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Lebanese, Iranian and Egyptian. With a majority of female ESR (67%), SaltGiant ETN is proud to respect the gender balance.

The 15 ESRs will participate to the 1st SaltGiant Workshop held in Palermo (see news).