Affiliate Members are pivotal contributors to the SKCM2 community, playing an instrumental role in the advancement of its collaborative research endeavor to fuse together topology and chirality knowledge across disciplines and scales. Below is a list of some privileges afforded to Affiliate Members:
Collaborative Research: Affiliate members are encouraged to actively collaborate with SKCM2 primary members, bridging expertise across disciplines and scales to contribute to world-class interdisciplinary research.
Research Exchanges: Affiliate members can send their own PhD students and postdocs to participate in the InternKNOTship program to work with SKCM2 PIs and co-PIs in Japan. Affiliate members also may host SKCM2 PhD students and postdocs at their institutions, fostering a rich exchange of ideas and methodologies.
Resource Access: Affiliate members may be entitled to funds to cover collaboration expenses. Additionally, they may apply for joint research, educational, and other grants available to members of SKCM2.
Event Participation: Affiliate members may participate in, as well as help co-organize, SKCM2‘s symposia, summer/winter schools, and other scientific, educational, and outreach events.
By serving as an Affiliate Member, individuals not only have the opportunity to enhance their own research and network but also substantially contribute to the growth and global prominence of SKCM2.