Sarah McIntyre, principal research engineer at the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (BKV), is to receive SEK 5.8 million for a project on nerve mechanisms and human-to-human touch. Daniel Västfjäll, professor at the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning (IBL) is to receive SEK 4.8 million to lead the project “Psykologiska mekanismer som minskar försummelse av humanitära värden i bedömningar och beslut” (Psychological mechanisms that reduce the neglect of humanitarian values in assessments and decisions).
Maria Brandén, senior lecturer at the Department of Management and Engineering (IEI ), will study the selection of schools, how families move and school segregation, thanks to a grant of some SEK 4.3 million.
Linköping University is home to three scientific journals that were awarded special funding for journals. Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research is to receive SEK 957,000, Europeisk tidskrift för forskning om vuxnas utbildning och lärande SEK 708,000 and Nordic Journal of Vocational Education and Training SEK 549,000.
The Swedish Research Council has rewarded grants of more than SEK 498 million for the period 2020–2025.