The call for proposals attracted 448 applications for starting grants, 74 (17%) of which were granted.
Project grantsTwenty researchers at LiU receive project grants ranging from SEK 2.5 million to SEK 4 million for four years.
Twelve of the principal applicants for the projects work at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology: Jens Birch, Feng Gao, Naureen Ghafoor, Grzegorz Greczynski, Ulf Helmersson, Carl Hemmingsson, Ching-Lien Hsiao, Jianwu Sun, Maria Sunnerhagen, Roger Uhrberg, Dominic Wright and Rositsa Yakimova.
Two researchers, Tino Ebbers and Maria Engström, work at the Department of Medical and Health Sciences. Others who receive grants are Jana Björn and Jan Nordström at the Department of Mathematics, Gunnar Cedersund at the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Michael Felsberg at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Patrick Lambrix at the Department of Computer and Information Science, and Valentin Polischuk at the Department of Science and Technology.
The success rate for project grant applications this year was 23%. The Swedish Research Council has distributed nearly SEK 1.2 billion for research in the natural sciences and technology for the period 2018 to 2022.
Translation by George Farrants