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25 June 2014

Five Faculty researchers receives 24 million kroner in research grants

RESEARCH GRANTS

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences and the Danish Council for Independent Research | Culture and Communication have announced the names of the 2014 research grant recipients. Five researchers from the Faculty of Social Sciences have been awarded 24 million kroner for research Projects.

Funding from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Social Sciences (FSE) has awarded a total of 58 million kroner in funding for 17 DFF research projects 1, 2 and 3. The Council received 138 applications for about 627 million kroner.

Three researchers from the Department of Economics have received funding for a total of 11,5 million kroner, which adds up to about 20% of the total funding awarded by the FSE:

Research project 1
Project Title: Globalizing Firms and Workers' Health: A Study Using Danish Matched Worker-Firm Data Grant
Recipient: Jakob Roland Munch, Department of Economics
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 1.698.916 Danish kroner

Research project 2
Project Title: Biased attention and economic decision-making Grant
Recipient: Alexander Christopher Sebald, Department of Economics
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 5.772.435 Danish kroner

Project Title: Tax havens under the microscope Grant
Recipient: Niels Johannesen, Department of Econimics
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 4.046.947 Danish kroner

Find a complete list of all grant recipients and more information about the research Projects here

Furthermore Søren Kyllingsbæk from the Department of Psychology will also be part of the Alexander Sebald’s project.

Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research | Culture and Communication

The Danish Council for Independent Research | Culture and Communication awards DFF-Research Project 2 grants, FKK-Research Network grants, FKK-Scientific Conference grants and FKK-Journal grants to researchers in Denmark for approximately DKK 83 million DKK. The Council received 174 applications, and the total amount applied for was approximately 674 million DKK.

Two researchers from the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Psychology have received grants for 12,5 million kroner:

DFF-research project 2
Project title: The Practice of Anthropology: People and Ideas in Action
Grant Recipient: Hanne Overgaard Mogensen, Department of Anthropology
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: 6.002.454 Danish kroner

Project title: Motor dialogue and motor intentions in early infancy
Grant Recipient: Simo Køppe; Department of Psychology
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded amount: 6.453.380 Danish kroner

Find a complete list of all grant recipients and more information about the research Projects here

Furthermore Randi Starrfelt from the Department of Psychology will be partner in Christian Gerlach’s project ’On the relations between face, word and object recognition: A new and developmental perspective’ for which he received a new FKK-grant.