Research Funding: 41 Million SEK in Project and Starting Grants from the Swedish Research Council

2019-10-31

The Swedish Research Council reached a decision on October 31, 2019 on project grants and starting grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is granted 40 840 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023 for in total nine project grants and three starting grants. The projects will begin during 2020.

The granted projects are:

Research Project Grants

Project title: Anti-de Sitter Amplitudes
Main applicant: Marco Chiodaroli, Division of Theoretical Physics
Grant amount: 3 350 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: The importance of the weak
Main applicant: Björgvin Hjörvarsson, Division of Materials Physics
Grant amount: 3 200 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Global 3D models of AGB stars and Red Supergiants with winds
Main applicant: Susanne Höfner, Division of Astronomy and Space Physics
Grant amount: 3 825 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Magneto-optical metasurfaces
Main applicant: Vassilios Kapaklis, Division of Materials Physics
Grant amount: 3 400 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Stellar magnetic activity: a key factor for evolution, atmospheres and habitability of terrestrial exoplanets
Main applicant: Oleg Kochukhov, Division of Astronomy and Space Physics
Grant amount: 3 255 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Femto-science: Electromagnetic transition form factors of the nucleon
Main applicant: Stefan Leupold, Division of Nuclear Physics
Grant amount: 3 525 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Hyperonsönderfall inom BESIII och PANDA-experimenten – sällsamma nycklar till fundamentala krafter och symmetrier
Main applicant: Karin Schönning, Division of Nuclear Physics
Grant amount: 3 825 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: FIXED: Fluorescent Incoherent X-ray Emission and Diffraction to determine protein structures
Main applicant: Nicusor Timneanu, Division of Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics
Grant amount: 3 200 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Transforming strong bonds: Orbital-specific x-ay spectroscopy will tell us how to​
Main applicant: Philippe Wernet, Division of Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics
Grant amount: 2 960 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Starting Grants

Project title: Coherent Control of Materials Properties
Main applicant: Oscar Grånäs, Division of Materials Theory
Grant amount: 3 000 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: 2D magnets for spintronic and magnonic applications​
Main applicant: Yaroslav Kvashnin, Division of Materials Theory
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Project title: Supernova Neutrinos in IceCube and Hyper-Kamiokande
Main applicant: Erin O'Sullivan, Division of High Energy Physics
Grant amount: 3 300 000 SEK for the period 2020-2023

Read more about the Swedish Research Council's grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences 2019-2023