Research Funding: 44 Million SEK in Project and Starting Grants from the Swedish Research Council

2021-11-04

The Swedish Research Council reached a decision on November 4, 2021 on project grants and starting grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is granted 44 160 000 SEK for the period 2021-2025 for in total nine project grants and three starting grants. The projects will begin during 2021.

The granted projects are:

Research Project Grants

Project title: Fundamental physics studies of the heating and confinement of energetic particles in fusion reactor conditions with neutron diagnostics at JET and MAST-U
Main applicant: Marco Cecconello, Division of Applied Nuclear Physics
Fellow applicant: Jacob Eriksson, Division of Applied Nuclear Physics
Grant amount: 3 400 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Searches for Higgs boson pairs in the ATLAS experiment at the LHC to probe physics in and beyond the Standard Model
Main applicant: Arnaud Ferrari, Division of High Energy Physics
Grant amount: 3 440 000 SEK for the period 2021-2024

Project title: Elementupplösta studier av ultrasnabb magnetiseringsdynamik
Main applicant: Olof Karis, Division of X-ray Photon Science
Grant amount: 3 600 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Measurement of charmed baryon-antibaryon asymmetry at LHCb
Main applicant: Andrzej Kupsc, Division of Nuclear Physics
Fellow applicant: Patrik Adlarsson and Lars Eklund, Division of Nuclear Physics
Grant amount: 3 440 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Theory of light and current induced magnetic processes
Main applicant: Peter Oppeneer, Division of Materials Theory
Grant amount: 3 640 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Search for new neutral particles with the IceCube neutrino telescope
Main applicant: Carlos Perez de los Heros, Division of High Energy Physics
Grant amount: 3 400 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Resonant Soft X-ray Scattering Applied to Atoms and Molecules
Main applicant: Jan-Erik Rubensson, Division of X-ray Photon Science
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Theory of modern spectroscopic methods at nanometer scale
Main applicant: Jan Rusz, Division of Materials Theory
Grant amount: 3 640 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Topological interactions: Understanding viscoelasticity on the nano-scale
Main applicant: Max Wolff, Division of Materials Physics
Grant amount: 3 600 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Starting Grants

Project title: Stellar winds of cool giant stars as sites of cosmic dust formation
Main applicant: Sara Bladh, Division of Astronomy and Space Physics
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Non-Hermitian topology for novel superconducting states
Main applicant: Jorge Luis Cayao Diaz, Division of Materials Theory
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Project title: Reconstruction of the properties of ultra-high energy neutrinos from radio detector data using deep learning
Main applicant: Christian Glaser, Division of High Energy Physics
Grant amount: 4 000 000 SEK for the period 2022-2025

Read more about the Swedish Research Council's grants within Natural and Engineering Sciences 2021

Last modified: 2022-02-22