Research policy

As research funding agency the Swedish Research Council advises the government on research policy issues.

Below are links to pages relating to the Swedish Research Council's mission and work as a consultative body within the area of research policy.

The Swedish Research Council's mission in the area of research policy

How the Swedish Research Council works with research policy advice

The Research Barometer

The Research Barometer provides a comprehensive view of the state of Swedish research through some 30 indicators. It was first presented in 2016.

The Research Barometer 2016 (in Swedish)

English summary of The Research Barometer 2016Powerpoint

The future of Swedish research and other analysis

The future of Swedish research (Forskningens framtid) is a collective term for the knowledge base the Swedish Research Council produced in 2014-2015 as an underlying contribution to the government's forthcoming research bill.

The future of Swedish research!

Research policy and statistical analysesexternal link, opens in new window

Evaluation of Swedish research and postgraduate studiesexternal link, opens in new window

Follow up of the Swedish Research Council's activitiesexternal link, opens in new window


International research policy

The Swedish Research Council monitors international research policy. You can read about the findings of international research policy monitoring on the link below.

International research policy monitoring (only in Swedish)

Newsletter

The newsletter contains news about our calls for applications, grant decisions, research we support, reports and other news related to the Swedish Research Council. It also contains findings of international research policy monitoring.

Subscribe to the Swedish Research Council's newsletter (only in Swedish)

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Updated: 2016-12-06