Decision published

03 November 2016

Total amount granted: 547 763 900 SEK

Humanities and social sciences

November 3 2016, the Swedish Research Council published decisions on approved grants in humanities and social sciences over the period 2016–2020. Total grant amount was 547 763 900 SEK.

Decision published 14:00 03 November 2016

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These call for proposals is included in the grant decision:

  • Research project grant
  • Research project grant – culture and cultural heritage research
  • Research project grant – conditions for growth
  • Research project grant – research on racism
Approval rates in total

Applicants

 

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

509

60

11.7 %

Men

589

66

11.2 %

Total

1 098

126

11.4 %

 

420 of the total number of applications was submitted by junior researchers. 38 of which were granted, giving an approval rate of 9 percent for junior researchers.

Research project grant – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

401

40

9.9 %

1 253 364

Men

469

48

10.2 %

1 211 813

Total

870

88

10.1 %

1 230 699

 

We granted a total of 357 755 200 SEK for research project grants over the grant period 2016–2020.

Culture and cultural heritage research – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

44

8

18.1 %

1 273 125

Men

41

6

14.6 %

1 673 333

Total

85

14

16.4 %

1 444 643

 

In total, 90 200 000 SEK was awarded for grants for culture and cultural heritage research.

Conditions for growth – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of

applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Women

16

1

6.2 %

Men

35

6

17.1 %

Total

51

7

13.7 %

 

In total, we granted 34 461 000 SEK on research project grants for conditions for growth. The average grant of the first year was 1 229 286 SEK.

Research on racism – approval rates and average grants

Applicants

Number of applications

Number approved

Approval rate

Average grant year one

Women

48

11

22.9 %

1 215 627

Men

44

6

13.6 %

1 104 517

Total

92

17

18.4 %

1 176 412

 

We granted a total of 65 347 700 SEK for research on racism.

Administrating organisations


Total grant amount

University of Gothenburg

129 237 700

Stockholm University

94 975 300

Uppsala University

92 352 300

Lund University

71 901 900

Umeå University

47 013 700

Linköping University

22 600 000

Södertörn University

19 029 600

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

9 450 000

Luleå university of Technology

7 800 000

Malmö University

6 812 000

 

The table shows the ten administrating organisations that was granted the most funding over the grant period.

PubliSHED ON 03 November 2016

UpDATED ON 11 June 2019

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