Pages about "Humanities and social sciences"

  • Review Panels |

    02 Feb 2021

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    29 Jan 2021

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    13 Jan 2021

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    11 Sep 2020

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  • Call |

    31 Mar 2020

    The purpose of this grant is to support international research collaboration within the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI-CH). Sweden, via the Swedish Research Council, is one of the 14 countries taking part in the JPI-CH call, ...

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  • News |

    06 Mar 2020

    In 1922 Kerstin Hesselgren became Sweden's first female MP. Each year, the Swedish Research Council issues a call for a Visiting Professorship established in her memory. This year's holder is Ann Phoenix, who will be active at Umeå University.

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  • Call |

    28 Jan 2020

    The purpose of the call is to support research and methodology development for knowledge transfer and increased impact of results from research projects funded within the call for “ Project grant for international research collaboration on pollutants...

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  • News |

    21 Jan 2020

    The call for project proposals within curiosity-driven research for a sustainable energy system is issued by the Swedish Energy Agency in collaboration with the Swedish Research Council. This year we are welcoming applications within humanities and s...

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  • Grant decision |

    18 Dec 2019

    The Swedish Research Council and the Swedish Energy Agency are collaborating in the focus area and have made decisions on the projects to be funded with research project grants for energy-oriented basic research 2019.

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    The visiting researcher programme within climate and environment gives Swedish HEIs the opportunity to receive visiting researchers from the United States. The programme is open for various disciplines. The purpose of the visiting research programme...

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    This call text is only available in Swedish .

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    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the research environment grant within humanities and social sciences is to create added value through collaboration in larger groupings and with a somewhat longer perspective than standard projects can offer. The grant is applied for b...

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    Spring call. The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish higher education institution (HEI) the opportunity to expand their networks and their competences by working abroad under secure emp...

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors is to give higher education institutions the opportunity to develop a subject area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish higher education institution (HEI) the opportunity to expand their networks and their competences by working abroad under secure employment conditio...

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The Swedish Research Council rewards resear...

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  • Call |

    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The focus of this grant aims to promote dig...

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    14 Nov 2019

    The purpose of the Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors is to give higher education institutions the opportunity to develop a subject area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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    07 Oct 2019

    Welcome to the installation of Carol Cohn as the 2019 holder of the Olof Palme Visiting Professorship. Carol Cohn is Professor of Political Science at University of Massachusetts in Boston, USA. On 21 September she will hold her inaugural lecture at ...

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  • Grant decision |

    16 Jul 2019

    The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded grants within Humanities and social sciences 2019. Our total grant amount for 2019-2023 is nearly 478 million SEK.

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  • Publication |

    10 May 2019

    The Swedish Research Council’s research overview within humanities and social sciences describes the current position of research and makes a forecast of developments over the next five to ten years. The overview also includes scientific and research...

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  • News |

    12 Dec 2018

    The elector council has now appointed new members of the Swedish Research Council’s board and scientific councils for the period 2019–2021. The mandate period is three years, and members may be reappointed for a further three-year period

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  • Grant decision |

    13 Nov 2018

    Autumn call The Swedish Research Council has decided on applications to be awarded conference grants within the 2018 autumn call. In total, we have approved 38 out of 64 applications and a total grant amount of almost 5.5 million SEK.

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  • Call |

    07 Nov 2018

    The purpose of the project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The Swedish Research Council rewards resear...

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  • Call |

    07 Nov 2018

    The Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors aims to give higher education institutions the opportunity to develop a subject area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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  • Call |

    07 Nov 2018

    The Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors aims to give higher education institutions the opportunity to develop a subject area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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  • News |

    29 Oct 2018

    On 1 January 2019, Professor Stefan Svallfors will take over the position as Secretary General for Humanities and Social Sciences at the Swedish Research Council. He considers that perhaps his most important task is to defend the integrity of researc...

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish Research Council has decided that professor Ann Phoenix at University College London will be the holder of the 2020 Kerstin Hesselgren visiting professorship.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    Decision has been made regarding the NOP-HS scientific journal grant.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    Decision has been made on approved applications for International collaboration in GENDER-NET Plus Co-Fund.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded research environment grants within interdisciplinary research 2018. Our total grant amount for 2018–2024 is just over 220 million SEK.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish Research Council has decided that professor Jason J. Czarnezki at Pace University will be the holder of the 2020 Olof Palme visiting professorship.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded research environment grants within child and adolescent mental health 2018. Our total grant amount for 2018–2023 is 137.4 million SEK.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish Research Council has decided on the applications to be awarded research environment grant within migration and integration. Our total grant amount for 2018–2023 is about 70.5 million SEK.

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    Research project grant, Research environment grant, Research project grant for research into equal conditions, Research project grant for digitisation and accessibility of cultural heritage collections

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  • Grant decision |

    06 Sep 2018

    The Swedish research Council has decided on approved applications within Grants for NOS-HS workshops.

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    17 Aug 2018

    Welcome to the installation of Margaret Moore as the 2018 holder of Olof Palme Visiting Professorship. Margaret Moore is professor in Political Studies at Queen’s University, Canada. On 27 September she will hold her inaugural lecture at Stockholm Un...

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  • Grant decision |

    03 Jul 2018

    In 2016 decisions were made on Kerstin Hesselgren, Olof Palme and Tage Erlander visiting professorships for 2017.

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  • Call |

    21 Jun 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to promote international research collaboration and exchange of experience. Conference grants are a way of giving researchers active in Sweden the opportunity to arrange a conference with internationally recognised speaker...

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  • Call |

    21 Jun 2018

    The Nordic Board for Periodicals in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOP-HS) invites proposals for funding of Nordic scientific journals within the humanities and social sciences. The NOP-HS supports open access Nordic journals of highest scientif...

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  • Call |

    07 Jun 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to give the most prominent junior researchers the opportunity to consolidate their research and broaden their activities as independent researchers. Within the framework of the call, the Swedish Research Council wishes to ...

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  • Call |

    05 Jun 2018

    The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period. The focus of this grant aims to pr...

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  • Call |

    05 Jun 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to give the most prominent junior researchers the opportunity to consolidate their research and broaden their activities as independent researchers. Within the framework of the call, the Swedish Research Council wishes to ...

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  • Article |

    04 Jun 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to give the most prominent junior researchers the opportunity to consolidate their research and broaden their activities as independent researchers. Within the framework of the call, the Swedish Research Council wishes to ...

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  • Call |

    04 Jun 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Review Panels |

    30 May 2018

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOSHS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new re...

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  • Call |

    28 May 2018

    The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The Swedish Research Counc...

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  • Article |

    25 May 2018

    The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The Swedish Research Counc...

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    25 May 2018

    The aim of the call is to support research that leads to increased participation, inclusion and integration and establishment in society of newly arrived children and adolescents, as well as children and adolescents with disabilities, focusing on men...

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    22 May 2018

    The purpose of the research environment grant within migration and integration is to create added value from collaboration in larger groupings than in a normal project, and to create a long-term perspective. The applicant shall represent a constellat...

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    27 Mar 2018

    The Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors aims to give universities the opportunity to develop a research area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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  • Call |

    14 Feb 2018

    The purpose of the research environment grant within humanities and social sciences is to create added value through collaboration in larger groupings than in a normal project, and to adopt a longterm perspective. The applicant shall represent a cons...

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    14 Feb 2018

    The purpose of the research project grant is to give researchers the freedom to formulate by themselves the research concept, method and implementation, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The focus of this grant ai...

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    24 Jan 2018

    The Swedish Research Council’s grant for visiting professors aims to give universities the opportunity to develop a research area by recruiting an internationally prominent professor during a limited period.

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  • Call |

    24 Jan 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to give newly qualified researchers with a doctoral degree from a Swedish university the opportunity to expand their networks and their competences by working abroad under secure employment conditions.

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  • Call |

    24 Jan 2018

    The purpose of the grant is to promote international research collaboration and exchange of experience. Conference grants are a way of giving researchers active in Sweden the opportunity to arrange a conference with internationally recognised speaker...

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  • Call |

    21 Dec 2017

    The purpose of this grant is to support international collaboration within the ERA-Net Co-Fundprogram GENDER-NET Plus. The call is open to the Swedish partners in transnational Collaborative Research Projects (CRP), exploring gender effects and dimen...

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  • Call |

    12 Dec 2017

    This call text is only available in Swedish.

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  • Grant decision |

    12 Dec 2017

    The Swedish Research Council has made decisions for scientific journal grants within humanities and social sciences for the period 2018–2020.

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    01 Dec 2017

    The Swedish Research Council has made decisions for scientific journal grants within humanities and social sciences for the period 2018–2020.

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  • Grant decision |

    02 Nov 2017

    In November 2017 the Swedish Research Council published decisions on grants awarded to humanities and social sciences. In total, almost 520 million SEK was granted for the period 2017–2022.

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  • Call |

    19 Sep 2017

    The aim of the international postdoc grant is to offer researchers, who recently completed their PhDs at a Swedish Higher Education Institution, the opportunity to extend their networks and improve their qualifications through work stays abroad with ...

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    16 Aug 2017

    The purpose of the grant is to promote international research collaboration and exchange of experiences. A conference grant is a way of giving an opportunity for researchers operating in Sweden to arrange a conference with internationally recognised ...

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    21 Mar 2017

    Syftet med bidraget är att du som forskare ges frihet att själv formulera forskningsidé, metod och utförande, samt att lösa en definierad forskningsuppgift inom en begränsad tid. Inriktningen för detta bidrag syftar till att stödja forskning om det c...

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    21 Feb 2017

    The aim of the International Postdoc Grant is to offer researchers, who recently completed their PhDs at a Swedish Higher Education Institution, the opportunity to extend their networks and improve their qualifications through work stays abroad with ...

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    15 Feb 2017

    The aim of the project research grant is to allow researchers the freedom to identify the research idea, methods and implementation steps, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The focus of this grant aims to support ...

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    15 Feb 2017

    The aim of this grant is to allow researchers the freedom to identify the research concept, methods and implementation steps, and to solve a specific research task within a limited period of time. The Swedish Research Council supports basic research ...

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    15 Feb 2017

    The aim of the distinguished professors grant programme is to create conditions for the mostdistinguished researchers to conduct long-term, innovative research with great potential to achievescientific breakthroughs. The grant will also promote the e...

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    24 Jan 2017

    The Olof Palme visiting professorship gives an internationally prominent foreign researcher the opportunity to spend one year at a university, higher education institute (HEI) or research institute in Sweden. The Olof Palme visiting professorship was...

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    20 Jan 2017

    The aim of this grant is to promote international cooperation and sharing of experiences amongst researchers. The conference grant offers active researchers in Sweden the possibility to organize conferences with internationally recognized key speaker...

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    18 Jan 2017

    The Swedish Research Council visiting professor grant aims to allow universities the possibility to recruit an internationally distinguished professor for a shorter period to develop a specific research area.

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    06 Dec 2016

    In 2016, the Swedish Research Council called for consolidator grant applications for the first time. Here we present the prominent junior researchers who were approved grants. In total, 221 388 000 SEK was granted for the period 2016–2022.

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    15 Nov 2016

    The Swedish Research Council granted a total of 9 411 342 SEK for conference grants in 2016. Here we present more information about grant approvals in the two calls for applications.

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    03 Nov 2016

    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.

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    16 Sep 2016

    The Swedish Research Council developed a series of overviews and analyses in 2014 which serve as the foundation for the Board’s summary conclusions and recommendations on research policy choices to promote Swedish research in the coming 5 to 10 years...

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    20 Jan 2016

    The Nordic Board for Periodicals in the humanities and social sciences (NOP-HS) invites proposals for funding of Nordic scientific journals within the humanities and social sciences. The NOP-HS supports open access Nordic journals of highest scientif...

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    20 Jan 2016

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new r...

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    01 Dec 2015

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new r...

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    01 Dec 2014

    The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (NOS-HS) invites proposals for funding covering series of Nordic workshops. The aim of the grant is to promote research collaboration and development of new r...

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    10 Mar 2014

    The MONA (Microdata Online Access) system is Statistics Sweden´s (SCB) standard tool to make microdata available for research and statistical purposes. MONA was put into operation in 2004. Since 2006, parts of MONA development and all access costs fo...

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    11 Jun 2012

    In 2008, the Swedish Research Council initiated the transformation of SSD (Swedish Social Science Data Service) into SND (Swedish National Data Service). According to the agreement between the Swedish Research Council and the University of Gothenburg...

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    10 May 2011

    Quality assessment of the criminal science programme 1994–2004. The report has two overall objectives: The first is to perform a quality assessment of the criminal science programme which was initiated by HSFR on behalf of the Swedish government in 1...

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    10 Feb 2010

    Swedish social science research in the field of sustainable development has a lot to offer international research and society. External funding in the field has quadrupled in the past ten years, but new ideas and bold initiatives along with commitmen...

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    11 May 2009

    Research is increasingly being evaluated using indirect methods that measure supply and demand – publication and citation. In light of this background, the Swedish Research Council’s Scientific Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences has teste...

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    01 Jun 2006

    The Swedish Research Council’s final report on research in the programme, according to the Government assignment defined in the official appropriation document for 2006.

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    01 Jun 2006

    The Swedish Research Council’s final report on research within the programme, according to its Government assignment as defined in the official appropriation document for 2006.

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    10 May 2006

    One of the tasks of the Swedish Research Council is to support gender research and to work for the development of gender perspectives in research. An interdisciplinary committee which is subordinate to the board of the Swedish Research Council, the C...

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    11 Mar 2002

    Swedish Research in Political Science. What is the level of Swedish research? In order to get a comprehensive overview of the state of art in an international perspective, the Swedish Research Council has engaged a number of distinguished scholars to...

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    10 Dec 1997

    What is the level of Swedish research in the Humanities and Social Sciences? To get an overall overview of state-of-the-art in an international perspective, the Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (HSFR) engaged engaged a number of di...

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