Participants in the programme
The programme committee includes representatives from Formas (Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning), Forte (Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare), The Swedish Migration Agency, Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency), SALAR (Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions) and Delmi (the Migration Studies Delegation).
Among other things, they have given advice on how the research agenda should be designed, implemented and updated. A reference group with researchers within Humanities, Social Sciences, Development Research Educational Sciences and Medicine and Health has also contributed to the work.
- illuminate all aspects of migration, migrants and integration
- increase knowledge about the prerequisites for creating inclusive societies
- cover research into both short-term and long-term causes and consequences of migration, such as economic, demographic and social aspects
- contribute to links between research and higher education
- contribute to gender equality
- contribute to increasing the impact of research results in society in the form of development, knowledge accumulation, evidence-based policies and administration.
Calls for funding proposals
The first call under the programme was made in spring 2018. Researchers in different scientific fields could apply for research environment grants, read the grant decisions.
In spring 2019 a call for Project grant for research into migration and integration was made, read the grant decisions.
Strategic research agenda leads the way
A strategic research agenda focuses on knowledge needs and identifies what activities are needed to fulfil the purpose of the national research programme – to strengthen research within the area of migration and integration and promote the spread of research results.