An increase of the basic appropriations and an emphasis on cooperation. That’s two news from the new research policy bill.
Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, The Kempe Foundations, the County Administrative Board of Norrbotten and Luleå University of Technology are together investing 100 million SEK to strengthen and develop research areas by recruiting new young talents.
The strategic research areas will remain and the teacher education programmes will get more places.
That’s two news from the Swedish government's budget proposal for 2017 affecting Luleå University of Technology.
Lena Abrahamsson, Professor of Human Work Science at Luleå University of Technology, has been elected as Vice Chairman of Forte.
– It is with honor, says Lena Abrahamsson.
Luleå University of Technology has received fundings for national infrastructure from the Swedish Research Council to build a national resource for rock stress measurements. The equipment is unique in the world and allows three-dimensional rock stress determination down to 3 kilometer deep boreholes.
Alberto Vomiero belongs to a small group that despite a top-ranked research proposal, just fell short in the European Research Council's (ERC) Consolidator call. Now he and four other researchers instead receive support from the newly formed Swedish Foundations' Starting Grant.
In a new project, researchers in Waste Science and Technology at Luleå University of Technology will develop a new safe and sustainable management cycle of arsenic-rich residues in order to detoxify the ecosystem and to protect the environment and health. The project is funded by Formas.