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The University of Bergen established the Norwegian Citizen Panel (NCP) 10 years ago, in 2013. Since the inception, the Digital Social Science Core Facility, DIGSSCORE, has supported 4-6 thematic research units who have organized most of the data collection in the NCP. These units have been central to the research infrastructure in many ways. They have ensured sustained attention to certain areas of research and have served as engines for new research projects. They have also helped incorporate new initiatives originating outside the units, advised early career researchers, and collaborated with national and international research partners.
The Research Council of Norway is announcing 2 000 000 euro to Norwegian researchers who want to participate in a European research collaboration for the healthcare of the future
The call aims to provide the necessary knowledge to build the health and care of the future. By providing this knowledge, the call aims to support the development of new and innovative solutions that can address the current and future challenges facing health and care systems. Furthermore, the call aims to support the implementation of innovative solutions on a larger scale. With research and innovation supporting the implementation of existing solutions, the call aims to accelerate the pace of change and make a positive impact on health and care systems in a more efficient way.
Amount participating by the Research Council: 2 000 000 euro (approx. NOK 22 500 000)
Deadline 13 June
Open Call, Rosa sløyfe, Krefttak mot Kreft og geografisk spredning
The Cancer Society works to fight and prevent cancer, and to ensure the best possible life for cancer patients and their relatives. The Norwegian Cancer Society announces funding for research projects in these thematic areas:
- Free cancer research (Open Call, NOK 132 million).
- Breast cancer (Pink ribbon, NOK 29 million).
- Cancer with spread (Efforts against cancer, NOK 35 million).
- Cancer research at institutions outside the big cities (NOK 24 million).
For more information on this call: https://nettsoknad.kreftforeningen.no/#call/1522/details
Are you planning to apply to the Norwegian Cancer Society in 2022? Then you must fill in the form below:
Have you heard about the “Transforming health and care systems” call regarding European research collaboration for the healthcare of the future?
The objectives of the call for proposals are quite broad, so that many activities can fit in:
- Providing the necessary knowledge to build the health care of the future.
- Supporting the implementation of innovative solutions on a larger scale.
The Research Council of Norway is announcing 2 000 000 euro to Norwegian researchers who want to participate in this European research collaboration. More information you can find here.
Up to 220 MNOK in total is available through four different themes in our main call for proposals. One new theme being Young Aspiring Cancer Researchers with 24 MNOK.
The application deadline is Friday 26th of May at 13.00. We look forward to receiving your application.
Good ideas occur everywhere at the University of Bergen, and with UiB idé students and researchers can test and develop their innovation ideas. Students can get up to NOK 100 000, and researchers NOK 500 000. You will also get advice from professional advisers. The application deadline is April 30th. Read more about the program at uib.no/ide and join the UiB idé vors for students April 12. You can also apply for a maximum of NOK 25 000 through UiB tidleg idé, and applications can be filed anytime. For more information contact Yves.Aubert@uib.no
Current funding opportunities for researchers at the Faculty of Medicine.
The information on this webpage is regularly updated with upcoming application deadlines.
It is time for the allocation of small research funds (SMÅFORSK). The funds are a joint effort between NFR and UiB. The intention is that the funds should be given to research groups that have not received large grants so that they can start new projects. It can be applied to cover expenses for travel, seminars, courses, materials, technical-administrative assistance and other operating costs.
Requirements for application and criteria for allocation:
– The funds go to researchers who do not have large operating assets already.
– The size of the individual grants is between 15 000-150 000 NOK.
– The funds must be used by 2023 and cannot be transferred to 2024.
– Recipients must be active researchers in a permanent scientific position at K2, Prof. II or 1.am. II.
– Recipients must have applied for external funds in recent years.
All permanent scientific employees (including scientific employees in 10-50% position) at K2 can apply. It is done via this link. Deadline is 27.3.2023.
Then there will also be an infrastructure announcement from NFR this year, the guidelines are still unresolved. However, the faculty wants a survey of the applications with a deadline of 17 April on this form.
Have a nice weekend!
The Nordic Gender Equality Fund provides funding for collaborative projects that promote gender equality. The Nordic Council of Ministers issues an annual call for funding applications for projects involving at least three organisations from at least three Nordic countries. This year, applications will be accepted between 1 March and 3 April.
Interested applicants should visit the Proposal Application Guidelines on the Peder Sather Center Website. All application materials must be submitted by the deadline of April 3, 2023.
The Research Council of Norway contributes with NOK 15 million to Norwegian project participants and their partners in low and lower middle income countries (LLMICs).
The purpose of the call is to improve understanding among the climate, environment, and health pathways to protect and promote ecological, planetary, and human health in the face of climate challenges.
The EMBO Young Investigator Programme supports life scientists who have been group leaders for less than four years at the time of application in setting up their laboratories. Young Investigators receive financial support for networking for four years and benefit from training opportunities, support for their lab members and mentoring. They become part of an international network of more than 600 current and former EMBO Young Investigators, Installation Grantees and Global Investigators.
Kindly disseminate widely the Bergen Summer Research School 2023! https://www.uib.no/en/rs/bsrs
Please take a closer look and invite, re-post, tweet and share in your respective networks, and please like and share what is shared!
Your positions and networks are highly valued, and also, hopefully your network’s PhDs may benefit a lot from BSRS 2023.
The application deadline is 1st February 2023.
All courses are developing extremely nicely and I would warmly recommend them for our PhDs near and far!
I recommend Counting every child for PhD candidates in child health and related
I recommend Food and nutrtion security in childhood for PhD candidates in child nutrition and related
I recommend Responsive caregiving in Complex emergencies for PhD candidates in child psychology, pedagogics and related
Those interested in sustainability, democratic processes, school and eduction, check this out
And lastly migration: Please check this out
It is an excellent opportunity to gather people in Bergen!
On behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences, I am pleased to invite University of Bergen to submit two nominations for the 2024 Innovators in Science Award.
Established in November 2016, the Innovators in Science Award is a global award recognizing a promising Early-Career Scientist’s and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to biomedical science and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research. Two prizes of US$200,000 are awarded each Award cycle to winning scientists who have distinguished themselves for the creativity and impact of their research in a designated therapeutic area. The award is administered by the New York Academy of Sciences and sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals.
To draw attention to the increasing global cancer burden, the 2024 Innovators in Science Award will recognize scientists from around the globe for their exceptional research in Cancer Immunology. Cancer remains the second leading cause of death worldwide, exacerbated by the difficulty in progressing novel therapeutics from the research lab to the clinic.
Do you/your research group/research group know anyone who has excelled in 2022, either on the research front (publication, research environment, PhD work, dissemination), as an innovation environment or in terms of teaching? The Faculty of Medicine has announced a number of prizes for 2022, so now you have the chance to nominate colleagues/environment (or yourself!). The categories are
- Publication of the Year (NOK 100 000)
- Research environment of the year (NOK 150 000)
- PhD work of the year (NOK 75 000)
- Dissemination award (NOK 75 000)
- Innovation award (NOK 150 000)
- Education Award (up to three awards for outstanding initiatives in education, a main prize of NOK 150,000 and up to two more prizes of NOK 50,000 each!)
We from K2 can put forward one candidate in each category, so do not hesitate to submit proposals (with supplementary reasons) by Monday 6 February. More detailed information can be found here.
Proposal for Publication/PhD/Group/Dissemination/Innovation
Suggestions for Education Awards
Have a nice weekend!
Nordic Innovation will fund a project with the aim to demonstrate a concrete solution utilizing the context-rich information provided in patient journals records across Nordic countries in solving healthcare challenges.
Nordic Innovation will fund the development and demonstration of an ethical AI-based solution, capable of reading patient records across the Nordic countries, Nordic languages and different medical health record systems.
Interested in visiting UC Berkeley? Apply for the Peder Sather Grant Program to collaborate with one of the best universities in the world. Deadline is April 3rd.
Peder Sather Center for Advanced Study is a collaboration between UC Berkeley and 8 Norwegian universities. Every year, the center supports projects carried out by researchers at UC Berkeley in collaboration with researchers from the Norwegian universities.
Grants can support activities such as workshops, mini-conferences, virtual intellectual exchanges, the undertaking of exploratory and pilot studies, activities such as PhD student exchanges, longer-term stays for Principal Investigators, the collection and analysis of data, and other core research activities.