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Time and quantification in cognition, communication and cultural practice

This project investigates the relationship between time and number in human cognition, focusing on how this relationship is culturally and linguistically configured. This area remains under-researched in traditional societies speaking endangered languages. The experienced researcher will carry o...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Vestland

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Arctic Regime Adaptation to Great Power Competition: The Security Dimension

The security agenda of modern and foreseeable Arctic politics substantially depends on the interactions between the U.S., Russia, and China. The ambition of this project is to figure out how to improve the Arctic regime to make it a more effective instrument for solving security problems amid the...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

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Safety and Resilience through Digital Practices: A Participatory Study with Women at the Intersection of Gender-Based Violence and Immigration in Norway

Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi woman who was subjected to domestic violence, utilized social media to make her voice heard by foreign authorities. Via this ‘digital’ call for help, she successfully escaped violence. The internationally recognized #metoo movement became active on social medi...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Rogaland

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Cloud-Phase Feedback and Climate: bridging the gap between observation and simulation

Earth’s climate is rapidly changing, with major socioeconomic consequences. A key scientific challenge is to improve climate-model projections by reducing uncertainty in cloud-climate feedbacks. The proposed research will investigate a cloud-feedback mechanism that has a potentially powerful but ...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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Micro-level Politics of Peace

Peace settlements are elite pacts that ignore the views of the population, those most affected by the conflict, which leads to a lack of buy-in for sustainable peace. The project “Micro-level Politics of Peace” (MICROPOLPAX) puts individuals at the centre of the focus and asks what peace means to...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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SUITCASES – Adaptive photobiont community assemblage as a process of lichen response to changing environments

Lichens – are complex and dynamic symbiotic entities formed by fungi living together with algal photobionts. They are key organisms for alpine, tundra and taiga biomes. They are famous for their tremendous adaptive ability to a wide range of environments and also to the harshest conditions such ...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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Succinate-induced leukemic stem cell formation via epigenetic remodeling of hematopoietic stem cell

In life, no matter how small, changes can have huge impact on its quality. For hematopoietic stem cells (HSC), similar can happen. Through minor shifts, from normal to pre-leukemic and finally leukemic phenotype, generation of leukemic stem cells (LSC) results in overt malignancy, such is acute m...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

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Fucoxanthin Upregulation through Combined Omics and Metabolically Improving Control Segments

The growing awareness towards health and disease prevention holds a great future globally for naturally derived nutraceuticals. This has led to a dramatic increase in demands of naturally synthesized carotenoids, particularly fucoxanthin. This golden-brown carotenoid is used as anti-oxidant, anti...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Vestland

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Healthcare Access in Rural Border Regions. Realizing Patient Rights Across European Borders

The fellowship – Healthcare Access in Rural Border Regions. Realizing Patient Rights Across European Borders (HARBOR) – will launch the first cross-national and multi-scalar study of cross-border interactions and their impact on access to healthcare in rural and disadvantaged border areas in Euro...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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Multilingual sentence processing in real-time

The project INSPIRE (multilINgual Sentence Processing In Real-timE) will investigate two potential factors that influence multilingual sentence processing, cross-linguistic influence and language dominance, to shed light on the ongoing debate about how the language systems in a multilingual speak...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

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Smart Planning, Operation and Control for Energy Internet

The planning, operation and control is of importance to the Energy Internet (EI). With large numbers of energy routers (ERs) integrated into EI, the EI system becomes more complex and variable. This state of affairs renders it is necessary to develop new architecture, modelling, optimization and ...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Oslo

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The role of bacteriocins in shaping oral biofilms

In the BOB project, the role of bacteriocins in shaping oral biofilms will be investigated by moving a Spanish researcher currently working in Ireland to the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Bacteriocins are antimicrobial peptides produced by bacteria primarily known as killer peptides, and...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Viken

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Heritage Language Acquisition: The qualitative nature of input and cross-linguistic influence

This project aims to fill important gaps in our existing knowledge of Heritage Language (HL) acquisition, a subfield of bilingualism studies. While most previous research has focused on describing how HLs diverge from their monolingual baselines, the main objective of HeLA is to understand why he...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

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High Asian Icy Landscapes during warm interstadials (HAIL): coupling between monsoon intensity and past glacier culminations?

The cryosphere of High-Mountain Asia (HMA) is extremely sensitive to shifts in air temperature and precipitation, with its glaciers and ice caps not only responding to the present warming but also to changes in the intensity of prevailing atmospheric circulation systems. One such system–the Asian...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2022-2024

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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understanding PLAstic pollutioN effects on the biogeochemical cycle of ElemenTs

Plastic and microplastic pollution is a global environmental and societal concern. While focus has been placed on assessing the direct impacts on biota, indirect ecological effects are unexplored. Following very recent (and unexpected) laboratory evidences of a considerable binding between metals...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Soviet Ellipses: Omissions as Techniques of Border Transgression in Photography, Literature, and Everyday Life

This research action at the University of Oslo (UiO) deals with the creation and representation of ellipses (i.e. conscious omissions) in Soviet photography, literature, and everyday life. It sets out from the premise that the accumulation of omission practices during Soviet times (1917–1991) did...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Metal graphdiyne towards electrochemical water splitting

Hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) and oxygen evolution reaction (OER) are two key half-reactions in electrochemical water splitting, which is an eco-friendly technology to produce hydrogen. Both of the half-reactions are limited by high overpotentials and interaction between the reactions. Until ...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestfold og Telemark

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Design of a monolithic matter-wave interferometer for gravity sensing and navigation

Interferometry is a universal, precision metrology tool. Matter wave interferometers have been developed over the last decades and are now used as gravimeters for prospecting and geoscience and in fundamental studies, i.e. of quantum coherence, gravitational constant measurements and dielectric r...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Vestland

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Investigation of Climatic Events - Cooling and Ash in the Palaeogene

The Palaeogene period in the early Cenozoic (66 – 23 million year ago) saw the transition of the Earth’s climate state from Greenhouse (with no polar ice-caps, as characterised the entire Mesozoic) to Icehouse (as we see today with Polar ice caps). Understanding the dynamics in climate during suc...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Nezam and Nazm: Iran's Concept of International Order

The past, present, and future of the International Order are recurrent subjects of exploration and studies in International Relations, Middle East Studies, and History. Yet, most of such studies fail to grasp particularities and changes across time, space, and languages. In fact, International Or...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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The right to work for men and women with disabilities - successful collaboration between employers and support systems using the workplace as an arena for work inclusion

The employment rate of persons with disabilities across Europe is much lower than of the general population and the disability employment gap has remained considerable, independently of labour market policies. Over time different approaches to work inclusion of persons with disabilities have been...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2024

Location: Oslo

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Ethnicity-Based Parenting for Child’s Online Safety/Risks

Ethnic vulnerability to risk factors, such as stigmatisation, is inhibitory to parental self-efficacy, either inflating or deflating their confidence in how much they are aware of their child’s online safety/risks. Confident parents tend to underestimate how frequently their child has experienced...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Rethinking Mary in Early Modern Italy: Men's and Women's perspectives on the Virgin Mary (1450-1650)

RethinkingMary aims to explore the cultural impact of the literary representations of the Virgin Mary on the construction of women's identity in early modern Italy. Using methodological approaches from philology, history of ideas, history of women and gender studies, Dr Carinci will build and eva...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Socially Distanced Solidarity: Far Right Recruitment and Enrolment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The questions at the centre of the project Socially Distanced Solidarity: Far Right Recruitment and Enrolment During the COVID-19 Pandemic (SODIS) are how far right organisations have adapted recruitment strategies in time of crisis, namely the Covid-19 pandemic, how successful these strategies h...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

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Combining Machine Learning and Quantum Chemistry for the Design of Homogeneous Catalysts

While machine learning (ML) methods are already commonly applied in heterogeneous catalysis, the use of such methods for the design of homogeneous catalysts is a largely overlooked field. A recent proof-of-principle study showed the huge potential of ML in homogeneous catalysis by demonstrating t...

Awarded: NOK 2.3 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Bringing Cognitive Linguistics and Language Teaching Closer Together

Linguistic research and foreign language teaching have been drifting apart from each other. At a time of declining social cohesion in polyglot Europe, scientifically sound and effective foreign language teaching is vital for mutual understanding, in particular, teaching of German, which will like...

Awarded: NOK 2.1 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Troms og Finnmark - Romsa ja Finnmárku - Tromssa ja Finmarkku

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

The Metabolic Niche Framework – Linking Metabolic Changes and Behavioural Responses of Fishes to Climate Change.

Anthropogenic warming of the oceans and the expansion of aquatic oxygen deficient (hypoxic) “dead zones” are changing the abundance and distribution of fishes, with more pronounced effects expected in the future. The behavioural responses of fishes to environmental changes may influence species’ ...

Awarded: NOK 2.0 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Demise of the Atlantic Grey Whale

The grey whale (Eschrichtius robustus) is a baleen whale species currently restricted to the North Pacific. Palaeontological and archaeological evidence has, however, revealed that the species was once also present in the North Atlantic, having migrated from the North Pacific by 50,000 cal BP. Th...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Trøndelag - Trööndelage

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Index of Middle English Prose: Digital Cotton Catalogue Project

The Index of Middle English Prose (IMEP) is the most important reference tool for Middle English non-verse texts. It seeks, for the first time, to locate and identify all surviving English prose texts composed between c. 1200 and 1500. In this project I will aim at developing and testing an innov...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo

H20-MSCA-Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions

Becoming Indigenous language speakers and writers in higher education

Across the world, Across the world, Indigenous teacher education programs constitute important sites for the creation of Indigenous language speakers, writers and future language teachers. Such speakers are key agents for the reclamation and revitalization of threatened Indigenous languages. Peru...

Awarded: NOK 2.2 mill.

Project Period: 2021-2023

Location: Oslo