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Workshop for ERC Starting Grant applicants

Arts and Aarhus BSS: This hands-on peer-to-peer workshop is intended to help you prepare for your application to the ERC Starting Grant call to the 25 October 2022 deadline.

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Wednesday 15 June 2022,  at 12:30 - 16:00


AIAS, Auditorium, building 1632

The workshop is oriented at Arts and Aarhus BSS researchers applying for an ERC Starting Grant in the SSH panels in 2022. There is space for a limited number of participants.

In this session:

  • The Research Support Office will introduce ERC support structures at AU
  • A current ERC StG holder will share his experience with the application process and provide advice for applicants
  • Participants will be asked to pitch their ERC project idea/concept and asked to highlight the high-risk/high gain aspect of their idea.
  • All participants will be asked to give feedback on the each other’s’ pitches
  • ERC grantee Christian Suhr, previous member of ERC review panel Georg Sørensen and advisors from the AU Research Support Office will provide feedback on the pitches.
  • All participants declare to keep any documents and discussions fully confidential.

With the collaboration of: Christian Suhr, Department of Anthropology, ERC 2020 StG


  • 12:30: Lunch (sandwich provided)
  • 13:00: Introduction to ERC Starting Grant applications by the Research Support Office, team Arts/BSS, AU.
  • 13:20: Presentation by ERC StG holder Christian Suhr and Q&A
  • 14:00: Break
  • 14:15: Short pitches from workshop participants pinpointing the high-risk/high gain aspect of their project ideas + peer feedback (4 minutes each)
  • 16:00: End of the workshop