Three early career researchers from AU receive ERC Starting Grants

The European Research Council (ERC) has announced which research teams will receive funding through its Starting Grant scheme. Three researchers from Aarhus University are among the recipients.

This article is based on a press release from the ERC.

Starting Grants from the ERC are awarded to researchers who, at an early stage in their careers, have contributed excellent research, demonstrated a talent for working independently, and exhibited potential to manage a research project. 

Two researchers from Aarhus University have received a Starting Grant to pursue their own research projects, while another AU researcher has received funding as part of a multi-partner project coordinated by University College London.

Postdoc Mads Fristrup Schou, currently: Lund University. From 1 May 2023: Department of Biology, Aarhus University. Project title: The genomic adaptations to cope with unpredictable climates over the course of life. Read more: What can we learn ...

Assistant Professor Jihan Mohammed Zakarriya Mahmoud, AIAS-COFUND MSCA fellow. Project title: Obilisation of Law in Gulf Countries. 
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Professor Rune Majlund Vejlin, Department of Economics and Business Economics, is a partner in a multi-partner project coordinated by University College London. Project title: Skills Mismatch: Sources and Consequences

The ERC has awarded a total of EUR 636 million in Starting Grants to 408 researchers.

Read more in the ERC press release.