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Independent Research Fund Denmark - Process for the School of Culture and Society, Fall 2018

The fall deadline for applications to IRFD | Humanities (and IRFD | Social Sciences) is 5 October 2018 at 12:00 for the following instruments:

  • DFF Research Project 1 (up to DKK 2,000,000 excluding overheads)
  • DFF Research Project 2 (up to DKK 4,300,000 excluding overheads)
  • Journals, Humanities (DKK 30,000 per annum)

The deadline for applications to the IRFD | Social Sciences is 5 October 2018 at 12:00 for the following instruments:

  • DFF Research Project 1 (up to DKK 2,000,000 excluding overheads)
  • DFF Research Project 2 (up to DKK 4,300,000 excluding overheads)
  • International Research Stay, Social Sciences (DKK 300,000 excluding overheads).

NB: The call for DFF international postdocs has a deadline on 1 November 2018 (NB: there is no support process for this call since these are personal grants not administered by AU).

Read the entire IRFD call here.

Download CAS internal application process here.

CAS process for applicants to the Carlsberg Foundation Fall 2018

The Carlsberg Foundation supports excellent basic scientific research at a high international level within the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. This research is carried out by Danish and international researchers with links to Danish research. In the autumn of 2018, grant applications are invited for:

  • Internationalisation fellowships: Travel grants for long-term research periods at international elite universities (12 months). Amount: DKK 350,000 per annum (scholars travelling without children), DKK 425,000 per annum (scholars accompanied by children).
  • Postdoc fellowships in Denmark: Salary for postdocs in Denmark (employed at Danish research institutions).
  • Postdoctoral fellowship at the Danish Institute in Athens: A three-year postdoc period at the Danish Academy in Athens (research within archaeology, history, languages, literature, visual art, architecture and cultural traditions in Greece and the Mediterranean countries.
  • Crown Prince Frederik Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Greenland or the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources: two-year postdoctoral fellowship to carry out on research on subjects related to Greenland.
  • HM Queen Margrethe II Distinguished Research Project on the Danish-Icelandic reception of Nordic antiquity. Two two-year postdoctoral fellowships on the Danish-Icelandic reception of Nordic antiquity from the Renaissance to national romanticism and modernism hosted at the Museum of National History at Frederiksborg Castle in collaboration with the National Museum of Iceland and the University of Iceland.
  • The Carlsberg Foundation’s Distinguished Fellowships: One-to-three year fellowships for outstanding newly appointed associate professors or tenure track assistant professors with international experience for the establishment of an independent research group and the creation of national/international networks. Applicants must not be more than two years into his/her tenured position. Amount: max. DKK 4,500,000.
  • Semper Ardens Monographs: One-year grants for leading, established researchers (tenured senior researchers) with a project aiming at the publication of a pioneering monograph or doctoral dissertation.
  • Publications relating to projects supported by the Carlsberg Foundation.
  • Field trips/Research stays at Foreign Institutions: support for field expeditions and research stays abroad.
  • Grants for arranging conferences (max. DKK 60,000).
  • Expression of interest: Carlsberg Foundation ‘Semper Ardens’ Research Projects: Small number of grants for visionary ‘Semper Ardens’ projects aimed at cross-scientific breakthroughs and/or high risk/high gain research. Emphasis will be put on projects where the applicants venture into new scientific territory.

The electronic application system is available on the Carlsberg Foundation’s homepage. The full call for proposals and guidelines for applicants are available at http://www.carlsbergfondet.dk/en

Download CAS internal process for apllicants here. 

Process for establishing centres at the School of Culture and Society

The research done at the schools belonging to the Faculty of Arts may be organised in the form of school-based research centres. The next application deadline for establishing a centre is 1 September 2018.

Read the process here.
(download applicatopn form in Word here.)

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Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD) – Thematic Reseach 2018

The Independent Research Fund Denmark will grant funding for thematic research in the following areas:  

  1. People and Society, as described in “Research2025
  2. Socio-economic effects of welfare investments
  3. Research into learning and quality in education, as described in the political agreement about distribution of the research reserve
  4. Research into early, knowledge-based initiatives, as described in the political agreement about distribution of the research reserve

The thematic call for research is specifically aimed at contributing to “solving major societal challenges”, contributing “to value creation in society in the short or long term”, and/or “supporting the public sector’s opportunities to effectively create better learning, more welfare and better frameworks for people and society”.

Read the entire IRFD “Call for proposals – Thematic Research” here.

The deadline for the thematic call is Thursday 21 June, 12:00.

Download CAS internal process for applications here.
Download budget questions in Word here. 

Independent Research Fund Denmark - Process for the School of Culture and Society, Spring 2018

The spring deadline for applications to IRFD | Humanities (and IRFD | Social Sciences) is 10 April 2018 at 16:00 for the following instruments:

  • Sapere Aude: Starting Grant (up to DKK 4,100,000 excluding overheads)
  • Research Networks | Humanities (DKK 700,000 per annum excluding overheads)
  • International Research Stay | Social Sciences (DKK 300,000 excluding overheads).

Read the entire IRFD announcement here.

Please download the School's internal process plan including deadlines for research support from the Research Support Unit here if you are planning to apply.

Velux

The School of Culture and Society has been asked once again to submit applications to the Velux Foundation’s funding programme for the humanities. The full wording of the announcement can be seen here. Please note the internal school process where the research committee will select the seven projects, which will be submitted from the School. The process can be seen here.

Internal deadline for preliminary proposals is Friday 13 October at 9:00 / final deadline for the seven selected applications is 1 December 2017. Question can be adressed to the research consultant (saelarsen@cas.au.dk)

CAS process for applicants to the Carlsberg Foundation

The Carlsberg Foundation supports excellent basic scientific research at a high international level within the humanities, natural sciences and social sciences. This research is carried out by Danish and international researchers with links to Danish research. In the autumn of 2017, grant applications are invited for:

  • Internationalisation grants: Travel grants for long-term research periods at international elite universities (12 months). Amount: DKK 350,000 per annum (scholars travelling without children), DKK 425,000 per annum (scholars accompanied by children). Applicants with more than five years of experience since obtaining their PhD degree are not eligible.
  • Postdoc grants in Denmark: Salary for postdocs in Denmark (employed at Danish research institutions).
  • HM Queen Margrethe II’s Distinguished postdoctoral fellowship at the Danish Academy in Rome: A two-three year postdoc period at the Danish Academy in Rome.
  • The Carlsberg Foundation’s "Distinguished" associate professor grants: Grants for outstanding newly appointed associate professors with international experience for the establishment of an independent research group and the creation of national/international networks. Applicants must not have been associate professors for more than two years. Amount: max. DKK 4,500,000.
  • Semper Ardens grants: One-year grants for leading, established researchers in the humanities and social sciences with a project aiming at the publication of a pioneering monograph.
  • Publications relating to projects supported by the Carlsberg Foundation.
  • Field expeditions/study periods: support for field expeditions and research stays abroad.
  • Grants for arranging conferences (max. DKK 60,000).

 

Download CAS internal application process and the full call here.
Download budget form here.

 

 

CAS internal Proces for DFF Humanities F2017

The fall deadline for applications to the DFF Humanities (FKK) is 3 October 2017 at 16:00 for the following instruments:

  • DFF Research Project 1 (up to DKK 1,800,000 excluding overheads)
  • DFF Research Project 2 (up to DKK 4,100,000 excluding overheads)
  • Journals, Humanities (DKK 30,000 per annum)

The deadline for applications to the DFF Social Sciences for is 28 September 2017 at 16:00 for the following instruments:

  • DFF Research Project 1 (up to DKK 1,800,000 excluding overheads)
  • DFF Research Project 2 (up to DKK 4,100,000 excluding overheads)
  • International Research Stay, Social Sciences (DKK 300,000 excluding overheads).

NB: The call for DFF international postdocs has a deadline on 1 November (NB: there is no school or support process for this call, because these are personal grants not administered by AU).

Read the entire DFF announcement here.

Download CAS internal process for applications here.
Download budget questions here.
 

CAS seedfunding 2017-2018

We hereby announce the establishment of a seed-funding pool at CAS from the autumn of 2017 until the autumn of 2018. This pool will give CAS researchers the opportunity to apply for grants covering preparations for collective research projects targeting specific funds or calls for applications.

The deadline for the (short) applications: 13 September 2017 at 12:00. Applications are processed by the research committee.

Download the call here.

Questions?

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