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  • ERC Starting Grants 2022 - project highlights

    ERC Starting Grants 2022 - project highlights

    The ERC announced the winners of the Starting Grants 2022 call on 22 November 2022. 408 projects have been selected for funding. Here we share six examples. How courts of justice are shaping access to asylum The number of asylum seekers is at a...
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    ERC Synergy Grants 2022 - project highlights

    The ERC announced the winners of the Synergy Grants 2022 call on 25 October 2022. Twenty-nine projects have been selected for funding. Here are five examples. How cells change shape and move around The ability of cells to sense environmental cues and...
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    Advanced Grants 2021 – highlighted projects

    This round of ERC Advanced Grant funding will help 253 senior researchers carry out their innovative projects. We selected five examples to examine in detail, from Spain, France, Finland, Slovenia and Germany. They deal with biodiversity on islands...
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  • Cover image of ERC Consolidator Grants 2021 - project highlights

    ERC Consolidator Grants 2021 - project highlights

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  • Cover image of Proof of Concept 2021 highlighted projects

    Proof of Concept 2021 highlighted projects

    The latest ERC Proof of Concept funded projects are as always, extremely varied. We focus below on examples linked to preventing harmful adolescent behaviour, sustainable wastewater treatment, an app to help musicians learn how to play in a group...
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    ERC Advanced Grant project examples 2020

    Why public opinion doesn’t always transfer to policy @ GettyImages In democracies, policies are expected to correspond to public opinion. Yet, studies show that in most democracies, the link between what people want and the policies they get is...
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  • Cover image of 3rd round recipients of 2020 - Proof of Concept call funding

    3rd round recipients of 2020 - Proof of Concept call funding

    Helping conflict resolution by sharing cultural expertise Multicultural communities need cultural expertise to solve conflicts. Currently, this knowledge is not available outside specialised circles of legal professionals who offer niche and...
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    ERC Synergy Grant project examples 2020

    The role of oceans in shaping our history From the vast remains of shell mounds in Brazil to records of big hunts that decimated whale populations for the sake of lighting the streets of Europe, there is ample evidence that various human societies...
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  • Cover image of Third round winners in 2019 - Proof of Concept call

    Third round winners in 2019 - Proof of Concept call

    Projects awarded ERC Proof of Concept grants are extremely varied and this holds true for the third and final round of 2019 winners. Three examples from the latest batch of 76 research projects include a project to develop a safer, tolerable and...
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