4 SNSF Starting Grants 2022 obtained at UniFR!
The University of Fribourg is attractive to up-and-coming researchers, as evidenced by the four successful applicants to a SNSF Starting Grant who chose our university for their exciting project. They will soon be joining the University as Assistant Professors to lead a 5-year research project with their team. The SNSF Starting Grant is a transitional measure to make up for Switzerland?s non-association with the Horizon Europe programme. This short article presents the funding scheme, which was renewed for a second year with a deadline on 1st February 2023, and introduces two of these SNSF Starting Grant recipients: Dr Nesina Grütter, in Theology, and Dr Timothée Léchot, in French literature.
Innosuisse grants are for ALL disciplines
The newest project of AMI Professor Chris Weder aims at preserving historical documents damaged by ink corrosion. He is funded by an Innosuisse grant.
New CV format for SNSF applications
The SNSF has now implemented a new CV format, which it is now incrementally rolling out for its different funding instruments. Researchers applying for Project Funding, Ambizione, Flare, or Sinergia are…
Dr Keil on being part of the EU-funded LEGITIMULT project
Dr Sören Keil is a political scientist who has joined the University of Fribourg's internationally-renowned Institute of Federalism in 2021 as the Academic Head of the International Research and Consulting…
3 new SNSF PRIMA fellows at UniFR!
Three new Assistant Professors join the ranks at UniFR this year as newly-minted recipients of a prestigious PRIMA fellowship awarded by the SNSF: Prof. Jessica Clough, now Group Leader in Chemistry at…
Horizon Europe - ERC Starting grant 2023 open
The ERC 2023 Starting Grant call (ERC-2023-StG) is open for submissions. The deadline for proposals is the 25 October 2022. ERC Starting Grants are typically awarded for five years, with a funding of EUR…
Art and science join forces at AMI
The NanoARTS program, a collaboration between the Adolphe Merkle Institute at the University of Fribourg and the Swiss Arts Council, Pro Helvetia, has been launched, with three tandems of artists and scientists…
Horizon Europe - Call ERC Synergy 2023
If a research problem is too ambitious to be dealt with within the confines of one's own research team, why not answer the ERC Synergy Call ? In a Synergy project, 2 to 4 PIs - of which one can be from…
Horizon Europe - 9 new projects at UniFR
The University of Fribourg is pleased to announce that it hosts nine researchers who, alongside their consortia, were successful in obtaining Horizon Europe research funding. They shall already start to…
Dr Ashirov awarded BRIDGE PoC grant
INNOVATION at UniFR: Dr Ashirov awarded BRIDGE Proof of Concept (PoC) grant for his gas separation technology