Project Grants and Research Grants from the Swedish Research Council 2016

The Swedish Research Council reached a decision on February 23, 2017 on project grants and starting grants on Natural and Engineering Sciences. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is granted 45.9 million SEK for the period 2016-2020 for in total six project grants and six starting grants. The projects will begin during 2017.

Investigating interactive science education at the university level: Combining variation theory with social semiotics as it relates to disciplinary representations and semiotic resources

Professor Cedric Linder, Physics Education Research, was granted 5.9 million SEK for the project “Investigating interactive science education at the university level: Combining variation theory with social semiotics as it relates to disciplinary representations and semiotic resources” from the Swedish Research Council when project grants for 2017-2020 were awarded.

Project description Investigating interactive science education at the university level: Combining variation theory with social semiotics as it relates to disciplinary representations and semiotic resources

Cedric Linder

Ultrafast dynamics in functional materials

Olof “Charlie” Karis, Molecular and Condensed Matter Physics, was granted 3.3 million SEK for the project “Ultrafast dynamics in functional materials” from the Swedish Research Council for the period 2016-2020.

Project description Ultrafast dynamics in functional materials

Olof Charlie Karis