Five researchers at the Department of Environmental Science have secured in excess of 20 million SEK (€1.8million) in the latest Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Swedish Research Council for Sustainable Development (Formas) funding rounds, attracting 19.9 million SEK (€1.8 million) for 4 projects. In addition, Professor Claudia Mohr was awarded 31 million SEK (€2,8 million) by The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundations, and Associate Professor Paul Zieger was awarded 590,000 SEK (€53,250) from The Carl Trygger Foundation. Overall, 7 researchers at the Department have received 51.5 million SEK (€4.65 million) from Swedish national funding agencies and private foundations in 2022.

The funding includes grants delivered through highly competitive research schemes announced yearly, which provide three- to five-year financial support for researchers and their research groups.

On the European front, seven new EU projects were funded in 2022 bringing in an additional 51.3 million SEK (€4.63 million) to the Department. These projects are:

CLOUD-DOC (€293,760)

FOCI (€398,646)

BEACON (€99,999)

PARC (€1,271,207)

INQUIRE (€738,468)

RE-MEND (€330,272)

PRIMETIME HE ERC (€1,499,230)

 Stockholm University ranked 28th in the world in environmental science according to the 2022 edition of the QS World University Rankings by subject.

Contact information

Visiting addresses:

Geovetenskapens Hus,
Svante Arrhenius väg 8, Stockholm

Arrheniuslaboratoriet, Svante Arrhenius väg 16, Stockholm (Unit for Toxicological Chemistry)

Mailing address:
Department of Environmental Science
Stockholm University
106 91 Stockholm

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