Several new projects awarded to CEES researchers by the Research Council of Norway (RCN)

The application results for the RCN calls for "Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal" and "Collaborative Project to meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges" have been announced. CEES had a high success rate. Congratulations to all, we are proud of you and extremely happy that CEES had so many successful applications this year.

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The successfull applications are listed below. More information on the research covered by these projects will follow at a later point in time.

RCN Call: Researcher Project for Scientific Renewal

The full list of application results for the call for Researcher Project for Scientific Renewals can be found at the RCN website (pdf).


Portrait of Glenn-Peter Sætre.
Glenn-Peter Sætre.

Glenn-Peter Sætre, Professor

CEES Professor Glenn Peter Sætre is PI on the project:

The evolutionary causes and consequences of human commensalism in Eurasian Passer sparrows 

  • Portfolio board: Life science
  • Topic: Ground-breaking research (FRIPRO)
  • Amount awarded 11 484 000 NOK.

Portrait of Atle Mysterud.
Atle Mysterud.

Atle Mysterud, Professor

CEES Professor Atle Mysterud is PI on the project:

Timing of host-vector-pathogen activity and emergence of Lyme disease under climate change

  • Portfolio board: Climate and polar research. 
  • Topic: Climate change: impact on nature and society
  • Amount awarded: 10 492 000 NOK.

Portrait of Sanne Boessenkool.
Sanne Boessenkool.

Sanne Boessenkool, Associate Professor

CEES Associate Professor Sanne Boessenkool is PI on the project:

EvoCave: Investigating 122 000 years of high-latitude faunal diversity using palaeozoology, archaeology, palaeoecology and ancient DNA

  • Portfolio board: Life science
  • Topic: Ground-breaking research (FRIPRO)
  • Amount awarded 11 999 000 NOK

 


    Portrait of Rebecca Emma Holt.
    Rebecca Emma Holt.

    Rebecca Emma Holt, Postdoctoral researcher at CEES

    Rebecca Emma Holt, Postdoctoral researcher at CEES, is co-PI on a project awarded to the University of Bergen:

    In the heat of the night: The role of hypoxia on coral reefs

    • Portfolio board: Oceans
    • Topic: Marine ecosystems and impact of pressures from human activity
    • Team: Christian Jørgensen (UiB), Andrea Campos-Candela (UiB), Fredrik Jutfelt (NTNU), and Rebecca Emma Holt (UiO).
    • Amount awarded for the project in total: 12 000 000 NOK.

    RCN Call: Collaborative Project to meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges

    The full list of application results for the call for Collaborative Project to meet Societal and Industry-related Challenges (pdf).


    Atle Mysterud, ProfessorPortrait of Atle Mysterud.

    CEES Professor Atle Mysterud is PI on the project:

    Damage and beyond: role of farmland for red deer populations (AgriDeer)

    • Amount awarded: 11 996 000 NOK

    Read more about the project AgriDeer at the IBV website.

    Published Dec. 16, 2020 2:12 PM - Last modified Mar. 9, 2021 9:35 PM