Grants from the European Research Council
Since 2007 the European Research Counsil has awarded research grants for high quality research in Europe. Below you will find a list containing the projects that University of Copenhagen coordinated when the grant was received.
Source: The EU-Commission's official invitations for contract negotiations.
Associate Professor Stine Lomborg
Communication: “Datafied living: pursuing human flourishing through mundane self-tracking across personal, work and institutional contexts in the welfare state” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Leonardo Midolo
Nano physics: “Nano-mechanical quantum photonic circuits” (Starting Grant)
Postdoc Frido Welker
Evolutionary genetics: “Hominin phyloproteomics for the Pleistocene: PalaeoPROteomics of Skeletal Parts for Evolutionary Research” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Kathrin Rousk
Terrestrial Ecology: “Quantifying and upscaling nitrogen fixation in pristine ecosystems: Uncovering the climatic, ecological, and molecular control mechanisms” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Martin Brandt
Geography: “Trees outside forests in global drylands” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Helena Safavi
Biomedicin: “Toxin mimetics of human peptides as novel tools for drug discovery and design” (Starting Grant)
Associate Professor Kristian Bernt Karlson
Sociology: “Social Class Mobility in Comparative Perspective: Bringing Siblings In” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Laura Vang Rasmussen
Geography: “Reinterpreting how forests support people's dietary quality in low-income countries” (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Rasmus Heller
Computational and RNA Biology: “Genetic admixture and its impact on domestication in the Bos genus: a model for genetic” (Starting Grant)
Associate Professor Veronika Fikfak
Constitutional Law “A nudge in the rights direction? Redesigning the architecture of human rights remedies” (Starting Grant)
Professor Anne Rasmussen
Political Science: “Advocacy in Digital Democracy: Use, Impact and Democratic Consequences” (Consolidator Grant)
Professor Gemma Solomon
Quantum Interference: “Challenging The Limits Of Molecular Quantum Interference Effects” (Consolidator Grant)
Professor Gunvor Simonsen
History: “In the Same Sea: The Lesser Antilles as a Common World of Slavery and Freedom” (Consolidator Grant)
Professor Simon Bekker-Jensen
Cellular and molecular medicine: ”Physiological roles of the Ribotoxic Stress Response” (Consolidator Grant)
Associate Professor Thomas Sand Jespersen
Solid-State Physics: “Tunable Hubbard Lattices in Semiconductor Nanowire Networks” (Consolidator Grant)
Associate Professor Charlotte Mehlin Sørensen
Biomedicine: “Super resolution Ultrasound Real time imaging of Erythrocytes” (Synergi Grant)
Professor Karsten Flensberg
Solid-State Physics: "Foundations of nonlocal and nonabelian condensed-matter systems" (Synergi Grant)
Associate Professor Kristine Bohmann
Marine Biology: “Quantifying the impact of major cultural transitions on marine ecosystem functioning and biodiversity” (Synergi Grant)
Professor Dan Zahavi
Philosophy: "Who are we? Self-identity, Social Cognition, and Collective Intentionality" (Advanced Grant)
Professor Morten Axel Pedersen
Anthropology: "The Political Economy of Distraction in Digitised Denmark" (Advanced Grant)
Professor Martin Bizzarro
Astronomy: "Probing the history of matter in deep time" (Advanced Grant)
Associate Professor Troels Kasper Høyer Scheel
Microbiology: "RNA regulation during viral infection" (Starting Grant)
Associate Professor Timothy Peter Lynagh
Molecular Biology: "Exposing nature’s view of ligand recognition in ionotropic glutamate receptors" (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Kirsten Marie Ørnsbjerg Jensen
Material Chemistry: "Live Tapings of Material Formation: Unravelling formation mechanisms in materials chemistry through Multimodal X-ray total scattering studies" (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Ida Moltke
Bioinformatics: "Gaining insights into human evolution and disease prevention from adaptive natural selection driven by lethal epidemics" (Starting Grant)
Postdoc Edyta Roszko
Anthropology: "Transoceanic Fishers: Multiple mobilities in and out of the South China Sea" (Starting Grant)
Associate Professor Mikkel Jarle Christensen
Legal Sociologi: "The Global Sites of International Criminal Justice" (Starting Grant)
Professor Jan Komárek
Constitutional Law: "European Constitutional Imaginaries: Utopias, Ideologies and the Other" (Starting Grant)
Dr. Ditte Andersen
Cell Biology: "Identification of paracrine and systemic signals controlling adult stem cell activity and organ homeostasis" Starting Grant
Professor Matthias Christandl
Quantum Mathematics: "Efficient Conversion of Quantum Information Resources" (Consolidator Grant)
Associate Professor Sebastian Marquardt
Section for Molecular Plant Biology ‘Pervasive Upstream Non-Coding Transcription Underpinning Adaptation’ (Starting Grant).
Assistant Professor Jacob Bourjaily
Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology ’Manifesting the Simplicity of Scattering Amplitudes’ (Starting Grant).
Associate Professor Marie Pedersen
Section of Epidemiology ’Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Acrylamide on Health: Prospective Biomarker-Based Studies’ (Starting Grant)
Assistant Professor Jonathan Z. Shik
Centre for Social Evolution ‘Eco-physiological tradeoffs with crop domestication: have farming ants cracked the code?’ (Starting Grant).
Associate Professor Jan Olaf Mirko Härter
Biocomplexity ‘Cloud-cloud interaction in convective precipitation’(Consolidator Grant).
Professor Riikka Rinnan
Terristial Ecology ‘Tundra biogenic volatile emissions in the 21st century’ (Consolidator Grant).
Professor Nathalie Wahl
Department of Mathematical Sciences ‘Loops and groups: Geodesics, moduli spaces, and infinite discrete groups via string topology and homological stability’ (Consolidator Grant).
Associate Professor Michael Thomas-Poulsen
Ecology and Evolution ‘DiseasE-FreE social life without Antibiotics resisTance’ (Consolidator Grant).
Professor Hans H. Wandall
Glycomics Program ‘Dissection of Glycan Function by Engineered Tissue Models’ (Consolidator Grant).
Professor Eugene Simon Polzik
Quantop ‘Quantum mechanics in the negative mass reference frame’ (Advanced Grant).