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Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals

Given decision: 2018-11-14 00:00

Decided 2018-11-14. Formas welcomes researchers to apply for planning grants for preparatory work to lead larger research projects that relate to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. The planning grant is expected to be used for initiating broad consortia, developing a strategic research plan and carrying out pre-studies. The call consists of two parts, where the first focuses on relations between the Sustainable Development Goals, and the second is focused on humanities and social sciences.

Decision

Decisionlist: Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals 2018-11-14 (xls)external link

The official given decision will at the latest be announced in Prisma on 23 November.

Part 1: Synergies and conflicts

Several of the Sustainable Development Goals relates to each other, which creates potential for synergies as well as conflicts. The planning grants in this part of the call shall focus on the relation between challenges within at least three of the Sustainable Development Goals, such as food and water, land-use, bio-energy, biodiversity, ecosystem services and climate change. Proposals from all scientific disciplines are accepted.

Who can apply: The main applicant should be a researcher that holds a Ph.D. In addition, the main applicant should be employed at a Swedish university, college, research institute or governmental agency with research responsibilities.

Each project can apply for: SEK 2 million.

Length of project: 12 months.

Formas allocates: Up to SEK 30 million (total sum for part 1 and 2).

Part 2: Humanities and social sciences

A multitude of scientific perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals are necessary. In this part of the call, Formas seeks proposals based on approaches from the humanities and social sciences, such as economic, cultural, institutional, political, historical, psychological, theological, philosophical or formative perspectives. The research must clearly relate to one or several Sustainable Development Goals.

Who can apply: The main applicant should be a researcher that holds a Ph.D. In addition, the main applicant should be employed at a Swedish university, college, research institute or governmental agency with research responsibilities.

Each project can apply for: SEK 2 million.

Length of project: 12 months.

Formas allocates: Up to SEK 30 million (total sum for part 1 and 2).

Call texts

In the full call texts, you will find all you need to know before, during and after you have applied.

Call text Part 1: Synergies and conflicts

Call text Part 2: Humanities and social sciences

Would you like to know more about the call?

A webinar about the call will be arranged June 19, 10.00 CET. This will be announced in the Formas calendar at www.formas.seexternal link.

How to apply

Prisma

The application should be submitted through the application system Prisma.external link
Guidelines for what your application should contain and information about evaluation criteria will be provided in the full call texts.

More information

General instructions for applicants to Formas
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Formas requirements for grant administrating organisationsexternal link
Formas instructions for using Prismaexternal link
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Prisma IT supportexternal link

Contact information

Responsible

Katarina Buhr, Senior Research Officer
Telephone: +46 8 775 40 19
E-mail: katarina.buhr@formas.se

Administrative assistance

Sara Paglia, Research Administrator
Telephone: +46 8 775 41 09, +46 72 451 33 55
E-mail: sara.paglia@formas.se

Så ansöker du

Prisma

Ansökan skickas in genom ansökningssystemet Prismaexternal link, opens in new window.
Riktlinjer för vad din ansökan ska innehålla och information om vilka bedömningskriterier som gäller finns i utlysningstexterna.

Mer information

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Kontaktpersoner

Ansvarig

Katarina Buhr, forskningssekreterare
Telefon: 08-775 40 19
E-post: katarina.buhr@formas.se

Administrativt stöd

Sara Paglia, forskningsadministratör
Telefon: 08-775 41 09, 072-451 33 55
E-post: sara.paglia@formas.se

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Updated:1 February 2019