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Funding for research projects on career support for young people at risk, and internationalising higher education

By on 20.11.2017 in Funding
Funding for research projects on career support for young people at risk, and internationalising higher education

This year JustEd members from Umeå University received funding from the Swedish Research Council for two new research projects. The grants were announced in November 2017. One of the two projects “Moving on, Youth attending an introduction program and their career support in varying local contexts” is lead by professor Lisbeth Lundahl, leader of JustEd team […]

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New funding for research on gender, school and violence

By on 03.11.2017 in Funding
New funding for research on gender, school and violence

JustEd member Ylva Odenbring, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Gothenburg has received over 3.500.000 SEK for the Forte-funded research project entitled Youth, vulnerability and school. Student’s perspectives on violence, harassment and violations that aims at exploring issues of gender, school and violence. The project is a three year research project (2018-2020). The […]

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Research funding for a comparative project on social mixing and inclusive education in urban schools

By on 01.11.2017 in Funding
Research funding for a comparative project on social mixing and inclusive education in urban schools

MAPS – Mixed Classes and Pedagogical Solutions – is a three-year (2018 – 2020) comparative research project across cities of Helsinki, Amsterdam and Reykjavik and will be conducted as a shared research consortium, coordinated from the Faculty of Educational Sciences at the University of Helsinki, together with University of Amsterdam and University of Iceland. It […]

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Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

By on 14.06.2017 in Funding
Four JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

JustEd members Kristiina Brunila, Piia Seppänen, Tero Järvinen and Sonja Kosunen have received funding from the Academy of Finland. Kristiina Brunila got four year funding for her new project called Interrupting Youth Support Systems in the Ethos of Vulnerability, which is a continuation of the ending project Youth on the Move. Kristiina’s research project focus on critically exploring cross-sectoral policies and […]

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Vocational education: “All the Nordic countries share common problems”

By on 22.04.2016 in Funding
Vocational education: “All the Nordic countries share common problems”

“The questions we are raising are of big importance on both a societal level and on an individual level,” says Mattias Nylund, University of Gothenburg. Mattias and his colleague Per-Åke Rosvall at Umeå University are exited. They have received funding for laying the foundations for a new cross-collaboration network together with Nordic researchers with the […]

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Extra funding for research in education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies at Umeå University

By on 05.01.2016 in Funding, Publications
Extra funding for research in education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies at Umeå University

Professor Lisbeth Lundahl, leader of JustEd team 2, is the leader of a research programme at Umeå University that addresses questions of education policy, youth transitions and transitions policies and involves approximately 15 researchers and doctoral students. Considered to be one of three strong research areas in educational research at Umeå university, the programme recently […]

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New Nordic web page about gender in teacher education

By on 22.12.2015 in Funding
New Nordic web page about gender in teacher education

Gender studies, addressed in relation to other dimensions of difference and (in)justice, is one of the foci in the studies of the Nordic Centre of Excellence JustEd. Many of the best known Nordic researchers in this field are JustEd members, one of them being Ylva Odenbring, who recently was promoted to Associate Professor of Education […]

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Increased collaboration between different research teams and projects

By on 27.11.2015 in Funding
Increased collaboration between different research teams and projects

NordForsk has decided to grant funding of 300 000 NOK to the application ‘Cross-cutting themes and issues in the Nordic higher education research – with special focus on justice and equality in/through education’ and 300 000 NOK to the application ‘Vocational education, transitions, marginalisation, social justice’ submitted by the NCoE JustEd. “This is very good […]

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New funding for the crossdisciplinary Nordic Model 2.0 at University of Oslo

By on 05.11.2015 in Funding
New funding for the crossdisciplinary Nordic Model 2.0 at University of Oslo

JustEd co-director Kirsti Klette and her colleagues at the University of Oslo have great news: they have got funding for a new project focusing on Fair Societies and the Nordic Model. “We have got funding for a new project focusing on Fair Societies and the Nordic Model. As a part of the action UiO: Nordic […]

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New Funding for einfrastructures for Video Research

By on 26.06.2015 in Funding

The Research Council of Norway granted 2.0 million US dollars for the eVIR Project for building up einfrastructures for Video Research. JustEd team 3 and scholars from Oslo, Helsinki, Melbourne and Stanford were part of the application. The eVIR project is focused on physical and virtual lab solutions, storage facilities, accessibility and interoperability solutions, and […]

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