Funding

Three JustEd members received new funding from the Academy of Finland

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

JustEd members Kristiina Brunila, Piia Seppänen 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 practices […]

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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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New Funding: ”Multilingual and intercultural education within teacher education and the comprehensive school in Finland and Sweden”

By on 19.12.2014 in Funding

JustEd members Gunilla Holm, Fritjof Sahlström and Anna Slotte-Lüttge from University of Helsinki have received a three-year grant from the University of Helsinki as part of its strategic funding for developing research collaboration with the University of Stockholm. The comparative research is done in collaboration with researchers from the Department of Language Education and the […]

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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions grant for a three-year project on “Higher Education Internationalisation and Mobility: Inclusions, equalities and innovations”

By on 10.11.2014 in Funding

Nafsika Alexiadou from Umeå University is part of an international team awarded a prestigious research grant from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE). The grant is for a three-year project on “Higher Education Internationalisation and Mobility: Inclusions, equalities and innovations” which will focus on Roma participation in higher education opportunities in […]

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New funding for project on the use of digital media in classroom interaction

By on 12.03.2014 in Funding

A research group at the University of Helsinki led by Fritjof Sahlström from Team 3: ‘Justice through Educational Practices? Analysing Innovative Cultures of Teaching and Learning in Nordic Contexts’, has in February received 420 000€ from Svenska kulturfonden for the three-year research project “Textmöten”. The project aims at studying how the increasing use of digital […]

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