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Published: 31.05.2012

6,737 mio DKK granted for 12 projects

The Research Committee decided on a meeting 30 May to fund 12 research projects in 2012. The funded projects are Phd’s and other projects in the areas of Humanities, Natural Sciences and Life Sciences.

The Research Council received a total of 44 proposals which applied for 35 millions DKK this year. There were several projects which were fundworthy, but had to be turned down due to the limiteds funds available.
In the Grants Database, there is a complete list of projects funded since 2001 here

The list of new projects funded in 2012:

Humanities:

Sissal M. Rasmussen: Færøske børns tidlige sprogtilegnelse – Udvikling og normering af en færøsk version af CDI-forældrerapporter
Ph.d. project at Syddansk Universitet and the University of the Faroe Islands – grant DKK 1,000,000

Gestur Hovgaard : Det færøske samfunds transformation. Et helhedsperspektiv på de sociale og økonomiske kræfter, der skabte det moderne Færøerne
Project at the University of the Faroe Islands – grant DKK 900.000

Heini í Skorini : “Freedom of Expression” vs. “Defamation of Religion” in the UN Human Rights Council: Examining the Clash.
Ph.d.project at Kings College, University of London –. grant DKK 665.038

Jógvan í Lon Jacobsen : Endringar i færøyske dialektar gjennom to generasjoner. Korleis, kor fort og kvifor?
Project at the University of the Faroe Islands – grant DKK 214.500

Natural Sciences:

Hóraldur Joensen : Stock structure of the Atlantic Mackerel (Scomber scombrus L.) An ecological time scale approach to solve stock(s) management.
Project at the University of the Faroe Islandsetc. – grant DKK 600.000

Rúni Weihe: Dynamic dietary salmon farming in the Faroe Islands with regards to production, quality and economic improvements.
Ph.d.project at Nofima, Aquaculture Station of the Faroe Islands and Havsbrún – grant DKK 754.800

Debes Christiansen : Molecular epidemology of infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) in Atlantic salmon aquaculture in Faroe Islands
Project at the – Faroese Food and Veterinary Agency - grant DKK 469.000

Gunnvør Joensen: Identification of a potential hatching enzyme involved in the hatching process of Lepeophteirus salmonis eggs
Project at Aquaculture Station of the Faroe Islands - grant DKK 326.780

Life Sciences:

Jónrit Halling: Eksponering af perflourerede forbindelser (PFC) – ændringer gennem 10 år og kostrelationer
Project at the Dept. of Occupational and Public Health – grant DKK 896.000

Rúna Olsen : Health status of heterozygous glycogen storage disease type IIIa cases in the Faroe Islands with special focus on lipid levels
Project at the National Hospital – grant DKK 93.900

Magni Mohr : Sundhedseffekter ved intervaltræning for 30-55 årige kvinder - kardiale, metabolske og knoglemæssige adaptationer ved 4 mdr. svømme- og fodboldtræning
Project at the University of Exeter & Dept. of Occupational and Public Health – grant DKK 600.000

Anna Sofía Fjallheim: Identification of postnatal depression in a small-scale environment
Project at the University of the Faroe Islands – grant DKK 217.431
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