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Published: 13.09.2021

Grants for 10 New Research Projects

The newly elected Scientific Board for Research Funding has granted a total of 7.450 MDKK for 10 research projects in 2021. Half the funding has been given to PhD projects.

The Research Council received 34 applications in total, applying for 31 MDKK, at the annual deadline in February.

These projects have received grants from the Research Foundation in 2021:

Sandra Saxov Lamhauge : A Sociophonetic Study on Preaspiration and Sonorant Devoicing in Faroese - an Understudied Subject in an Understudied Language
PhD project at the Faculty of Faroese Language and Literature at the University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 1.100.000

Rakul Maria Johannesen: TINNA – The Geological Way to Reach the Net-Zero Emission
PhD project at the Faroese Geological Survey and Oslo University – DKK 1.000.000

Helga Bára Mohr Vang: Stock Structure and Ecology Role of Haddock in Faroese Waters
PhD project at the Faroe Marine Research Institute and Aarhus University – DKK 350.000

Jóhannis Danielsen: Seabirds as Monitors of Marine Pollution in the Faroe Islands
PostDoc project at the Faroe Marine Research Institute - DKK 900.000

Sissal V. Erenbjerg: High Performance Computing and Fjord Modelling with FarCoast 
Project at the Aquaculture Research Station of the Faroe Islands - DKK 940.000

Inga Kristiansen: Linking Three Decades of Cross-Sectional Zooplankton Observations to Oceanographic Changes around the Faroe Plateau
PostDoc project at the Marine Research Institute - DKK 1.000.000

Tórunn Højgaard Ósá: Pediatric Neurodisabilities in the Faroe Islands - Epidemiology, Sleep Disorders - Impact of a Music Based Intervention                                        PhD project at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 790.000

Elsa J. D. Johannesen: Palliative Care in a Home Care Setting: A Qualitative Study in the Faroe Islands                                                                                                PhD project at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 360.000

Magni Mohr: Effect of Low-Carbohydrate Hypocaloric Diets on Exercise Tolerants in Sedentary Obese Subjects 
Reserch Project at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Faroe Islands – DKK 360.000

Katrin E. Danielsen: Towards a Faroe Breast and Ovarian Cancer Gene Panel
Research Project at the Genetic Biobank of the Faroe Islands - DKK 650.000

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