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Published: 30.05.2022

Nine Research Projects have Received Funding

The Scientific Board for Research Funding has granted a total of 8 MDKK for 9 research projects in 2021. Half the funding has been given to PhD projects.

The Research Council received 32 applications in total, applying for 25 MDKK, at the annual deadline in February.

The projects which have received grants from the Research Foundation in 2022 are:

Knút Háberg Eysturstein: The Concept of the Faroese in Music Education - Negotiating Identity and Notions of Tradition 
PhD project at the Faculty of Education at the University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 1.006.504

Heidi S. Mortensen: Arteriosclerosis and Heart Patology of Farmed Atlantic Salmon in the Faroe Islands
Project at the Aquaculture Research Station – DKK 994.411

Jens Chr. Svabo Justinussen: Resiliance and Governance during the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Faroes - a detailed study of crisis management and organisation at a municipial level
PhD project at the Faculty of History and Social Sciences at the University of the Faroe Islands – DKK 1.094.580

Torstein D. H. Balle: Design of Domestic Heat Supply Systems to Show the Best Use of Renewable Resources and Capability to React to the Requirement of the Faroese Energy System
PhD project at the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 861.005

Maria Skaalum Petersen: Faroese Immigrants in Denmark - Social and Health Perspectives 
Project at the Centre of Health Science at the University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 998.076

May-Britt Skoradal: Treating Type 2 Diabetes with Exercise and Diet Intervention
Project at the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 660.000

Agnes-Katharina Kreiling: Temporal Changes in Feeding Ecology and Life Histories of Arctic Charr and Brown Trout in Faroese Lakes                                                        Project at the National Museum - DKK 975.837

Jónrit Halling: FarGen-PGx: Pharmacogenomics within the Faroese Population          Project at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Faroe Islands - DKK 435.770

Sunnvør í Kongsstovu: Initiation of the Genome Atlas of Faroese Ecology  
Project at the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the Faroe Islands – DKK 1.030.072

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