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The Carlsberg Foundation awards grants to 12 researchers from Science and Technology

A total of 134 outstanding researchers have received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation, of whom 12 are from Science and Technology. The grants are for basic research based on the researchers' own visionary, creative ideas.

2019.11.29 | Tina Fruelund

The Carlsberg Foundation

The Carlsberg Foundation

Basic research is an important priority for the Carlsberg Foundation, which has strategic focus on strengthening Danish basic research. Through future-oriented, focused support for young talents, the Foundation aims to secure the generation change at Danish universities.

The Carlsberg Foundation has granted a total of DKK 204 million to the natural sciences, humanities and social sciences, distributed among 134 recipients.

The 12 researchers from Science and Technology are:

Associate Professor Victor Silva Aguirre, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Amount: DKK 4,490,710 
Grant Type: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project title: 3S3: 3D Simulations of Stellar atmospheres and oScillations

Postdoc Jesper Tataru Bjerg, Department of Bioscience
Amount: DKK 850,000
Grant Type: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: Electrosymbiosis of cable bacteria

Postdoc Amanda Bundgård, Department of Bioscience
Amount: DKK 700,000 
Grant Type: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: Metabolic drivers of cellular damage in low oxygen

Lektor Menglin Chen, Department of Engineering
Amount: DKK 4.150.480
Grant: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project title: OptoMed: Injectable Nanofibrous Optoelectronics as Regenerative Medicine

Postdoc Johannes Christensen, Department of Mathematics
Amount: DKK 700,000
Grant: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: Ergodic theory and the structure of KMS weights

Postdoc Oskar Franch
Amount: DKK 350,000 
Grant: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: Sensing Genomic Sequences using the Bacterial CRISPR Immune System: a Potential New Sensor System

Postdoc Lasse Hyldgaard Klausen, lassehyldgaard@inano.au.dk
Amount: DKK 1,190,099
Grant: Carlsberg Foundation Reintegration Fellowships
Project title: Understanding and regulating membrane tension for the nano-bio interface

Postdoc Emil Laust Kristoffersen, iNANO
Amount: DKK 425,000 
Grant: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: Ribozyme rolling circle amplification

Lektor Nina Lock, Department of Engineering
Amount: DKK 4,254,305
Grant: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project title: Rational development of inexpensive and scalable electrocatalysts

Lektor Bjørn Panyella Pedersen, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Amount: DKK 4,499,599
Grant: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project title: Molecular Mechanisms of Sterol Export from the Lysosome

Postdoc Pil Pedersen, Department of Bioscience
Amount: DKK 425,000
Grant: The Carlsberg Foundation Internationalisation Fellowships
Project title: RewildECO 2 - Cross-scale assessment of Rewilding Efforts on Ecosystem Biodiversity and Resilience

Lektor Qian Janice Wang, Department of Food Science
Amount: DKK 3,081,399
Grant: Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowships
Project title: Virtual and augmented flavours: Extending human flavour perception via novel sensory inputs

In total, 30 outstanding researchers from Aarhus University have received grants from the Carlsberg Foundation, see all of them here

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