Ten new Academy Research Fellows in health research
The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Health has decided to fund ten new Academy Research Fellows. Within the September 2012 call, the Research Council received 88 applications for research posts as Academy Research Fellow. The success rate was 11.4 per cent. The competition for funding was extremely fierce, due to the large number of applications and the decrease in available funds.
Finland to host ICOS headquarters
The headquarters of the European Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS) will be established on the University of Helsinki Kumpula Campus in Helsinki in early 2014. The Finnish Research Infrastructure (FIRI) Committee of the Academy of Finland has proposed to the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture and the Ministry of Transport and Communications that Finland also commit to supportin...
New research posts in natural sciences and engineering
The Academy of Finland has allocated EUR 20.3 million for research posts in the fields of natural sciences and engineering. The Academy’s Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering decided to fund 46 three-year research posts as Postdoctoral Researcher and 20 five-year research posts as Academy Research Fellow. Within the September 2012 call, the Research Council received 305...
History sheds light on clashes between the Ancient Near East and the West
A diverse team of humanities scholars at the University of Helsinki exploring the historical roots of the relations and dichotomy between the Ancient Near East and the western world have concluded that western impressions of the East are still largely based on classical Greek historiography. The result, the researchers argue, is a lopsided overall picture of the historical events in and relatio...
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