FI SV

Parts of application: reseachers and research groups

The application consists of forms completed in the online services and PDF appendices. As an applicant, you have the right to submit your application in Finnish or Swedish, but we ask that you to submit it in English to facilitate the international review.

The online application consists of the following parts:

Personal data/CV

  • Personal details
  • Degrees (most recent one first); parental leaves etc. may be filled in under Additional information
  • Titles of docent and professorships
  • CV appendix following the template structure, no more than two pages

Consortium parties (if applicable)

  • Details on each party (name, email address, organisation and country)
  • Read the guidelines for consortium applications

General information

  • Details on the site of research
  • Title of research project in English and Finnish/Swedish
  • Research fields (at least one, no more than five)
  • Keywords in English and Finnish/Swedish

Abstract

  • Maximum length 2,500 characters
  • Brief overview of scientific and societal objectives, research methods and data as well as expected results and impact of the research
  • Read more about the Abstract

Research plan

Most relevant publications

  • No more than ten of your most important publications for the project; no more than 20 publications in the case of consortium projects
  • Search for publications in the VIRTA publication information service. See the  How-to guides for the online services
  • Details on publications may also be entered manually. Obligatory information: author(s), title, year of publication, name of series/journal, type of publication (will not show in the PDF version of the application)
  • Append a complete list of publications to the application under Appendices

Collaborators

  • Specify the collaborators of the project (name, organisation, country, brief description of the collaboration)
  • Describe the collaborators’ merits relevant to the project and the justifications for choosing them in research plan in section 3.2 of the research plan.

Mobility (Academy projects, Targeted academy projects and Academy programmes)

  • Enter information on planned national and international mobility within the project, itemised by person
  • Guidelines on the mobility allowance are available in the call text under Funding to be applied for and funding period.
  • Mobility (Academy projects, Targeted academy projects and Academy programmes)

Mobility (Academy research fellows and Postdoctoral researchers)

  • Mobility requirement after their doctorate: the applicant must have at least a six-month period of national or international mobility, which must be specified in the application
  • Another period of mobility after doctorate
  • Period of mobility planned for the project
  • Guidelines on the mobility allowance are available in the call text under Funding to be applied for and funding period.
  • Mobility (Academy research fellows and Postdoctoral researchers)

Affiliations

Ethical aspects

  • Ethical permission for project (yes/no).
    • Append the ethical permission to the application under Appendices
  • Found guilty of research misconduct (yes/no).
    • We will not process a funding application if the applicant has been found guilty of research misconduct in the three years preceding the year of the call.
    • The research ethics description is entered under section 4.1 of the research plan.

Funding for the project – Following the Full cost model

  • Funding period, effective working hours, indirect employee costs, overheads percentage and VAT.
  • Salaries and other costs.
  • Other funding sources and their funding contributions. You must immediately notify us if you receive funding from other sources for the same purpose after your application to the Academy has been submitted.
  • Justifications for the funding to be applied for. The cost estimate must be realistic.
  • The salary costs of the PI may, under certain limitations, be incorporated into the total project costs: for project management and/or research Justifications for the salary costs of the PI are entered under Salary of principal investigator.
  • Consult the administration at your site of research when filling in budget details. Read more about the funding in the call text under Funding to be applied for and funding period.
  • Commitment by site of research. Make sure you have a commitment from your site of research (usually a university or research institute) to supporting the project.

Funding for the project – Following the Full cost model 100%

  • Funding period, effective working hours, indirect employee costs, overheads percentage and VAT.
  • Salaries and other costs.
  • Justifications for the funding to be applied for. The cost estimate must be realistic.
  • The salary costs of the PI may, under certain limitations, be incorporated into the total project costs: for project management and/or research Justifications for the salary costs of the PI are entered under Salary of principal investigator.
  • Consult the administration at your site of research when filling in budget details. Read more about the funding in the call text under Funding to be applied for and funding period.
  • Commitment by site of research. Make sure you have a commitment from your site of research (usually a university or research institute) to supporting the project.

Funding for the project – Grant

  • The funding period is usually a two-year period when the funding is available. In the free-form research plan enter the planned dates of the visit (7-360 days).
  • Other expences
  • Commitment by site of research in the Mobility to Finland call. Make sure you have a commitment from your site of research (usually a university or research institute) to supporting the project. 

Salary – Academy professors and Academy researchers

  • Funding period.
  • The salary is in accordance with the call text.
  • For the positions of Academy professor and Academy researcher the applied funding is for personal salary. Funding for research costs is applied for later. However, they should be specified under Research costs.
  • Commitment by site of research. Make sure you have a commitment from your site of research (usually a university or research institute) to supporting the project.

Research costs – Academy professors and Academy research fellows

  • Preliminary budjet with justifications for research grants applied for later and funding currently applied for. 
  • Funding period.
  • Salaries and other costs.

Salary of principal investigator

  • Justifications, if salary costs for PI are included in the funding plan
  • The salary costs of the PI may, under certain limitations, be incorporated into the total project costs: for project management and/or research
  • If the PI does not have a permanent employment relationship, include a salary plan for the PI covering the entire funding period.
  • Read more about the PI’s salary in the call text under Funding to be applied for and funding period.

Work-time arrangements for clinical researcher

  • Describe the working-time arrangements for reconciling the research and the clinical work.

Public project description

  • Maximum length 1,000 characters
    • Reader-friendly and popular description of the research project in English and Finnish/Swedish
    • The topic of the research and the rationale
    • The data and research methods to be used (interviews, statistical data, archive materials, etc.)
    • The site of research
    • The significance and objectives of the research from the perspective of society and science
    • Any other interesting aspects
    • If relevant, a link to the researcher’s website, if it contains more information on the topic
  • If relevant, references to previous publications that are readily available at public libraries or on the internet.
  • The public description helps the Academy to disseminate information on the research project.
  • Read more about the Public description

Authorisation

  • You can authorise another person to edit or view your application.
  • Start authorisation by entering the person’s name in the field.
  • The person must have set up an account in the Academy’s online services (SARA).
  • You cannot authorise more than one person at a time to edit a field in your application, and you cannot edit that same field while the authorisation is active.
  • Do not authorise yourself.
  • Technical instructions on the authorisation process are available in the  How-to guides for the online services

Appendices

  • Appendices must be pdf files.

       Obligatory appendices

  • CV is appended under Personal data/CV, no more than two pages.
  • Complete list of publications. The most relevant publications are entered under Most relevant publications.
  • Data management plan. Write the plan with help from DMPTuuli or according to the guidelines found on the Academy’s website
  • Plan of intent (call for letters of intent for Academy Programmes) following the template structure, no more than four pages, no more than six pages for consortia.
  • Finnish doctoral degree certificate or a certificate (in English) for a doctorate earned abroad (Academy research fellows, postdoctoral researchers); do not append your transcript of records.

       Case-specific appendices

Submit the application

  • You can submit the application when you have filled in or attached all the necessary information.
  • A red warning triangle on the tab tells you that information is missing.
  • You can supplement the application until the deadline expires. Resaving will replace the earlier version.
  • If you want to supplement the application after the deadline has expired, please get in touch with the Academy’s contact persons listed in the call text.

 

Last modified 13 Nov 2019
Connect with us
Facebook  Twitter YoutubeLinkedInSlideshare
SWITCHBOARD +358 295 335 000
REGISTRY +358 295 335 049
FAX +358 295 335 299
   
EMAIL firstname.lastname@aka.fi
OFFICE HOURS Mon–Fri 8.00–16.15
   
STAFF DIRECTORY »
DATA PROTECTION »
CONTACTS & INVOICING »
QUESTIONS & FEEDBACK »