Call for applications: ReNEW Workshop grants (spring 2019)

ReNEW announces a targeted call for mobility and workshop grants for Copenhagen Business School and Södertörn University (both mobility and workshops), Aarhus University (mobility only) and University of Oslo (workshops only). Eligible applicants are researchers at all stages of their careers, including PhD students and affiliated researchers, working in these above-mentioned universities. Funding is applied for on a competitive basis.

Applicants must be doing research within the themes of ReNEW: 

  • Nordic cooperation and region-building;
  • Democracy, governance and law;
  • Public policy, gender equality and labour markets;
  • Imagining Norden - branding and Nordic reputation;
  • Multiculturalism and globalization;
  • Nordic culture, education and media. 

Workshop grants

ReNEW workshops have multiple purposes, such as, to explore research ideas, to pursue on-going cooperation in the context of a joint publication, to fund smaller start-up projects, to contribute to outreach or other activities. Grant covers travel of participants, hosting of the workshop, meals during the workshop and other relevant costs. Grant recipients must comply with the administrative rules for events of the granting university. We expect workshops to most often take place at a ReNEW partner university. The workshop, as part of international research collaboration, should aim to include the most relevant scholars in a particular sub-field of relevance of ReNEW.  
The following are the criteria for funding:

  • Contribution to high quality research within the themes of ReNEW as a result of the workshop;
  • The participants should preferably represent at least two universities within the ReNEW hub;
  • The short-term and long-term aim of the workshop should be specified, with an emphasis on contribution to the research field.

Important information

Applications are submitted electronically through application forms in ReNEW’s homepage
Required attachments for mobility: curriculum vitae, detailed budget (travel, accommodation and other costs incurred by the visit) and invitation from host institution.  

Required attachments for workshops: list of participants (names and emails), workshop description (purpose, plan for advertisement, time schedule, preliminary programme, contribution to ReNEW themes & research and future involvement in ReNEW), detailed budget (max sum equivalent to 50 000 NOK unless special circumstances, including expected costs for meals, travel, accommodation), CV of main applicants. 

The workshop/mobility stay should be carried out in 2019/early 2020. Successful workshop applicants will be required to submit their preliminary workshop programme for publication on the ReNEW website. Moreover, successful workshop/mobility applicants are to submit a short report to the ReNEW steering group within one month after the mobility/workshop.  
In planning workshops and mobility stays, applicants are invited to consider how their activities might also generate content for (the ReNEW website for outreach and public dissemination) 
ReNEW funding should be acknowledged on the workshop call and programme. All research published following the workshop and mobility funding should refer to the supportive role of ReNEW.  
Deadline for applications is 3 June 2019. A new call opens in the autumn of 2019.

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Published May 6, 2019 1:45 PM - Last modified May 7, 2019 1:56 PM