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LiU receives top funding educational sciences

Linköping University is will receive the most funding of all higher educational institutions when the Swedish Research Council distributes project grants for research in the educational sciences.

Six LiU researchers have been granted a total of almost SEK 32 million for three years’ research.

“This is amazing. It’s great that we’re so successful within research on educational sciences, which is also prevalent in other parts of LiU. We deliver broad research,” says Karin Mardsjö Blume, Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences.

Among the recipients are:

  • Polly Björk-WillénPolly Björk-Willén, who will receive a grant for her research on “Language policy in multilingual schools and families
  • Gunnel Colnerud for “Teaching students’ strategies for leadership and leadership development”. Educational sciences projects in the philosophical departments and the Institute of Technology will also receive support.

“We’ve known that we have strong research firmly rooted in different parts of the university, and we are really glad that the Research Council chose this path this year,” Blume says.

In total, 39 applicants out of 279 were granted funds for research in the educational sciences.


Birgitta Weibull 2011-10-28



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