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LU Africa Research Day

Research cooperation with Africa – recent trends and funding opportunities


Venue: Hörsalen, External Relations, Stora Algatan 4

Time: 23 October, 13.00 – 16.30


All PhD-students and staff at Lund University are welcome!



13.00 – 13.15 Welcome and introduction to the LU Africa Research Day - Magnus Jirström, Chair LU Africa Strategy Group
13.15 – 14.00 Swedish-African Research Collaboration: Opportunities and Challenges - Thomas Rosswall, Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board of the Swedish International Development Cooperation (Sida)
14.00 – 14.30 Development research funding at Swedish Research Council: Goals, approaches and calls - Dan Wilhelmsson, Coordinator for Development Research, Swedish Research Council
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee/Tea and networking possibilities
15.15 – 15.45 Cooperation with Africa through the EU Framework Programme for R&I – from Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe - Rickard Eksten, Brussels representative / Senior EU Policy Officer, Lärosäten Syd/Lund University
15.45 – 16.00 Wallenberg project grant policy plus a few words on Research Professional - Johanna Mellgren, Lund University Research Service Office
16.00 – 16.15 International Research Funders: Opportunities and Local Support - John Phillips, Lund University Research Service Office
16.15 – 16.30 Closure and Conclusions


Registration will close on October 17!


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