Seminar – Applying for European Research Council (ERC) grants

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ERC supports investigator-driven fundamental research with the potential to break new ground. The grants are open to researchers from all fields and at all levels of seniority (post-PhD), with scientific excellence being the sole evaluation criterion. In this seminar, the Grants Office and experienced researchers will dvelve into the ERC guidelines, expectations and evaluation process, and provide tips and techniques for developing strong proposals.

The seminar is open for researchers at all levels and will run from 10:00 to 12:00 on 19 October 2021. Please register using the link below.



  • About ERC: general information about eligibility and expectations
  • Maximising the chances of success: applicant and evaluator perspectives

Panel discussion involving the following SLU researchers who have substantial experience with ERC as applicants and/or evaluators:

  • Prof Linda Keeling, Department of Animal Environment and Health
  • Dr Barbara Locke Grandér, Department of Ecology
  • Prof Leif Andersson, Senior Advisor, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Prof Tomas Roslin, Department of Ecology



  • Dr Ninad Bondre, Research coordinator, SLU Grants Office
  • Dr Caroline Grabbe, Research coordinator, SLU Grants Office


Sign up by 15 October 2021 at the latest to confirm your attendance.

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Time: 2021-10-19 10:00 - 12:00
City: Zoom
Organiser: Grants Office
Last signup date: 15 October 2021