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Grants from the Danish Council for Independent Research. Sapere Aude: DFF- Research Talent 2016

The Danish Council for Independent Research awards 20 grants to research talents in Denmark to the sum of approximately DKK 3 million. The grant recipients are listed below.

 The grants are awarded within the framework of the Danish Council for Independent Research’s Sapere Aude programme. The purpose of this programme is to provide gifted researchers with the best career conditions, to enable them to deliver stand-out research results at a high international level. The recipients of the Sapere Aude: DFF- Research Talent 2016 grant are specifically selected from the group of applicants who in 2016 have been awarded an individual postdoctoral grant by The Danish Council for Independent Research.

Grant letters will be forwarded as soon as possible.

Please be advised that the Council cannot be held responsible for printing errors including awarded amount and reserves the right to make adjustments.


Project Title: A high-throughput discovery platform for cyclic lipopeptides with multi-functional activity against Gram-negative pathogens
Grant Recipient: Alberto Oddo
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: G2C - Greenland Ice Sheet Response to Two Centuries of Oceanic and Atmospheric Change
Grant Recipient: Anders Anker Bjørk
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Uncovering the epigenetic basis for hyperglycemia-induced hepatic dysfunction in diabetic late complications
Grant Recipient: Anne Loft
Place of Employment: Helmholtz Zentrum München
Awarded Amount: DKK 100.000


Project Title: Trafficking of membrane proteins in polarized renal epithelial cells
Grant Recipient: Christina Wilkens Olesen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Improved drought tolerance and recovery via redirection of nitrogen between specialized and general metabolism
Grant Recipient: Elizabeth Neilson
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Do commonly used drugs reduce mortality from ovarian or endometrial cancer?
Grant Recipient: Freija Verdoodt
Place of Employment: The Danish Cancer Society
Awarded Amount: DKK 100.000


Project Title: Who watches the watchers? The ethics of police sousveillance
Grant Recipient: Frej Klem Thomsen
Place of Employment: Roskilde University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: An archaeological fingerprint: Isotopes as a key to trace Denmark’s metal supply and routes of transfer in Early Bronze Age (2100-1500 BCE)
Grant Recipient: Heide Wrobel Nørgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Combating Tax Avoidance and Protecting the Internal Market - EU VAT Grouping (COMBAT)
Grant Recipient: Karina Kim Egholm Elgaard
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Forms of Mental Illness Representation in Contemporary Literature
Grant Recipient: Lasse Gammelgaard
Place of Employment: Aarhus University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Mechanisms for regulation of pressure and perfusion of the brain: new countermeasures and treatment prospective
Grant Recipient: Lonnie Grove Petersen
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Resorption and changing yearly climatic events
Grant Recipient: Michelle Schollert
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Harmonue - cHAnnels foR iMprOved NutrIent Use Efficiency
Grant Recipient: Morten Egevang Jørgensen
Place of Employment: University of Würzburg
Awarded Amount: DKK 100.000


Project Title: Can tax incentives explain excessive corporate cash holdings?
Grant Recipient: Ramona Westermann
Place of Employment: Copenhagen Business School Handelshøjskolen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Unraveling the secrets of the canine platelet secretome (CAPS): A functional platelet fingerprint in health and disease?
Grant Recipient: Signe Emilie Cremer
Place of Employment: University of Copenhagen
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: New Magnetic Resonance method for detecting early inadequate treatment response in Multiple Sclerosis
Grant Recipient: Stig Praestekjaer Cramer
Place of Employment: Rigshospitalet - Glostrup
Awarded Amount: DKK 103.100


Project Title: A randomized controlled trial of treatment of meniscal tears in young adults
Grant Recipient: Søren Thorgaard Skou
Place of Employment: University of Southern Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Using Big Data sources for the consistent estimation of next-generation route choice models
Grant Recipient: Thomas Kjær Rasmussen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Collective effects in two-dimensional materials: electronic excitation and manipulation of plasmons
Grant Recipient: Thomas Christensen
Place of Employment: Technical University of Denmark
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000


Project Title: Performance Evaluation of Massive MIMO with Over-the-Air Methods
Grant Recipient: Wei Fan
Place of Employment: Aalborg University
Awarded Amount: DKK 144.000

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