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Biologists in Lund receive grants

Biologists at Lund University have been awarded grants from The Royal Physiographic Society of Lund.
The Department of Biology
In total 33 researchers at the Department of Biology in Lund have been awarded grants from The Royal Physiographic Society. Photo. Kennet Ruona

18 researchers at the Department of Biology receive between 55 000 and 220 000 Swedish kronor, in total almost 2,3 million kronor. The researchers awarded grants are: Stephen de Lisle, Robin Delhom, David Dreyer, Rolf Elofsson, Miguel Gomez, Arne Hegemann, Kaj Hulthén, Sylwia Kacprzak, Andreas Nord, Mehrnaz Nouri, Varpu Pärssinen, Rebecca Roberts, Firoz Shah, Johanna Stedt, Alex van Moerkercke, Jerker Vinterstare, Yihan Xia and Xiuqin Zhong.

Grants have also been awarded from The Fund of the Nils Olof Berggrens Foundation. Himma Bakam, Johan Nilsson och Hannah Watson receive in total 312 298 kronor.

Eleven researchers are awarded 1,1 million Swedish kronor in total from The Nilsson-Ehle Endowments. The researchers are: Humberto Itriago, Bengt Olle Bengtsson, Rishi Jaiswal, Sandeep Kushwaha, Juan Manuel Orozco Rodriguez, Jesús Ortega Giménez, David Stuart, Janne Swaegers, Maria Svensson Coelho, Helmy Youssef and Shakhira Zakhrabekova.

Helmy Youssef and Shakhira Zakhrabekova are also awarded travel grants from The Nilsson-Ehle Endowments.

The Royal Physiographic Society of Lund was founded in 1772. Since then the Society’s aim has been to provide reseachers from different disciplines a place to meet, listen to each other and exchange thoughts and ideas. The Society also provide support for research within natural sciences, medicine and technology.
Jan Olsson

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