Ingela Petersson Lies Memorial Fund

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This fund, in the memory of Ingela Petersson Lies, aims to give support to registered Occupational Therapists who have recently received a PhD and who show a great interest and aptitude in research in Occupational Therapy and/or Occupational Science. A grant will be given to support new researchers who, in the spirit of Ingela, seek challenges with curiosity and see possibilities, as Ingela did.

Karolinska Institute hereby announces Grant 2016 at the Division of Occupational Therapy, Department of of Neurobiology, Care Sciences, and Society (NVS).

Possible candidates are newly qualified occupational therapists in Sweden, who have worked to connect research with the undergraduate education in occupational therapy, worked for international collaborations as well as those who develop new methods within Occupational Therapy research. 
The grant will be given as a travel stipend, preferentially, or as stipulated by the fund's committee.

The grant will be awarded annually according to recommendations of the fund's committee comprising of five persons; two representatives from Ingela Petersson Lies family, two associate professors/researchers from the division, and the head of the division of Occupational Therapy, Karolinska Institutet.

Short list of suitable candidates will be given after the announcement publised on the website of the Division of Occupational Therapy at Karolinska Institutet. The grant is awarded during an occupational therapy forum where the grant recipent will hold a 20-minute lecture on occupational therapy.

The grant will be provided during the fall semester 2016. Application forms and instructions is available to download here

The fund

The fund will be administered by Karolinska Institutet. Bank giro 5310-6407. Please indicate "Ingela Petersson Lies Memor Fund".

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