The Strategic Research Area in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (SFOepi)
A strategic research area at Karolinska Institutet to further develop and integrate the unique resources for epidemiological research in Sweden such as biobanks, longitudinal cohorts, and newly available data sources such as computerized patient systems, the multigeneration- and prescription registries
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Apply for Small Grants from SfoEpi
Funding for Small Grants from SFO epidemiology – up to 100.000 kr
SFO epidemiology has a “Small grants” funding mechanism to support bottom-up initiatives in the field of Epidemiology or Biostatistics. You can apply for small grants for workshops or other events, courses, retreats or other activities. The conditions are that the activity you plan must be open to – and of interest to – participants from all SFOepi departments (MEB, KEP, IMM, GPH and ARC/NVS). Follow this link to find further instructions!
Closed and in process - Consolidator Grant for junior researchers from SFOepi
SFOepi will invest in a program for leading junior researchers with particularly outstanding scientific merits and future potential within the strategic research area of epidemiology and biostatistics. To give the most excellent young researchers the opportunity to consolidate their research and broaden their activities, up to three grants will be awarded.
The grant includes three-years of funding for researchers employed at KI or at Region Stockholm and affiliated to KI whose doctoral degree is not more than twelve years old. Particularly meritorious is the ability of the applicant to demonstrate how the planned activities will involve collaboration with other research groups at KI, Region Stockholm or other national or international universities and health care centers.
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Closed and in process - Junior Scholar Grants from SFOepi
The Strategic Research Program in Epidemiology (SFOepi) at Karolinska Institutet hereby announces funding for up to four strategic Junior Scholar Grants within Epidemiology or Biostatistics to support new leading junior researchers with particularly outstanding scientific merits and future potential within Epidemiology or Biostatistics. These grants, which can be used for salaries (own or graduate student) or other project related costs, will be set at 1 000 000 SEK per year for a period of three (3) years (provided that the Faculty Board gives SFOepi its usual funding during these three years). Funding will be distributed by October 2023, and must be used by December 31, 2026.
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