Project Grants from the Lars Salvius Society
Last updated: Aug 20
Last updated: Aug 20
Who can apply for a project grant?The project grant announces during springtime every year. The application must be sent in before the 30th September.
Legal entities and natural persons e.g. publisher, organization, institution, researcher, author, publicist and writer are welcome to apply for the project grant. Writers and publishers who are not members of Lars Salvius' founder organizations are also entitled to apply.
Promote communicationContributions are primarily intended for projects that promote long-term scientific or popular scientific communication processes. The projects should preferably be of permanent value for the publication and dissemination of science and popular science, for example in books, magazines, media, social media, public gatherings - or in whole new contexts. This may include developing and practically testing methods and tools, training in communicative skills or testing new forms for bringing together publishers, publicists, researchers and the general public. This may include developing and practically testing methods and tools, training in communicative skills or testing new forms for bringing together publishers, publicists, researchers and the general public. The fact that a project aims at long-term effects, even if it relates to a communicative point effort, can be ensured by broad and efficient dissemination to relevant groups of information about its layout and results.
If the project is part of a larger research project, it should be clearly stated in the application how it is separated from the lager project, both scientifically, practically and economically. Contributions are not given for the printing of books and other reports from planned, ongoing or completed research projects.
Examples of contributionsBelow are some examples of awarded project contributions:
• Ann Gustafsson, Uppsala University, for a performance aiming to interest children for natural sciences.
• Torbjörn Nilsson, to develop students' ability to write research-based overviews - syntheses - which include the main features of a historical process or event.
• Svenska Rovdjursföreningen, for further development, deepening and broadening the reporting of scientific research related to predators.
• Magnus Alkarp, for the establishment of an extensive website about Gamla Uppsala.
• Malin Wahlstedt, to initiate, lead and portray a debate, and compile the results of a book about the final question: "How do we save the world?"
• Cultural Association Glänta, to establish a multimedia media library.
• Patric Hadenius, to find new language researchers and help them communicate their research in the language magazine that started in 2007.
• Vanja Berggren, to promote university and university students' knowledge and understanding of other cultures and religions, including seminars, lectures and role-playing.
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