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Joint Brazilian-Swedish Research Collaboration - awarded grants

Published 2012-05-31

STINT has together with its Brazilian partner CAPES decided to award six grants within the Joint Brazilian-Swedish Research Collaboration Programme, starting the academic year 2012/2013.

The following have received long term grants for international cooperation:
David Bastviken, Department of Water and Environmental Studies, Linköping University, for cooperation with Alex Enrich-Prast, Department of Ecology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, within “The role of methane in aquatic food webs revealed by tropical and boreal fishes”
Klas Kullander, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, for cooperation with Adriano Tort, Brain Institute, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, within “Communication in neuronal networks with focus on hippocampal neurocircuitry and theta oscillations of relevance for learning and memory”
Fredrik Laurell, Department of Applied Physics, Royal Institute of Technology, for cooperation with Isabel Carvalho, Department of Physics, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, within “Electrically responsive optical fibers”
Arne Lowden, Stress Research Institute, Stockholm University, for cooperation with Claudia Roberta de Castro Moreno, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, within “Effects of light exposure and working time on biological rhythms of Brazilian rubber tappers and Swedish mining workers”
Antonio Rothfuchs, Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institute, for cooperation with Andre Bafica, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Federal University of Santa Catarina, within “Employment of immunostimulatory nanoparticles to improve the function of antigen-presenting cells during vaccination and infection with mycobacteria”
Luigi Vanfretti, Department of Electric Power Systems, Royal Institute of Technology, for cooperation with Glauco Nery, Department of Electric Power Engineering, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, within “Development of Synchrophasor-Based Applications with Data Obtained from Emulated and Actual Power Systems”
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