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Mia Phillipson receives support from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

2017-12-06

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided to extend Professor Mia Phillipson's Wallenberg Academy Fellow grant at Uppsala University. The fellowship amounts to SEK 1.750 million per annum, during five years.

Since the program started in 2012, 174 young researchers have become Wallenberg Academy Fellows.

Wallenberg Academy Fellows is the largest private venture of young researchers in Sweden. In addition to providing the foremost young researchers with long-term resources, which means that they can concentrate on their research, the program contributes to an increased internationalization of the Swedish research environment.

The purpose of these investments is to boost Sweden as a research nation by retaining the greatest talents in the country and by recruiting young international researchers to Swedish universities. Via an integral mentor program, they also have an opportunity to strengthen their scientific leadership and better utilize their research results.

Wallenberg Academy Fellows provides the best young researchers with long-term resources so that they can concentrate on their research. The program, which focuses on researchers in the natural sciences, social sciences, engineering and technology, medicine and the humanities, also contributes to increased internationalization of the Swedish research environment.

The program was established by Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation in close collaboration with five royal academies and 16 Swedish universities. The university nominates researchers to the program, the academies evaluate the candidates and present the most promising researchers for the Foundation, which then makes the final selection.

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