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31 Jul 2018

ERC presents examples of 2018 Starting Grants research projects

researcher in greenhouse

The European Research Council (ERC) has published several examples of reearchers and their projects who have received an ERC Starting Grant in 2018. The highlighted projects cover a broad range of topics:

  • Why is the world green: testing top-down control of plant-herbivore food webs by experiments with birds, bats and ants (BABE)
  • Finding how Earthquakes And Storms Impact the Building of Landscapes (FEASIBLe)
  • Beyond Eureka: The Foundations of Japan's Industrialization, 1800-1885 (J-INNOVATECH)
  • Great ape organoids to reconstruct uniquely human development (ANTHROPOID)
  • Biomarkers of individual differences in human cortical visual processing (PUPILTRAITS)
  • (Re)constructing a Bible. A new approach to unedited Biblical manuscripts as sources for the early history of the Karaim language (KaraimBible)
  • Zooming the link between diet and brain health: how phenolic metabolites modulate brain inflammation (LIMBo)
  • Videography of ultrafast phenomena using the FRAME concept (ULTRA-FAST)
  • Low Carbon Action in Ordinary Cities (LO-ACT)

For viewing the Starting Grantees and the descriptions of their projects please go to the ERC website.

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