Grants are mainly in the form of support for young researchers, study trips for PhD students as well as international research and conference trips. A small part is allocated to senior researchers.
The Fund is one of the foremost funds at Chalmers and was established in 1929 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the founding of the University.
The Research Fund statutes state:
"The purpose of the Research Fund is to expand the potential for research at the Institute to the benefit of science and industry".
The available yield from the Fund may be used for a variety of purposes, including:
- acquisition of instruments and materials necessary for research work and which cannot be considered necessary for normal teaching; (...)
- grants to cover the cost of publishing the results of research conducted at the Institute
- support for teachers at the Institute or engineers who graduate from the Institute to make study trips that can be deemed necessary to complete certain research work.
The Fund is announcement on August 19, 2019
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