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CCBIO seminar: Kenneth Hugdahl

Excellence in science: Experience with ERC grants

Kenneth Hugdahl
Department of Biological and Medical Psychology, University of Bergen; Division of Psychiatry and Department of Radiology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen

In my talk I will present a few reflections on today's funding system, and the difference between bottom-up and top-down funding, and what makes some applications successful, and some not. I will also give some thoughts on the distinction between "science" and "research" if there is any, and how the funding system may bias towards one rather than the other. I will end the talk by some general reflections on the role of the individual versus the collective in successful projects.


Chairperson: Lars A. Akslen <lars.akslen@uib.no>, CCBIO