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A total number of 20 applications for SASNET planning grants were received. Decisions were taken on 28 August 2007. Total amount applied for was SEK 1,798,285.

Networking grants/planning for new research projects

  • Maria Andersson, Department of Biotechnology, Center for Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Lund University: ”Sol-gel encapsulation of biomolecules – special emphasis on developing cost-effective diagnostic tests.” SEK 75 000
  • Vinod Diwan, Division of International Health (IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet: ”Improving maternal health outcomes in Madhya Pradesh, India – bridging the gap between research and practice.” SEK 75 000
  • Maigun Edhborg, Neurobiology, Care Science, Section for Nursing, Karolinska Institutet: ”Impact of maternal perinatal depressive symptoms on infant development and health in Bangladesh.” SEK 75 000.
  • Olof Olsson & Gokarna Gharti-Chhetri, CMB – Molecular Biology, Göteborg University: ”Phytoremediation of Arsenic in South Asian countries." SEK 75 000

Networking grants/planning for new educational project

  • Martha J. Garrett, Womens and Children’s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University: ”Regional Networking for Information on Child Survival.” SEK 150 000

Grants for a Guest Lecture Programme

  • William Hogland, Department of Technology, University of Kalmar: ”Invitation of Sunil Kumar, Kurian Joseph, and Anjali Srivastava.” SEK 60 000
  • Claes-Göran Holmberg & Per-Erik Ljung, Comparative Literature, Centre for Languages and Literature, Lund University: ”Invitation of Professor Soumyayit Samanta, Dept. of English, North Bengal University, Siliguri, India.” SEK 20 000

Grants for organising an Interdisciplinary Workshop

  • Eva-Maria Hardtmann, Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University: ”Conference on Dalits in the Global Justice Movement: Researchers and Activists in Dialogues.” SEK 62 000
  • Om Prakash, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, School of Technology and Design, Växjö University: ”Implementation strategies for the transfer of hybrid photovoltaic-thermal technology (H-PV/T) from research to lab to field.” SEK 75 000