ERC has awarded €250 million to 27 winners of its highly coveted Synergy Grants. This funding enables groups of two to four lead researchers to bring together complementary skills, knowledge and resources to jointly address research problems at the frontiers of knowledge. The grants are part of the EU's research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. One group from Germany will search for a ...
Social sciences are needed to solve the ethical dilemmas posed by new technologies and innovations, but the increase in the number of social sciences graduates in recent years has not done the job, says European Research Council president
Dr Kenneth Hugdahl of the University of Bergen speaks about his research into auditory hallucination, why meaningful scientific advancement takes time and how the European Research Council (ERC) is integral in making it happen.
Marianna Obrist, an ERC -funded UK researcher, says 9D-TV is on the horizon. That’s vision, hearing, smell and touch, plus the five tastes (sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami). But are we ready for it?
As an ERC grant holder, your goal is to carry out ambitious research. But to get relevant exposure and make the fruit of your work broadly available, outreach activities are a must. You will find in this section useful information, tips and links, including how to contact the ERC's Communication Unit for help.