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NOK 87 million in funding to seven Nordic-British migration projects
NordForsk received a full 218 applications in response to its call for proposals under the Joint Nordic-UK research programme on Migration and Integration. In the final funding decision, NordForsk has awarded a total of NOK 87 million to seven research projects. The funding is provided by the Academy of Finland, the Swedish Research Council, Forte of Sweden, the Research Council of Norway, The Icelandic Centre for Research - RANNÍS, and the Economic and Social Research Council, part of UK Research and Innovation and NordForsk. “The high number of grant applications illustrates that migration and integration is an important thematic area and a research field of great interest to the research community. The participation of research groups in the UK has the added effect of internationalising Nordic research,” explains Arne Flåøyen, Director of NordForsk.