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Arne Wittlöv, Vice Chancellor Johan Carlstén, Fru Börjesson, Adv. Claes Beyer, Vice Chancellor Per Eriksson, Prof. Bengt Kasemo,
Associate Prof. Pål Börjesson, Håkan Frisinger

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The Håkan Frisinger award 2008

Associate Professor Pål Börjesson receives the 2008 Håkan Frisinger award
The Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awarded its scholarship for 2008 to Associate Professor Pål Börjesson at Lund University for his research within the area of systems studies of bioenergy and biofuels, as well as spreading knowledge and cooperation with decision-makers in society and the business community.

Pål Börjesson´s research deals with the role of biomass in a long-term sustainable energy system, with focus on energy efficiency, cost efficiency and environmental impact. His research includes scenarios for future production and use of bioenergy as well as an analysis of the incentives for and obstacles to the use of various bioenergy systems. In recent years, Pål Börjesson´s research has primarily dealt with biofuel systems for the transport sector.

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MOBILITY AND ACCESS THIRD CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSALS

VREF invites applications for research grants to support
projects to be implemented 2022 under the programme for “Mobility & Access in African Cities”.

Deadline: 15 September 2021

MOBILITY GRANT 2021- MAC-MG 2021PDF (pdf, 443.4 kB)

The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.

 STUDY VISIT GRANT 2021

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

CALL FOR NOMINATION FOR the Håkan Frisinger Award for Excellence in Transportation Research

The VREF invites universities located in Sweden to nominate candidates for The Håkan Frisinger Award (Håkan Frisingers pris till framstående transportforskare) and apply for a VREF Visiting Researcher Grant for the nominated candidate.

Closed on 2021-03-15.

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Call deadline: March 1, 2021 .

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