FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Who would be called PI in the application?
A: Each project partner is a PI. There will be 2-4 PI:s in the consortium, one of whom will be the consortium leader.

Q: Does the signature page need to be at KSLA by the application deadline, 5 pm on 9 September 2019?
A: No, the signature page may be mailed after the application deadline, but within a week.

Q: Should all PIs print and sign separate forms or seek some other evidence of departmental approval?
A: No. The application must be signed by the consortium leader and her/his department head. If the application is granted, each PI and his/her department head will sign the contract with the funder.

Q: The call text states that the consortium leader must have no more than ten years from the first doctoral degree. What about the other consortium partners / PIs?
A:The other PIs can be older, meaning having more than ten years from the first doctoral degree. They may also be younger, but every PI must have a doctoral degree.

Q: Is there a project plan format available or some kind of specific instructions (with page limits etc.) for the application?
A: No, there are no specific forms for the project plan. It must address all evaluation criteria and be submitted as a pdf attachment to the electronic application, along with CV and budget. Maximum size for each attachment is 2 MB. Please see instructions on the Application page.

Q: Is it possible for a researcher to participate in the application as PI without being employed by the participating university / research institute?
A: Yes, this is possible, but the university / research institution must guarantee employment if the application is granted. The application must show how the PI will cover her /his salary costs during the funding period.

Q: How strict is the 10 year rule? (”The consortium leader must have no more than ten years from the first doctoral degree.”)
A: Exceptions to the 10 year rule may be allowed because of career breaks such as maternity, paternity and parental leaves, military or non-military service, or long-term illness.

Ekonomiska konsekvenser av skador på skogen

Syftet med denna workshop är att sondera behov av komplettande indata och…

Bidrar CAP till livsmedelsstrategins mål?

Den europeiska handelsstrategin CAP diskuteras vid Jordbruksavdelningens sammankomst.

KSLA utlyser Wallenbergprofessurer

Fyra ettåriga gästprofessurer av högsta internationella klass perioden 2021–2024.

Sök anslag/resebidrag för forskning inom betes- och vallkultur m m

Stöd för forskning på betes-/vallkultur, fröodling och studier inom vallodling, vallfoderberedning/-foderutnyttjande.