Bidrag till forskning inom utbildningsvetenskap
1 November 2018
Vetenskapsrådet har beslutat om bidrag inom utbildningsvetenskap. Totalt beviljas knappt 167 miljoner kronor för åren 2018-2022. Av totalt 245 ansökningar beviljas 36 projekt.
Bidrag från Vetenskapsrådet har beslutats inom följande utlysningar:
- Forskarskolor för lärare och förskollärare
Uppsala universitet får 5 projektbidrag:
Jonas Almqvist, institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier: Komparativ didaktik och professionell utveckling för lärare
Kajsa Bråting,institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier : Införande av programmering i skolans matematik - när algebraiskt tänkande interagerar med datalogiskt tänkande
Anna Danielsson, institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier: De oväntade naturvetarna: En studie av vad som möjliggjort för studenter från underrepresenterade grupper att fortsätta till högre naturvetenskaplig utbildning
Jakob Evertsson, historiska institutionen: Skolinspektionen och implementeringen av folkskolan i Sverige, 1861-1930
Maria Hedefalk, institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier: Förskoledidaktiska modeller för undervisning för hållbar utveckling
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