Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2018

Wallenberg Academy Fellows is a long-term program that addresses young researchers in medicine, natural sciences, engineering and technology, humanities and social sciences.

The program is set up in close cooperation with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities and the Swedish Academy.

In the end of the first five year period the Wallenberg Academy Fellows can be nominated for another five years of funding.

Wallenberg Academy Fellows prolongation grants 2018

Associate professor Martin Andersson
Chalmers University of Technology

Artificial bone will provide more natural implants

 

Professor Emil Johansson Bergholtz
Stockholm University

Stable knots – materials of the future

 

Dr Charlie Cornwallis
Lund University 

Explaining puzzling cooperation in the natural world

Professor Anna Dreber Almenberg
Stockholm School of Economics

 Sex hormones may affect our decision making

Associate Professor Christian Göritz
Karolinska Institutet 

Scarring prevents nerve repair

Associate Professor Lisa Hultman
Uppsala University

How to protect civilians in war and conflicts

Professor Mattias Jakobsson
Uppsala University 

Researching the family tree of modern humans

Associate Professor Markus Janson
Stockholm University

Searching for planets

Associate Professor Henrik Johansson
Chalmers University of Technology

Studying the double-copy nature of gravity

Professor Lynn Kamerlin
Uppsala University

Using chemical design to recreate ancient enzymes

Professor Christoph Langhammer
Chalmers University of Technology 

Expanding nanoplasmonics with new materials

Dr François Lallemend
Karolinska Institutet 

Dream project on peripheral nerve cells

Associate Professor Ola Larsson
Karolinska Institutet 

Mapping cell protein production to find a cure for cancer

Professor Staffan I. Lindberg
University of Gothenburg

Swedish democracy research making waves around the world

Associate Professor Johan Lundström
Karolinska Institutet

New findings on smell can help Parkinson’s and Covid-19 patients

Professor Andreas Olsson
Karolinska Institutet

Patterns in the brain reveal our fear of the unknown

Professor Panagiotis Papadimitratos
KTH Royal Institute of Technology 

More secure wireless systems

Professor Mikael Roll
Lund University

Thickness of cerebral cortex may aid linguistic aptitude

Professor Johanna Rosén
Linköping University

She designs nanolaminates with tailored properties

Associate Professor Philipp Schlatter
KTH Royal Institute of Technology 

Computer simulates turbulence

Associate Professor Jonas Strandberg
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Looking for new Higgs particles to explain the dark mysteries of the universe

Associate Professor Sara Strandberg
Stockholm University 

Can supersymmetry explain dark matter?

Professor Camilla Svensson
Karolinska Institutet

Searching for the source of chronic pain

Professor Joakim Westerlund
Lund University

Cleaning up economists’ methods

Professor Henrik Zetterberg
University of Gothenburg 

New ideas on plaque can provide a functioning dementia medicine