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Do sponges sleep? This is one of the research questions that 51 technical and scientific researchers are now given the means to try to find answers to.
VELUX FONDEN supports initiatives that allow socially disadvantaged people to participate in constructive communities. Five projects will now receive a total of DKK 10.6 million to develop and test new methods for creating inclusive communities for selected target groups.
A pilot project will award work grants to talented fiction writers in residence at humanities departments at universities: VELUX FONDEN launches the Writer-in-residence programme.
With grants under VELUX FONDENS’s anniversary project ‘Senior citizens with impaired vision’, Danish People’s Aid, the Danish senior citizen organisation Professional Seniors and the Danish Committee for Health Education will generate new knowledge and networks to promote an active life for senior citizens when impaired vision changes their everyday life.
This year, VELUX FONDEN’s core group programme is awarding grants totalling DKK 41 million to eight very different research projects at the University of Copenhagen, the University of Southern Denmark, Roskilde University and Aarhus University.
Project managers’ must-read and megaproject master. The renowned scholar has many names. Soon Professor Bent Flyvbjerg will also have a Danish postcode again. A grant of DKK 30 million from VILLUM FONDEN has enabled the IT University of Copenhagen to recruit the leading international researcher.

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