December 10, 2014
The Ford Foundation has awarded CEU a $350,000 grant to further expand the University's work on promoting access, rights, and justice for Europe's most marginalized community, the Roma. CEU's Roma programs include the CEU Roma Access Programs (RAP), initiated with Ford Foundation funding in 2004, and a new University-wide initiative for Roma advancement and inclusion.
September 9, 2014
CEU’s Center for Network Science and Cognitive Development Center were the first two recipients of Horizon 2020 research grants announced recently. The Center for Network Science won a Collaborative Research Grant under Future and Emerging Technologies (FET ICT) for its research project entitled “CIMPLEX: Bringing CItizens, Models and Data together in Participatory, Interactive SociaL EXploratories.” The purpose of the project is to do basic research on ICT related data about diverse spreading phenomena in the society from diseases to innovations.
April 23, 2014
CEU's Center for Media and Communication Studies is participating in VOX-Pol, a five-year, €5.1 million research consortium that will focus on researching the prevalence, contours, functions, and impacts of violent online political extremism and responses to it.
February 25, 2014
Center for Policy Studies (CPS) Research Fellows Violetta Zentai and Vera Messing are participants in the European Commission-funded ASSESS Research Project (Assessing Integration Measures for Vulnerable Migrant Groups), which monitors and assesses the effectiveness of integration measures for three vulnerable migrant groups – women, children and victims of trafficking. The assessment aims to identify the strengths and weaknesses in the application of the Common Basic Principles on Migrant Integration when it comes to the integration of vulnerable migrant groups.
January 28, 2014
CEU Cognitive Science Associate Professor Natalie Sebanz received a €2 million Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for her project “JAXPERTISE,” that will explore how humans learn to coordinate their actions with others, and how they learn from each other through collaboration. Sebanz's project will break new ground by identifying the behavioral, cognitive, and neural mechanisms underlying the learning of joint action, with a special focus on music and dance.
January 14, 2014
Professors Gyorgy Gergely, Gunther Knoblich, and Dan Sperber of the Department of Cognitive Science received a €9.6 million Synergy Grant from the European Research Council, together with their colleague Josep Call, director of the Wolfgang Kohler Primate Research Center at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. The prestigious Synergy Grants are given to top researchers in all disciplines for groundbreaking research projects that significantly advance the frontiers of knowledge.