The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Dr Jan Stoop of Erasmus School of Economics with a Vidi grant. The NWO Vidi grant of up to 800.000 euros is awarded to excellent researchers who, after obtaining their doctorate, have conducted research successfully for a number of years. This grant enables Jan Stoop to conduct his research for the coming five years.
Energy information systems are important to secure resilient and sustainable cities. Dr Yashar Ghiassi-Farrokfhal from the Erasmus Centre for Future Energy Business at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has won a grant to recruit faculty to research how municipalities can facilitate their efforts towards reaching sustainability goals, until 2021. The award from ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems was granted to a consortium of RSM with Danish and Swedish municipalities and other international universities.
Andrea Naghi, Assistant Professor at Erasmus School of Economics and ERIM Associate Member, is awarded a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship for her proposal ‘Competing Forecasts’. This prestigious EU Horizon2020 grant to the amount of 170,000 euro is meant to encourage the mobility of researchers across national borders within the European Union.