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Saastamoinen Foundation grants for year 2022 awarded

The Saastamoinen Foundation has donated EUR 100,000 to the University of Eastern Finland for grants for PhD researchers and postdoctoral researchers for a research period abroad. Now these grants have been awarded.

A list of grant recipients is below. A grant award ceremony will be organized online in summer.  

Grants for postdoctoral researchers

Faculty of Science and Forestry
Amir Esrafilian     12 500 e
Arũnas Meščeriakovas    12 500 e

Faculty of Health Sciences
Mina Azimirad    12 500 e
Nicholas Downes    10 000 e

Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies
Ilia Moshnikov    10 000 e

Grants of PhD researchers

Philosophical Faculty
Sarah Duncan    5 000 e
Mari-Johanna Metso    10 000 e
Temitayo Olatoye    5 000 e

Faculty of Science and Forestry
Awuniji Linus        5 000 e

Faculty of Health Sciences
Tomi Hietanen    5 000 e

Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies
Rahma Hersi        12 500 e

TOTAL        100 000 e

For more information, please contact:
Director of International Affairs, Dr.  Riikka Pellinen, tel. +358 40 355 2453, riikka.pellinen (a) uef.fi
Senior Adviser Kirsi Karjalainen, tel. 050 462 1267, kirsi.karjalainen (a) uef.fi