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IGC scientist awarded prestigious European Research Council Starting grant
Date:8/24/2009

nto decision-making on a day-to-day level, for example, when we decide to make a certain type of investment, or a certain purchase, why we opt for a different behaviour or, on the contrary, stick to a routine. On the other hand, findings in this area may shed some light on the mechanisms underlying a range of psychiatric disorders, namely those involving compulsive or addictive behaviours.

Now in it's second edition, the ERC Starting Grants aim to support early career independent researchers (with three to eight years' research experience since completion of their PhD), with a promising scientific track record and proposing to carry out an ambitious and ground-breaking research proposal. The main selection criteria for these, and other, ERC awards is scientific excellence, and all areas of research are covered in the funding scheme.

Of the 2503 applications received in 2009, from 34 countries (EU member sates, Switzerland, Norway, Israel and Turkey), 42 came form scientists working in Portugal, across Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering and Social Sciences and Humanities. To date, 219 grants are confirmed, three of which for scientists working in Portugal, of which Rui Costa is one of the awardees.

Antonio Coutinho, director of the IGC, and Leonor Beleza, President of the Champalimaud Foundation, agree that this prestigious grant acknowledges the leading position of the IGC and the Champalimaud Neuroscience Porgramme, both within the scientific community, and with international funding agencies.


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Contact: Silvia Castro
sacastro@igc.gulbenkian.pt
351-214-464-537
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia
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