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Call for applications!

Call for Applications for Seed Money to Conduct Short-Term Research on Learning & Innovation @UM

The UM Taskforce on Learning & Innovation invites you to apply for seed money (between €2,500 and €10,000) to help fund your short-term research! The aim of this grant is to stimulate academic staff across UM faculties to collaborate and conduct research on a topic related to learning and innovation here at the UM. The deadline for submitting the application is 15 October 2021 (17:00). For more details on the handful of requirements, please see the application form.

Download the application form here.

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The four L&I research themes:

1. PBL now and in the future

Examples of topics within this theme are: digitization of education, implementation of vision on assessment and EDview projects, Teacher professional development, Role and impact of AI/Learning Analytics in education

2. International education

Examples of topics within this theme are: International Classroom, Global Citizenship Education, YUFE and YERUN, NRO research grants on effects of internationalization in education

3. Human cognition, learning and education

Examples of topics within this theme are: Human learning, human decision making, dyslexia and dyscalculia and brain plasticity, multilingual brain functioning

4. Life Long Development

Examples of topics within this theme are: Flexible and high quality learning throughout life – from toddler to senior. Factors influencing educational career and study success