Swedish Research Links (Asian–Swedish research partnership programme)

Three years grants (2003-05) distributed by Sida and the Swedish Research Council in November 2002

The following South Asia related project applications for Swedish Research Links (Asian–Swedish research partnership programme) were granted in November 2002. The projects are for three years (2003-05).

• Jan Pettersson, Dept of Agricultural Entomology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences , Uppsala.
Asian partner: Nimal Savitri Kumar:
Project name: Environmentally acceptable control of pests infesting vegetable plots in tea areas.
Grant: 600 000 SEK

• Anju Saxena, Dept of Linguistics, Uppsala University.
Asian partner: Udaya Narayana Singh
Project name: Digitalized documentation of Indian minority languages.
Grant: 540 000 SEK

• Rolando Zanzi, Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology ( Division of Chemical Reaction Engineering) of the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Asian partners: Jucai Sun,China, Anil Kumar Dubey, India, Z. A. Zainal, Malaysia
Project name: Integrated BIO-SOFC Technology.
Grant: 600 000 SEK

• Jan Lundqvist, Dept of Water and Environmental Studies, Linköping University.
Asian partner: A.Rajagopal
Project name: Water Resources, Livelihood Options and Multi-Stakeholder Dialogues in a River Basin Context.
Grant: 600 000 SEK

• Helena Martin, Dept of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institutet Medical University, Stockholm.
Asian partner: Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
Project name: Evaluation of the relationship of folate and B12 deficiency during pregnancy on pregnancy outcomes, intrauterine growth retardation and newborn vascular reactivity in Pakistan.
Grant: 600 000 SEK

• Bo Leckner, Dept of Energy Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg.
Asian partner: Ajit Kumar Kolar
Project name: Biofuel conversion.
Grant: 600 000 SEK

• Thorvald Andersson, Applied Semiconductor Physics, Dept of Microelectronics and Nanoscience, Physics and Engineering Physics,
Chalmers University of Technology.
Asian partner: Kandatege Premarante
Project name: Nitride semiconductor heterostructures grown by MBE.
Grant: 500 000 SEK

• Bengt Sundén, Division of Heat Transfer, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University.
Asian partner: Sarit Kumar Das
Project name: Experimental and Numerical Simulation of The Dynamic Response of Plate Heat Exchangers.
Grant: 550 000 SEK

• Bengt Danielsson, Dept of Pure and Applied Biochemistry, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University.
Asian partner: Sunil Bhand
Project name: Validation of field-portable and high throughput biosensor techniques for environmental pesticide analysis.
Grant: 550 000 SEK

• Alia Ahmad, Dept of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Lund University.
Asian partner: Sirimevan Colombage
Project name: Microfinance and Poverty Reduction in the Rural Sector: A Case Study of Sri Lanka.
Grant: 550 000 SEK

• Lars Jalmert, Dept of Education, Stockholm University.
Asian partner: G.I.C. Gunawardena
Project name: A Study of Child Rearing Practices Prevalent in Selected Communities in Sri Lanka and an Action Programme to Modity Differentiated Gender Role Socialization.
Grant: 225 000 SEK

• Lo Persson, Biomedical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Lund University.
Asian partner: Rentala Madhubala
Project name: Structure-based drug development against malaria and leishmaniasis.
Grant: 375 000 SEK

• Dag Lindgren, Dept of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences , Umeå.
Asian partner: Mohan Varghese
Project name: Estimation of gene diversity and drift pattern in natural populations and plantations of four south Indian forest tree species.
Grant: 375 000 SEK

• Per Christer Odén, Dept of Silviculture, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Umeå.
Asian partner: V. Sivakumar
Project name: Characterization of tropical and temperate forest seeds with reference to seed storage beehaviour.
Grant: 375 000 SEK

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