Results from the 2015 call for PhD proposals to GLOBVAC

The call invited proposals within all thematic areas covered by the GLOBVAC work programme 2012-2020 (PDF-246.7 KB). Based on instructions from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs regarding future funding to the GLOBVAC programme, the amount available for allocation was reduced from 16 million NOK to 8 million NOK.   

For the list of panelmembers and referees used in the GLOBVAC application process for PhD fellowships with mandatory overseas stay, deadline 9.9.2015, see the attachment in the right menu.

Two PhD projects were approved for funding:

Project number





Improved diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis: Evaluation of a low-cost point-of-care cryptosporidiosis test in children in Ethiopia

University of Bergen

Conditions specified in separate letter


Negotiating girl power: empowering adolescent girls to build a sustainable development

University of Oslo

Conditions specified in separate letter

The projects are funded contingent of satisfactory revisions and contract negotiations with the Research Council of Norway. Projects not listed above were not granted funding.

Please note: All applicants will receive a letter from the Research Council of Norway with details on the GLOBVAC Programme Board’s decision for funding. We kindly ask all applicants to refrain from contacting the Research Council until they have received the letters and assessments on “My RCN Web”.



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