XS grants from SSH Open Competition for six FSBS researchers

NWO has selected no fewer than six researchers from the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences to receive a grant from the SSH Open Competition XS pilot. These are grants of up to €50,000, which are intended to make it possible for scientists in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) to elaborate their promising ideas and innovative and risky initiatives.

These researchers have been awarded an SSH Open Competition XS grant:

Emmeke Aarts

Methodology & Statistics

Hans Marien

Social, Health & Organisational Psychology

Katharina Meitinger

Methodology & Statistics

Amy Nivette


Margot Peeters

Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Gerko Vink

Methodology & Statistics

Summaries of the granted projects

Want to submit a proposal to the SSH Open Competition XS?

Researchers with a promising idea who completed their doctorate between five and ten years ago are eligible to apply for this grant if they have a permanent position. There are two opportunities remaining this year:

  • round 3: deadline on 9 February 2023
  • round 4: deadline on 20 April 2023
More information is available on the NWO site