European Research Council Starting Grant for dr. Sander Koole
July 4, 2011 - Dr. S.L. Koole (VU University Amsterdam) has received a Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro from the European Research Council (ERC). The grant is awarded to young researchers with the proven potential to become leaders in their field. Koole will use the grant to conduct research on embodied emotion regulation.
ERC Starting Grants aim to support up-and-coming research leaders who are about to establish or consolidate a proper research team and to start conducting independent research in Europe. The scheme targets promising researchers who have the proven potential of becoming independent research leaders. It will support the creation of excellent new research teams and will strengthen others that have been recently created.