The Russian Science Foundation announced the winners of the 2018 contests for grants for the Initiative research by young scientists and Carrying out research by scientific groups under the leadership of young scientists.
Based on the results of the two competitions, the Foundation supported 503 initiative projects of young scientists in the amount of 1.5-2 million rubles annually and 313 youth scientific groups with funding of 3-5 million rubles. Compared with last year, the number of projects supported by the Fund has increased.
From Southern Federal University 34 applications were submitted to the initiative research competition, 8 projects were supported.
From SFedU 16 projects have been submitted to the competition of youth scientific groups. The winner of the contest was a project from the specialist of SFedU Institute of Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer Science.