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Flash call to support research projects on the Social impact of longer lifespans (FS24-1B)

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The Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation is launching a call to support research projects in social sciences that study the social impact of Longer Lifespans through the conducting of a quantitative survey.

  

14 March 2024 – 4 April 2024

 

 

WE SEEK:
 

  • To offer economic grants to conduct original and novel quantitative surveys in any of the disciplines belonging to the Social Sciences. 

  • To study society as a whole, as well as the social impacts of a determined phenomenon.

  • That the research projects based on these surveys may follow the entire trajectory from hypotheses to conclusions within a time period not exceeding 12 months

  • Proposals that study any variable, component, dynamic or social phenomenon related with Longer Lifespans, from any discipline belonging to the social sciences.

 

WE OFFER:
 

  • A maximum grant of 35,000 euros per project, including all taxes and indirect expenses.


 

WE REQUEST:
 

  • That the university or research centre receiving the grant must sign a research agreement with the ”la Caixa” Foundation.

  • That the quantitative surveys be contracted out as a professional service and comply with all methodological guarantees.

 

WHO CAN APPLY:
 

  • The call is open to proposals led by researchers of any nationality who conduct their activity at universities, research centres or private non-profit organisations dedicated to research and based in Portugal.

 

CALENDAR:
 

  • Submission deadline: proposals can be submitted until 13h00 p.m. (UTC) on 4 April 2024.

  • Proposals must be submitted  via the online platform available for this purpose (http://grants.lacaixafoundation.org/). Applications received via other channels will not be accepted. 

  • The resolution of calls will be published on the Social Observatory website approximately 8 weeks after the applications deadline date. Prior to publication, those candidates selected will be notified by email.

 

CONTACT:
 

  • For any queries regarding the call, you can contact the Social Observatory of the ”la Caixa” Foundation via email at:  [email protected].

 

GENERAL DOCUMENTATION FOR THE CALL: