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Innovational Research Incentives Scheme

Veni, Vidi and Vici Grants

The NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme is directed at researchers in various stages of their careers and includes three forms of grants: Veni (for researchers who have recently obtained their doctorates), Vidi (for experienced researchers) and Vici (for researchers of professorial quality).

2018

NWO-Vici

  • Dr Sarah Bracke (Sociology): EnGendering Europe’s Muslim Question

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Rahil Roodsaz (Anthropology): The Paradox of romantic love: negotiating autonomy and commitment in intimate relationships in the Netherlands
  • Dr Sara Geven (Sociology): What do you expect? Studying teacher expectations through an institutional lens
  • Dr Eelco Harteveld (Political Science): From ‘disagree’ to ‘disapprove’: the origins and consequences of affective polarization in Europe

2017

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Kobe De Keere (Cultural Sociology): Hiring on taste: revealing the hidden power of cultural capital within occupational recruitment procedures 
  • Dr Daphne van der Pas (Political Science): Do female politicians talk differently? Or do journalists hear different things?
  • Dr Fabio Wolkenstein (Political Science): Democratising Europe Through Transnational Partisanship

NWO-Vidi

  • Dr Liza Mügge (Political Science): Misrepresenting Diversity? Identity in politics
  • Dr Justus Uitermark (Sociology): Between collectivization and enclosure: examining the uneven provision of clean water, waste disposal and public space in rapidly growing cities

2016

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Marcel Hanegraaff (Political Science): Lobbying in the European Union: Why the Political Agenda Favours Some Interests Over Others
  • Dr Matthijs Rooduijn (Political Science): Building or Burning Bridges?

NWO-Vidi

  • Dr Tom van der Meer (Political science): From a crisis of political trust to a crisis of democracy
  • Dr Enzo Rossi (Political science): Legitimacy Beyond Consent
  • Dr Rachel Spronk (Anthropology): Sexuality and the Making of the Middle Class: A Comparative Study of Desire and Status in Three African Countries

2015

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Thijs Bol (Sociology):  Pay gaps between occupations
  • Dr William Boterman (Urban Studies):  Educational inequality and socio-spatial strategies of parents
  • Dr Beste Isleyen (Political Science):  The daily governance of transit migration in Turkey  at  European Union borders: the Europeanisation of Turkish border and migration governance

2014

NWO-Vici

  • Prof. Herman van de Werfhorst (Sociology) -  Between Institutions and Social Mechanisms: Education and Inequality in Comparative Perspectiv

NWO-Vidi

  • Dr Daniel Mügge (Political Science) - The politics of economic measurements  

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Sofie Marien (Political Science) - The quality of political debate and political trust 
  • Dr Emily Yates-Doerr (Anthropology) -  When global health meets local development: a case study of the 'First 1000 Days of Life'-intervention in Guatemala 
  • Dr Luara Leite Ferracioli (Political Science) -  Asylum theory for a non-ideal world  

2013

NWO-Vici

  • Prof. Kène Henkens (Sociology) –  Ageing workers in an ageing society: labour force transitions and work in late life   

NWO-Veni

  • Dr Ursula Daxecker (Political Science) -  Voting and Violence 
  • Dr Armen Hakhverdian (Political Science) -  De effecten van publieke opinie
  • Dr Theresa Kuhn (Political Science) -   Grenzen aan solidariteit?
  • Dr Bram Lancee (Sociology) -   Etnische ongelijkheid op de arbeidsmarkt
  • Dr Liza Mügge (Political Science) -   Gender en etniciteit in de Tweede Kamer  

2012

NWO-Veni

  • Dr. Joost Berkhout (Political Science)
    Belangengroepen in West-Europa in kaart gebracht
  • Dr. Erica van der Sijpt (Anthropology)
    Reproductie in Roemenië: een abortuscultuur? 
  • Dr. Alex van Venrooij (Sociology)
    Het succes van elektronische dansmuziek

2011

NWO-Veni

  • Dr. Catherine Montgomery (Anthropology)
    Experimenting with drugs: What do clinical trials do?

2010

NWO-Veni

  • Dr. Sarah de Lange (Political Science)
    New government parties: failure or success?
  • Dr. Fiona Parrott (Anthropology)
    Reassessing reproductive health and responses to HIV risk, disease and treatment among men in rural northern Malawi
  • Dr. Eelke van Heemskerk (Political Science)
    Towards a social theory of corporate governance: interaction, incentives and information in private and semi-public managerial decision-making 
  • Dr. Rachel Spronk (Anthropology)
    Transformations in intimacy. Sexuality and modern personhood among middle-class Nigerians from 1940 to the present
  • Dr. Tom van der Meer (Political Science)
    Unity in diversity. Qualitative and quantitative analyses of the detrimental effects of ethnicity and ethnic diversity on social capital 

NWO-Vidi

  • Prof. dr. Marieke de Goede (Political Science)
    European security culture 
  • Dr. Olav Velthuis (Sociology)
    The globalization of high culture: how markets for contemporary art develop in Brazil, Russia, India and China
  • Dr. Jarrett Zigon (Anthropology)
    Human rights and the HIV/AIDS pandemic: global impact on moral and political subjectivity

 

More about the Grants

Veni

The Veni grant offers researchers who have recently gained their PhDs the opportunity to further develop their ideas for a period of three years. The grant is for a maximum of 250,000 euro.

Vidi

The Vidi grant is targeted at researchers who have already gained several years of research experience at a postdoc level and whilst doing so have demonstrated that they can generate innovative ideas which they can independently and successfully develop. They may develop an innovative line of research and appoint one or more researchers for this purpose. The grant is for a maximum of 800,000 euro.

Vici

The Vici grant is targeted at the senior researcher who has successfully demonstrated the ability to develop his or her own innovative line of research and the ability to act as a mentor for young researchers. Vici laureates may build up their own research group, often in anticipation of receiving a tenured professorship. The line of research shall be structurally embedded within the research institute. Experienced researchers may submit a preproposal at least 8 years and no more than 15 years after they have obtained their doctorates. The grant is for a maximum of 1,500,000 euro.