Open Research Area (ORA) projects round 2018

The following 16 projects will be funded for up to three years:

Ambiguity in Dynamic Environments

Sujoy Mukerji, Queen Mary, University of London (GB); Frank Riedel, Bielefeld University (D); Jean-Marc Tallon, Paris School of Economics (F); Atsushi Kajii, Kyoto University (JP) (JSPS associate partner)

Discipline: Economic Theory


Climate Adaptation Policy Lock-ins: a 3 x 3 Approach

Dave Huitema, Open University of the Netherlands (NL); Bernd Siebenhüner, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (D); John Turnpenny, University of East Anglia (GB)

Disciplines: Political Science and Geography


Determinants of ‘Mobilisation’ at Home and Abroad: Analysing the Micro-Foundations of Out-Migration & Mass Protest

Olga Onuch, University of Manchester (GB); Gwendolyn Sasse, Centre for East European and International Studies (D); Jacquelien van Stekelenburg, Free University Amsterdam (NL); Sorana Toma, Université Paris Saclay (F)

Disciplines: Political Science and Empirical Social Research


Facilitating Self-Regulated Learning with Personalized Scaffolds on Student’s Own Regulation Activities

Maria Bannert, Technical University Munich (D); Dragan Gasevic, University of Edinburgh (GB); Inge Molenaar, Radboud University Nijmegen (NL)

Discipline: Education, Psychology, and Computer Science


Hidden Brain States Underlying Efficient Representations in Working Memory

Elkan Akyurek, University of Groningen (NL); Nikolai Axmacher, Ruhr-University Bochum (D); Mark Stokes, University of Oxford (GB)

Discipline: Cognitive Neuroscience


How Are Varying Care Systems Associated with Inequalities in Care and Well-Being in Later Life?

Martina Brandt, Technical University Dortmund (D); Marjolein Broese van Groenou, Free University Amsterdam (NL); Karen Glaser, King’s College London (GB); Yoko Ibuka (JP) (JSPS associate partner)

Disciplines: Empirical Social Research


Oversight and Intelligence Networks: Who Guards the Guardians?

Leonie Ansems de Vries, King’s College London (GB); Claudia Aradau, King’s College London (GB); Marie-Laure Basilien-Gainche, Université de Lyon III (Jean Moulin) (F); Didier Bigo, Sciences Po (F); Jeanette Hofmann, Berlin Social Science Center (D); Thorsten Wetzling, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung (D)

Disciplines: Political Science, Sociological Theory, Empirical Social Research, and Public Law


Production and Perception of Expressions of Emotions in Humans and Their Closest Relatives

Zanna Clai, Durham University (GB); Mariska Kret, University of Leiden (NL)

Discipline: Psychology


Staying in the Rural: Contemporary Life Couse Related Senses of Belonging, Mobility and Rural Community Participation

Tialda Haartsen, University of Groningen (NL); Annett Steinführer, Thünen Institute (D); Aileen Stockdale, Queen’s University Belfast (GB)

Discipline: Geography


Stress Effects on Memory Accuracy versus Generalisation: Testing a New Model Based on Influencing the Temporal Dynamics of Memory Consolidation

Benno Roozendaal, Radboud University Nijmegen (NL); Oliver Tobias Wolf, Ruhr-University Bochum (D)

Discipline: Psychology


The Active Observer

Eli Brenner, Free University Amsterdam (NL); Katja Fiehler, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen (D); Simon Rushton, Cardiff University (GB)

Discipline: Psychology


The Development of Inequalities in Child Educational Achievement: a Six Country Study

Renske Keizer, Erasmus University Rotterdam (NL); Thorsten Schneider, University Leipzig (D); Anne Solaz, Institut National d’Étude Démographique (F); Elizabeth Washbrook, University of Bristol (GB); Sabine Weinert, Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg (D); Hideo Akabayashi, Keio University (JP) (JSPS associate partner)

Discipline: Empirical Social Research


The Nature of Political Representation in Times of Dealignment

Rosie Campbell, Birbeck University of London (GB); Tom Louwerse, Leiden University (NL); Thomas Zittel, Goethe-University Frankfurt (D)

Discipline: Political Science


Towards Realistic Computational Models of Social Influence Dynamics

Klaus Boehnke, Jacobs University Bremen (D); Guillaume Deffuant, Irstea (F); Bruce Edmonds, Manchester Metropolitan University (GB); Andreas Flache, University of Groningen (NL)

Disciplines: Empirical Social Research, Psychology, Political Science


What Is Governed in Cities: Residential Investment Landscapes and the Governance and Regulation of Housing Production

Patrick Le Gales, Centre d’Études Européennes (F); Michele Raco, University College London (GB); Tuna Tasan Kok, University of Amsterdam (NL)

Disciplines: Spatial Planning, Geography, Political Science


Work Hard, Play Hard. Neuropsychological Correlates and Behavioral Implications of Hedonic Compensation

Lotte van Dillen, Leiden University (NL); Wilhelm Hofman, Cologne University (D); Henk van Steenbergen, Leiden University (NL)

Discipline: Psychology