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Four LUF Grants Awarded in 2020 to Faculty Governance and Global Affairs

The Leiden University Fund (LUF) awards grants to research and educational project in various academic fields once a year. This year, Andrei Poama, Jochem Jansen, Valérie Pattyn and Min Cho of the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs were four of the recipients of such a grant.


From the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs (FGGA), the following researchers were awarded a grant:

Institute of Public Administration

  • Andrei Poama recieved € 16.000 for the project: Fair but harsh? An experimental assesment of the relationship between procedural justice and punishment severity.
  • Valérie Pattyn received € 12.708 for the project: Designing for policy effectiveness in the case of the Sustainable Development Goals. A cross-country study.

Institute of Security and Global Affairs

  • Jochem Jansen received € 24.330 for the project: ‘Experimenteren met veiligheidsbeleving’: een multimodale meting binnen een virtual reality omgeving. (‘Experimenting with safety perception’: a multimodal measurement within a virtual reality environment)

Leiden University College The Hague

  • Min Cho received € 74.750 for the project: Problem-solving through design thinking in Liberal Arts and Science (LAS) education - Tackling wicked packaging at home.


The grants for academic talent of the Leiden University Fund (LUF), varying roughly between €5,000 and €25,000, often function as an important springboard for submitting requests with NWO and other institutions.

The funding is available from a number of Named Funds of Leiden University Fund (LUF) as well as from the cooperation with the Gratama Foundation, the Elise Mathilde Foundation and SVM (Foundation for packaging and environment). These grants for academic talent are often an important step towards grants by NWO and other grant institutions

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