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€2m for our scientists

FOUR Irish scientists have been granted research funds of up to €2m to develop their ideas and build up research teams.

The European Research Council (ERC) gave the funding to Debra F. Laefer, Aoife McLysaght, Stefano Sanvito and Emma Teeling. Their projects focus on urban neighbourhoods, genes in evolution, quantitative electron and spin transport theory and comparative genomics.