HONORLOGIC Principal Investigator Profiled in APS ERC Article

Prof. Ayşe K. Üskül interviewed in Observer piece on Psychological Science and the European Research Council

In an article on the importance and ‘influence of ERC funding on the psychological science research process’, Prof. Ayşe K. Üskül said: ‘In a climate where demands on us academics are constantly increasing, at costs including reduced time for our dream research, ERC is one of the few funds in Europe that helps researchers acquire resources (most importantly time) to engage in high-risk, high-gain projects.’

The HONORLOGIC PI was interviewed as a recipient of an ERC Consolidator Grant, which supports researchers with ‘7-12 years of experience since completion of PhD, … a scientific track record showing great promise and an excellent research proposal.’

The funding is worth €2million over a five-year period and enables Ayşe to devote much of her research time to the HONORLOGIC project, which is researching how cultural groups that promote honour as a core cultural value approach co-ordinating with others, reaching compromise, and
offering apologies.

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