Project DEMOS led by the Centre for Social Sciences wins HUF 1 billion grant from the EU

The project Democracy Efficacy and the Varieties of Populism in Europe (DEMOS), led by the Centre for Social Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences with the budget of HUF 1 billion successfully reached the grant agreement preparation phase within the H2020 European research support scheme, that funds outstanding research projects evaluated according to their professional excellence, societal impacts, expected level of implementation.  The evaluators of the proposal emphasized among others the proposal's excellent interdisciplinary approach and its ability to re-frame populism in a new way. The principal investigator of the three-year research program is Zsolt Boda, Director of the Institute for Political Science Centre for Social Sciences, the consortium consists of 15 European partners. Besides the scientific excellence the  impact, communication and implementation part of the project proposal  prepared by the Centre's Research Support Team led by Borbala Schenk contributed to its success, earning 4,5 and 5 points out of the 5 score maximum by the evaluators.