Prof Vittal Katikireddi awarded £1.3m in prestigious ERC Starting Grant
Professor Vittal Katikireddi has been awarded more than £1.3m in a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant.
Based at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Professor Katikireddi was granted the award as part of a €677m round of funding announced by the ERC. The grants are part of the EU’s Research and Innovation Programme, Horizon 2020.
The £1.3m will be used to establish Health Equity of Economic Determinants (HEED): Developing a Pan-European microsimulation model – a five year study starting in January 2021, which will look at the impacts of taxation and social security policies on population health and mortality across Europe.
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First published: 14 March 2018