Kristina Edvardsson has been granted a three-year Marie Curie International Postdoc Fellowship from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE). The amount of the grant is 3,435,000 SEK ($570,000 AUD) over three years.
In her new role at the Judith Lumley Centre Kristina is acting as the international coordinator for the Cross country ultrasound study (CROCUS), which is an international study aimed at investigating midwives’ and obstetricians’ experiences and views on the use of ultrasound and maternal/fetal role and rights. The participating countries are Australia, Sweden, Norway, Rwanda, Tanzania and Vietnam.
Kristina will also participate in the Centre’s new program of research on the transition to parenthood.