FWO-SB is a very important funding channel for PhD students in Flanders (Belgium). After submitting a proposal in September, PhD candidates have to defend their project for a jury in November/December. Usually the results appear online in mid-December, and for this year’s call that was today:
De resultaten SB beurzen oproep 2017 staan online https://t.co/2EG16ohL9I
— FWO (@FWOVlaanderen) December 14, 2017
Since I was a little bit curious about how many projects went to each university and since I want to keep my tidyverse skills up to date, I parsed the PDF-file with all of the results and plotted it using ggplot2.
Good job KU Leuven!
Pieter Meysman asked me to normalise the data a little bit, so I looked for the amount of professors per university and plotted the data again. This time, the x-axis represents the amount of projects per 100 professors:
I’ve used the following amount of professors (click on link for source):
The code to create this plot can be found here and on Github: