1. Jonas Olson has just initiated the research project, subsidised by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, "A Controversy Started of Late: Rationalism and Sentimentalism in 18th Century Metaethics". Olson does also take part in to project "Fitting Attitudes of Value", financed by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada.

2. Priority setting in heath care. This is a project is running between 2012 and 2014 and it is hosted by the Stockholm Centre for Health Care Ethics, subsidised by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, lead by Professor Niels Lynöe at KI, Professor Sven Ove Hansson at KTH and Torbjörn Tännsjö at SU. The researchers at Stockholm University, who take part in the project, are Torbjörn Tännsjö, Gustaf Arrhenius, Claudio M. Tamburrini and Lisa Furberg. They discuss problems related to issues such as cost effectiveness, prioritarianism and egalitarianism in relation to priority setting in health care.

3. The ethics of killing. Torbjörn Tännsjö has just finalised a project supported by The Swedish Research Council and hosted by Stockholm Centre of Health Care Ethics on moral aspects of killing; the results are intended do be published in articles and in a book The rightness of killing: three theories.

4. Understanding agency. This is a big project funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, which is based in Uppsala but includes research at Stockholm University (Frans Svensson, Göstas Grönros and Robert Callergård), Jyväskylä University, Lund University and Södertörns högskola as well. Frans Svensson is a member of the governing board of the project. The project is mainly (though not exclusively) historical, and aims to investigate different conceptions of human agency which have been proposed in the Western philosophical tradition.

5. The Franco-Swedish Program in Economics and Philosophy. The main aim of this international scientific program, funded by RJ and FMSH is to bring moral and political philosophy and economic theory to bear on the analysis, justification and criticism of political and economic institutions and public policies. Some typical topics of this research are theories of distributive justice and individual responsibility, theories of welfare, alternatives to GDP, egalitarianism, equity in health, poverty measurement, equality of opportunity, democratic theory and voting systems, economic democracy, the measurement and distribution of power (including voting power), population ethics and duties to future generations (the ethics of global warming), the evolution of norms, philosophy of risk and uncertainty, rational and social choice, evolution of norms and cooperation and its connection to the justification and meta-ethical status of normative theories. The program is jointly led by Gustaf Arrhenius and Marc Fleurbaey (CNRS, IGS). Time period: 2012-2015. Funding: €900 000. Webpage: fsppe.hypotheses.org