Politics, History and Social Sciences Grants

2014

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration
Dr. Guido Orgs (Psychology)
ESRC
£245,894
Synchronous movement cooperation and the performing arts
01/09/14
18 months

Dr. André Szameitat (Psychology)

British Academy
£9,980
Gender Effects in Multitasking
01/09/14
24 months

Professor Matthew Hughes (Politics and History)

US Marine Corps University Foundation
$5,000

Travel grant to organise conference on Saipan

01/02/14

6 months

Dr. Tamson Pietsch (Politics and History)

Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE)
£5,000
Organising scholarly networks: perspectives from history and public policy
21/01/14
12 months

Professor Kenneth Morgan (Politics and History)

British Library
£13,620
Digitisation of the deed books in Saint Vincent for the slavery era
02/01/14
18 months

Professor Justin Fisher (Politics and History)

Political Studies Association
£5,000

Production of teaching materials for schools on the contemporary relevance of the Magna Carta

01/01/14
12 months

Dr Sarita Malik       (Sociology & Communications)

AHRC £29,995
Creative Interruptions: grassroots culture, state structures and disconnection as a space for 'radical openness'
01/10/14
6 months

2013

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration

Dr. Gareth Dale
(Politics & History)

British Academy £93,864

Fellowship - Economic growth as ideology: The origins. evolution and current travails of the 'growth paradigm'


01/09/13

9 months

Dr. Sanjay Sharma (Sociology & Communications)

British Academy £9,931 Twitter Racial Discourse: an analysis of #thatsracist and #notracist hashtags 01/05/13 12 months

Professor Menelaos Karanasos (Economics & Finance)

European commission £74,051 RASTANEWS - Macro risk assessment and stabilization policies with new early warning signals 01/02/13 36 months

Dr. Mauro Costantini (Economics & Finance)

OeNB - Austrian National Bank £16,950

Forecasting & Profitability in the Foreign Exchange Market

01/03/13 15 months
Dr Sarita Malik       (Sociology & Communications) AHRC
£54,729
Community Filmmaking and Cultural Diversity: practice, innovation and policy
01/02/13
 12 months

2012

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration

Professor Elke Krahmann (Politics & History)

ESRC  £277,555  Markets in the making of multilateral military interventions (4MI):  International organizations and private military and security companies  01/06/13  36 months 

Professor Guglielmo Maria Caporale Co-Investigator(Economics & Finance)

European Commission  £28,983  Youth Unemployment - The political economy of youth unemployment  01/01/12  48 months 

Professor Clive Seale(Sociology & Communications)

Cancer Research UK  £35,249 

Understanding the role of Nurses in Decisions to use Anticipatory Prescriptions to Manage Symptoms and Distress in the Last Days of Life: a Prospective Community Based Case Study using Mixed Methods 

11/10/12  12 months
Dr Filippo Del- Lucchesse
(Politics&History)
Higher Education Authority £5,750 Developing multimedia resources: a flexible learning approach to the history of political thought 28/08/12 12 months 

Professor Fernand Gobet
Psychology)

ESRC  £401,911

Developing a psychologically realistic generalisation mechanism within MOSAIC

2012  36 months
Dr Matthew Rablen
(Economics & Finance)
 ESRC £207,620  Optimal Audit Portfolio Design for a Tax Authority  01/10/12 24 months 

Dr Varun Uberoi
(Politics & History)

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada £10,520 Understanding Canada - Nation building through multiculturalism 01/07/12 2 months 
Dr Sharon Lockyer (Sociology & Communications)
Sir Halley Stewart Trust
£3,080
Exploring the potential of disabled comedians in improving the lives and experiences of disabled people 01/05/12
18 months
Dr Astrid Swenson (Politics & History)
British Academy
£4,814 Crusader heritages and imperial preservation 01/04/12
18 months
Professor Clare Williams (Sociology & Communications)
Wellcome Trust
£9,686
Selective reproductive technologies: framings, choices, responsibilities 01/04/12
12 months
 Dr Jan Fidrmuc
(Economics & Finance)
 Low Pay Commission £15,278  An investigation into the impact of the minimum wage regime on employmnet and hours of young workers by sector and size of firm 01/03/12 8 months 
Professor John Bennett (Economics & Finance)
IZA GmbH (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit) £5,000
Understanding informal employment in transition: The case of Georgia 16/02/12
1 month
Dr Sarita Malik (Sociology & Communications)
AHRC
£38,905
Diasporic film in communities: A scoping study of the relationship between screen culture, stakeholders and communities 14/02/12
8 months

2011

 

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration
Dr Philip Davies (Politics & History)
Raytheon UK
£2,500
BCISS Seminar Series AY 2011-12 01/12/11
8 months
Dr Rachel Crockett (Psychology)
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) £154,137
Avoiding paradoxical effects of food packaging to achieve healthy eating:  A mixed methods approach (transfer-in, Fellowship) 01/11/11
12 months
Dr Monica Degen (Sociology & Communications)
ESRC
£25,994
Visualising Architecture - architectural atmospheres, branding and social: the role of digital visualizing technologies in contemporary architectural practice 01/10/11
24 months
Dr Nicolas Argenti (Anthropology)
ESRC
£234,444
Remembering absence:  catastrophe, displacement & identity among chiots and chiot diaspora 29/09/11
48 months
Dr Varun Uberoi (Politics & History)
British Academy
£4,080 Nation-building through policies of multiculturalism 01/09/11
36 months
Dr Eric Hirsch (Anthropology)
Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI) £53,643 RAI fellowship programme - 2x fellowships 01/09/11
36 months
Dr Barbara Prainsack (Sociology & Communications)
Nuffield Foundation
£3,000
Travel/Conference grant - emerging issues in international forensic bioinformation exchange 01/09/11
4 months
Dr Noam Sagiv (Psychology)
Mind Science Foundation $15,000 Conscious and unconscious olfactory processing in response to visual stimuli 01/08/11
12 months
Professor Kenneth Morgan (Politics & History)
British Library
£4,200
A survey of the endangered archives of St. Vincent, West Indies, during the slavery era 01/06/11
2 months
Dr Charlotte Russell (Psychology)
FUNDAÇÃO Bial £18,644 Memory for personal experience and the parietal cortex 01/06/11
48 months
Dr Andrew Beatty (Anthropology)
British Academy
£4,130
Emotion in two Indonesian Societies: a contribution to ethnography, methodology, and comparativism 01/03/11
2 months
Dr Matt Vladeanu (Psychology)
British Academy
£6,740 Brain lateralisation for processing facial emotion, autistic traits and their relation to prenatal testosterone exposure 01/03/11
15 months
Ms Dilruba Karim (Economics & Finance)
ESRC
£103,529
An investigation into the causes of banking crises and early warning system design 04/01/11
15 months
Dr Tom Widger (Anthropology)
ESRC
£86,893
Suicidal Behaviour in a globalising context:  Exploring changing causalities and moralities of self-harm in Sri Lanka and comparative settings 01/01/11
12 months
 

2010

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration
Dr Philip Davies (Politics & History)
European Commision
£50,286
CITEX - competitive intelligence in trade and export 01/12/10
13 months
Dr Matthew Rablen (Economics & Finance)
ESRC
£31,594
Optimal audit policy for a TAX evasion network 01/11/10
12 months
Professor Fernand Gobet (Psychology)
British Academy
£83,447 Cognitive models of problem gambling: testing the implicit-learning hypothesis 01/10/10
18 months
Professor Taeko Wydell (Psychology)
British Academy
£128,907
A cross-cultural and cross-linguistic study of reading processes including dyslexia in France, UK and Japan 01/10/10
16 months
Professor David Bunce (Psychology)
The Leverhulme Trust
£42,874
Early detection of cognitive decline and dementia 01/09/10
24 months
Dr Stanley Gaines Co-I(Psychology) ESRC
£499,894
Asessing wellbeing for the alleviation of poverty 01/08/10
36 months
Professor Clare Williams (Sociology & Communications)
SHI Charitable Foundation
£17,579
Co-editing the journal 'Sociology of Health and Illness' 01/08/10
24 months
Professor Steven Wainwright (Sociology & Communications)
SHI Charitable Foundation
£17,579
Co-editing the journal 'Sociology of Health and Illness' 01/08/10
24 months
Professor Robin Goodwin (Psychology)
US Airforce
£52,627
Modelling responses to rapid societal changes in Georgia, China and the US 01/06/10
25 months
Professor Robin Goodwin (Psychology)
Medical Research Council (MRC)
£22,666
Lay perceptions, prejudice and the natural environment in the spread of animal-human and human-human infections 01/05/10
9 months
Professor Justin Fisher (Politics & History)
The Electoral Commission
£9,990
Survey of election agents 2010 01/04/10
33 months
Dr Jan Fidrmuc (Economics & Finance)
Low-Pay Commission
£15,278
The impact of the national minimum wage on the labour market outcomes of young workers in recession 01/04/10
7 months
Professor Nauro Campos (Economics & Finance)
ESRC
£61,435
The PBR-5 Network for the interdisciplinary analysis of the Brazilian economic restructuring process 01/04/10
25 months
Professor Elisabetta Iossa (Economics & Finance)
Nuffield Foundation
£6,500
Relational contracting in public procurement 01/03/10
15 months
Dr Melissa Parker (Anthropology)
Imperial College London (under the auspices of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) £38,388
Development, implementation and evaluation of a health package for poor populations in Burkina Faso, Niger and Tanzania - a move towards integration 01/01/10
24 months

2009

 

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration
Dr John Macmillan (Politics & History)
ESRC
£17,923
Rethinking Intervention: Intervention and the Making of the Modern World 23/10/09
15 months
Dr Peggy Froerer (Anthropology)
ESRC
£26,486
ESRC 1+3 Studentship for Adam Michael Connelly 01/10/09
48 months
Dr Kristian Gustafson (Politics & History)
British Academy
£6,350
US Covert Actions: The CIA-DOD Dilemma 01/10/09
24 months
Dr Fabio Spagnolo (Economics & Finance)
Technology Strategy Board (TSB) £97,200
KTP project with OptiRisk Systems Limited 01/09/09
19 months
Dr Sumon Bhaumik (Economics & Finance)
British Academy
£3,600
Winners and losers: How does state-ownership of banks affect privately-owned firms' access to credit 01/08/09
18 months
Professor Nauro Campos (Economics & Finance)
Department for International Development (DFID) £151,895
Secondment of Professor Nauro Campos 01/06/09
46 months
Professor Clare Williams (Sociology & Communications)
Wellcome Trust
£820,000
The ethics of translational research: from 'unnatural entities' to experimental treatments.  (Transfer-in) 01/04/09
60 months
Professor David Bunce (Psychology)
British Academy
£6,700
Genetic, neuroanatomical, and mental health influences on attention in old age 01/03/09
23 months
Professor Fernand Gobet (Psychology)
ESRC
£385,024 Modelling the (expert) mind 01/03/09
36 months
Professor Taeko Wydell (Psychology)
ESRC
£13,207
Using Rotated Text to Investigate Cross Cultural Differences in Reading 01/02/09
22 months
Dr Ralitza Dimova (Economics & Finance)
British Academy
£29,135
The impact of macroeconomic policies and exogenous shocks on employment and poverty in Africa: Simulations for Benin, Burkina Faso and Senegal 01/01/09
24 months

2008

Full Name (Department)
Sponsor
Award Value
Project Title
Start Date
Duration
Dr Guy Liu (Economics & Finance)
European Commission
£167,824
China's Electricity Industry: Efficiency, growth and the environment (CEI-EGE) 01/11/08
48 months
Professor Fernand Gobet (Psychology)
ESRC
£389,874 Modelling the cross-linguistic pattern of verb-marking and utterance-internal omission errors in MOSAIC using syllabified input 01/08/08
36 months
Dr Matthew Hughes (Politics & History)
Marine Corps University Foundation Inc £25,000
Secondment of Dr Matthew Hughes (Horner Chair) 01/07/08
32 months

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