has been successful in her application to the BRIEF Award Scheme
in April 2018. It is very competitive scheme. BRIEF Awards are intended as pump-priming funds for new members of academic staff below the level of Senior Lecturer, within the first 3 years of their appointment, to enable them to start research projects and seek external funding to support ongoing project costs.
Jessica was also awarded a small sum in March 2018 a British Academy Seed funding to run a ‘UK-US Workshop on Violence’.
In April 2018, Christine Riefa’s proposal for a symposium titled “Global Consumer Lives: ‘(Vulnerable) consumers or citizens?: is there a correct rationale for a fairer access to justice?” has been awarded £4,000 under the Global Lives Spring/Summer Events as part of the new College Global Lives Research Centre. The event will take place before 31 July 2018.