Grant winners

April 4, 2013

Wellcome Trust

Investigators in Medical Humanities

These awards range from approximately £500,000 to just over £1 million for up to five years

Human adaptation to changing diet and infectious disease loads, from the origins of agriculture to the present

European Commission

Marie Curie Fellowship

  • Award winner: Henrik Stotz
  • Institution: University of Hertfordshire
  • Value: €8,807

Understanding the factors affecting durability of crop-resistance genes

Lifelong Learning Fund

  • Award winner: Carolyn Downs
  • Institution: Lancaster University
  • Value: €407,000

Eliemental - Employability: learning through international entrepreneurship

Leverhulme Trust

Research Leadership Awards
Sciences

  • Award winner: Louise Natrajan
  • Institution: University of Manchester
  • Value: £977,090

Imaging protocols to identify actinide speciation and migration in the environment by optical spectroscopy

Social sciences

  • Award winner: Graham Cookson
  • Institution: King’s College London
  • Value: £999,820

Delivering “better for less”: improving productivity in the public services

Research Project Grants
Sciences

  • Award winner: Neil Bowles
  • Institution: University of Oxford
  • Value: £243,399

Thermal emission spectroscopy to support remote sensing of asteroids

  • Award winner: Franco Cacialli
  • Institution: University College London
  • Value: £245,618

Complementary zinc-oxide optoelectronics

Humanities

  • Award winner: Stana Nenadic
  • Institution: University of Edinburgh
  • Value: £242,645

Artisans and the craft economy in Scotland c.1780-1914

Social sciences

  • Award winner: Romola Davenport
  • Institution: University of Cambridge
  • Value: £200,846

Mortality and epidemiological change in Manchester, 1750-1850

  • Award winner: Sushanta Mallick
  • Institution: Queen Mary, University of London
  • Value: £78,738

Social alienation and uncertain growth: a pre- and post-reform analysis in India

In detail

Award winner: Alex Mold
Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Placing the public in public health: public health in Britain 1948- 2010

“The place of the public within public health is a critical issue,” says Alex Mold. “Whether it involves appealing to individuals to stop smoking or asking patients what they think of health services, the ‘public’ is constantly constructed and reconstructed within public health policy and practice. This project seeks to set these concerns in historical context, exploring the changing place of the public within public health in post- war Britain.” The project will explore the meaning of the public within public health, who spoke for the public, what was the role of the public, and how responsible for public health was the public thought to be. She adds: “Considering the ways in which the public were resistant to, as well as compliant with, public health points to tensions surrounding the place of the public in public health that this award aims to tease out.”

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