Exeter: grants and awards

January 10, 2008

Annie Pye from the Centre for Leadership Studies has been awarded a grant of more than £600,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council to study how small groups of people lead large, complex companies.

A £2 million grant for research on Service Support Engineering Solutions has been awarded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and BAE Systems to a consortium of nine institutions led by Duncan McFarlane of the University of Cambridge and including Irene Ng of Exeter’s School of Business and Economics.

A grant of £23,403 has been awarded to academic services to make a series of literary archives available for research and learning through cataloguing.

The Arts Council England, South West, has awarded £4,795 towards the cost of performances for the conference British Asian Theatre: From Past to Present (10-13 April). The research team from the University of Exeter are Graham Ley, Sarah Dadswell, Phillip Zarrilli, Stephen Hodge and Jerri Daboo.

Barbara Borg of the department of Classics and ancient history was awarded a research fellowship totalling £29,854 over 12 months.

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council has awarded a team of researchers from the universities of Exeter, Warwick and Essex more than £5 million to undertake research to help crops cope with climate change.

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