Grant winners - 10 April 2014

April 10, 2014

Leverhulme Trust

Research Project Grants
Humanities

Seasonality, mobility and storage in Palaeolithic hunting societies

A new history of reading and authorship in the 18th century

Sciences

Modifying semiconductors by exciting electrons

Re-engineering plant defences to nullify phytopathogen virulence strategies

High-harmonic spectroscopy as a tool for the study of photochemical reactivity

Iodonium salts: new varieties and novel reactions

 

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Acoustic control and digital counting

 

Royal Society

Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Awards are worth £10,000-£30,000 a year, which is a salary enhancement.

Parameterised combinatorial optimisation problems

Interaction of moist convection with weather and climate systems

 

European Commission

EVOBLISS: technological evolution of synergy between physico-chemical and living systems

 

National Institute for Health Research

Health Technology Assessment Programme

Survey and point prevalence study of sedation practice in UK adult general critical care units

In detail

Max Saunders, <a href=King's College London" src="/Pictures/web/r/x/l/max_saunders_kings_college_londo_150.jpg" />

European Research Council

Award winner: Max Saunders
Institution: King’s College London
Value: €2.2 million

Ego-media: The impact of new media on forms and practices of self-presentation

This project will look at how digital and social media have transformed how we write about and present ourselves online. In considering the implications of the growth of new digital methods of self-expression on notions such as individuality, creativity, privacy and sociability, the study will examine the shift from traditional biographical and autobiographical forms such as letters, diaries, journals and memoirs to the immediacy and often fragmented forms of self-presentation available on social media. It will also question the impact of digital technologies such as Facebook, blogging and Twitter on how we portray ourselves.

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