Grant winners – 22 September 2016

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

September 22, 2016
Grant winners tab on folder

Economic and Social Research Council

Research grants

Impact of social pensions on multiple dimensions of poverty, subjective well-being and solidarity across generations


Interference in spoken communication: evaluating the corrupting and disrupting effects of other voices


Organisations, staff support and the dynamics and quality of social work practice: a qualitative longitudinal study of child protection work


Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Next-generation solid-state batteries


Complex oral health products (CORAL): characterisation, modelling and manufacturing challenges


A robot training buddy for adults with autistic spectrum disorder


Leverhulme Trust

Research Fellowships
Humanities

The “long” trecento: Rome without the popes, c.1305-1420


Pregnancy without birth: the philosophy and ethics of miscarriage


Steve Reich and the paradox of modernism


Sciences

Cohomology and negative curvature


In detail

Award winner: Sally Hines
Institution: University of Leeds
Value: £502,102

Pregnant men: an international exploration of trans male experiences and practices of reproduction

Many male transgender people (hereafter “trans men”) transition without undergoing surgery to remove their reproductive organs or reconstruct their genitals; thus they may retain the ability and, importantly, the desire to reproduce. This project aims to explore the practices, experiences and healthcare needs of the growing number of men who may seek to, or become, pregnant and give birth after gender transition. The research team will use qualitative methods (including interviews, focus groups, virtual analysis and visual methods) and will focus on a range of countries (the UK, the US, Australia, Poland and Italy) to gain a broad perspective. The study will focus on the experiences of trans people who become parents after transition. In considering the relationship between gender identity, the gendered body, and masculinity and femininity at subjective levels, the project seeks to examine how trans male narratives of pregnancy and birth bring new understandings to the embodied and gendered processes of parenting.

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 6 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Related universities

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most Commented

question marks PhD study

Selecting the right doctorate is crucial for success. Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O'Gorman share top 10 tips on how to pick a PhD

India, UK, flag

Sir Keith Burnett reflects on what he learned about international students while in India with the UK prime minister

Pencil lying on open diary

Requesting a log of daily activity means that trust between the institution and the scholar has broken down, says Toby Miller

Application for graduate job
Universities producing the most employable graduates have been ranked by companies around the world in the Global University Employability Ranking 2016
Construction workers erecting barriers

Directly linking non-EU recruitment to award levels in teaching assessment has also been under consideration, sources suggest