Grant winners – 23 April 2015

April 23, 2015

Arts and Humanities Research Council

  • Award winners: Hannah Holtschneider (PI) and Mia Spiro
  • Institutions: Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow
  • Value: £495,418

Jewish lives, Scottish spaces: Jewish migration to Scotland, 1880-1950

  • Award winners: Susan Fitzmaurice (PI), Michael Pidd, Justyna Robinson and Marc Alexander
  • Institutions: Universities of Sheffield, Sussex and Glasgow
  • Value: £757,168

The linguistic DNA of modern thought: paradigmatic terms in English, 1500-1800


Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Standard Research

Two-dimensional III-VI semiconductors and graphene-hybrid heterostructures

The collective of transform ensembles (COTE) for time series classification


National Institute for Health Research

Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation Programme

Are gut hormone changes why the long-limb gastric bypass is more effective than the standard-limb gastric bypass in improving Type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Phase III trial in IntrahepaTic CHolestasis of pregnancy (ICP) to Evaluate urSodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) in improving perinatal outcomes

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme

RAMESES II: Realising the potential of realist research for improving the delivery of health services


Economic and Social Research Council

ESRC-DFID Raising Learning Outcomes programme

Literacy development with deaf communities using sign language, peer tuition and learner-generated online content: sustainable educational innovation

Implementing cross-age peer tutoring in the teaching of reading in Kenya

In detail

Award winners: Paul Lynch (PI) pictured, Mike McLinden and Sue Morris
Institution: University of Birmingham
Value: £489,922 (£429,838 ESRC contribution)

Improving curriculum and teaching methods to influence policy and increase the quality of ECDE provision for children with disabilities in Malawi

This will investigate how to improve the early childhood curriculum and teaching methods of preschool carers and how to raise the quality of early childhood development and education provision for children with disabilities in Malawi. The team will develop and test training programmes for carers, guidelines for drafting individual developmental plans and monitoring and evaluation tools for early childhood development and education providers. The project will also explore how to train people to use the curriculum to support children in early childhood centres and in the community.

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