Grant winners – 3 September 2015

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

September 3, 2015
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Leverhulme Trust

Research project grants
Sciences

Engineering hybrid interface materials for thin film photovoltaics


Quantum drum


Mannitol metabolism in marine microalgae: physiology and applications


Royal Society/Academy of Medical Sciences/British Academy

Newton Advanced Fellowships

The scheme gives researchers a chance to develop their research groups through collaboration and reciprocal visits

  • Award winner: Roberto Serra
  • Institution: Universidade Federal do ABC (host: University of York)
  • Value: £67,100

Quantum thermodynamics in many-body systems


National Institute for Health Research

Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme

COHESIVE – corticosteroids in herpes simplex virus encephalitis


Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Bilateral BBSRC-FAPESP: A genome-wide view of the evolutionary processes shaping genetic variation in natural populations


Economic and Social Research Council

Research grants

Evidence, publics and decision-making for major wind infrastructure


DEPICT: Designing and policy implementation for encouraging cycling and walking trips


Realist evaluation of adapted sex offender treatment programmes for men with intellectual disability


In detail

Award winner: Marianne Hester
Institution: University of Bristol
Value: £780,193

Justice, inequality and gender-based violence (GBV)

The aim of this project is to address how “justice” – in its wider sense – is understood, sought and experienced by victims/survivors of gender-based violence (which includes sexual and domestic violence, forced marriage and “honour-based” violence) as well as by key practitioners. Incidents of such violence consistently drop out of the justice system. To explore this “justice gap”, the team will ask questions including: how do victims/survivors and others experience and perceive “justice”, and how does inequality affect access to support pathways and trajectories through the formal and informal justice systems? The researchers will also ask how are notions of empowerment linked to notions of justice and access to justice, how do practitioners themselves perceive notions of “justice”, whether enacted through formal or informal routes, and what would a truly victim-focused justice agenda for gender-based violence look like?

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