Grant winners

February 7, 2008

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL

Part of £14 million awarded by the AHRC in the latest round of its standard grant scheme. 43 awards are funded (Awards 1-18 published on 31 January).

- Award winner: D. Gauntlett

- Institution: University of Westminster

- Value: £188,365

Young people's creative understanding of their media worlds

- Award winner: S. C. Gibb

- Institution: University of Durham

- Value: £165,974

The new ontology of the mental causation debate

- Award winner: M Gibson

- Institution: University of Exeter

- Value: £172,858

Mysticism, myth and "Celtic" nationalism: a case study of Cornwall

- Award winner: J. Hallam

- Institution: University of Liverpool

- Value: £377,188

Mapping the city in film: a geo-historical analysis

- Award winner: E. C. D. Hunter

- Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies

- Value: £554,804

The Christian library from Turfan

- Award winner: N. M. T. Jackson

- Institution: University of Liverpool

- Value: £93,183

Culshaw & Sumners: a Victorian architectural practice and its impact on Liverpool's built environment

- Award winner: N. Jardine

- Institution: University of Cambridge

- Value: £491,008

Diagrams, figures and the transformation of astronomy, 1450-1650

- Award winner: D. Jeater

- Institution: University of the West of England, Bristol

- Value: £142,935

"Why did you fight?" Narratives of Rhodesian identity during the insurgency 1972-1980

- Award winner: D. Lomas

- Institution: University of Manchester

- Value: £397,970

Surrealism and same-sex desire

- Award winner: M. Luddy

- Institution: University of Warwick

- Value: £439,107

Marriage in Ireland, 1660-1925

- Award winner: J. M. Lyon

- Institution: University of Bristol

- Value: £554,461

Penguin archive project

- Award winner: J. McGonagle

- Institution: University of Manchester

- Value: £164,294

Post-colonial negotiations: visualising the Franco-Algerian relationship in the postwar period

- Award winner: A. G. Munton

- Institution: University of Plymouth

- Value: £76,655

Wyndham Lewis's art criticism in The Listener, 1946-1951: postwar British art in its context of ideas, institutions and practice.

- Award winner: C. Oppenheim

- Institution: Loughborough University

- Value: £66,816

Using the h index to rank influential UK researchers in information science and librarianship (resubmission)

- Award winner: U. Pagel

- Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies

- Value: £252,095

Locating culture, religion and the self: a study of the Tantric community in Rebkong (East Tibet)

- Award winner: J. P. Parrinder

- Institution: University of Reading

- Value: £179,129

The impact of distribution and reading patterns on the novel in Britain, 1880-1940

- Award winner: T. Reinhardt

- Institution: University of Oxford

- Value: £587,219

Medieval Latin dictionary

- Award winner: D. A. Reynolds

- Institution: University of Manchester

- Value: £526,493

Watching dance: kinaesthetic empathy

- Award winner: E. J. Shepherd

- Institution: University College London

- Value: £92,958

The impact of the UK Freedom of Information Act on records management in the public sector

- Award winner: P. P. Sims-Williams

- Institution: University of Wales, Aberystwyth

- Value: £390,889

Gaulish morphology with particular reference to areas south and east of the Danube

- Award winner: S. Stern

- Institution: University College London

- Value: £732,243

Medieval monographs on the Jewish calendar

- Award winner: K. J. Stringer

- Institution: Lancaster University

- Value: £250,126

The Norman edge: identity and state-formation on the frontiers of Europe

- Award winner: J. Tenbrink

- Institution: University of Westminster

- Value: £396,698

Genocide and genre: performing mass violence and its histories - film-making with perpetrators and survivors of the 1965-66 Indonesian genocide

- Award winner: T. Wilkinson

- Institution: University of Durham

- Value: £407,799

The fragile crescent: settlement change during urban transition

- Award winner: C. Withers

- Institution: University of Edinburgh

- Value: £185,614

Correspondence: exploration and travel from manuscript to print, 1768-1848

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL

- Award winner: J. McCloskey

- Institution: University of Ulster

- Value: £28,908

Assessment of earthquake and tsunami hazard in western Sumatra, following 09/07 Mentawai Islands earthquake sequence

- Award winner: W. H. Blake

- Institution: University of Plymouth

- Value: £44,615

Wildfire, soil and the risk to aquatic resources: evidence from the burnt Evrotas River basin, Greece (urgency grant)

- Award winner: T. Bell

- Institution: University of Oxford

- Value: £97,057

Structure and function of replicate natural bacterial communities

- Award winner: D. W. Franks

- Institution: University of York

- Value: £109,882

Developing a methodology for social network sampling

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

33 grants totalling £10,733,142 were awarded by the EPSRC in January. These include grants in both responsive and managed modes and are spread across the EPSRC programme.

- Award winner: R. Poli

- Institution: University of Essex

- Value: £370,346

Analogue evolutionary brain computer interfaces

- Award winners (institutions): P. W. McOwan (Queen Mary, University of London), A. Johnston (University College London)

- Value: £289,324 (Queen Mary, University of London), £332,907 (University College London)

Analysing dynamic change in faces

- Award winner: W. A. P. Smith

- Institution: University of York

- Value: £1,310

Combining model - and irradiance-based constraints for improved face shape recovery and recognition from single images

- Award winner: R. A. Stockman

- Institution: University of Nottingham

- Value: £758,402

Complexity from symmetry

- Award winner: M. Chalmers

- Institution: University of Glasgow

- Value: £714,267

Contextual software

- Award winner: A. Ireland

- Institution: Heriot-Watt University

- Value: £304,909

Co-operative reasoning for automatic software verification

- Award winner: J. S. Dai

- Institution: King's College London

- Value: £225,757

Creating physical structure from disarray

- Award winner: G. Purnell

- Institution: University of Bristol

- Value: £132,071

Creating physical structure from disarray

- Award winner: M. A. Green

- Institution: University College London

- Value: £116,705

Crossover from positive to negative colossal magnetoresistance

- Award winner: B. Slater

- Institution: University College London

- Value: £221,546

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