Grant winners

October 9, 2008


Award winner: Anne Gerritsen

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £168,923

Global Jingdezhen: local manufactures and Early Modern global connections

Award winner: Margit Thofner

Institution: University of East Anglia

Value: £318,172

Icon? Art and belief in Norfolk

Award winner: Richard Aldrich

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £444,656

Landscapes of secrecy: the Central Intelligence Agency and the contested record of US foreign policy, 1947-2001

Award winner: Lotte Hughes

Institution: Open University

Value: £369,114

Managing heritage, building peace: museums, memorialisation and the uses of memory in Kenya

Award winner: Karen Radner

Institution: University College London

Value: £399,986

Mechanisms of communication in an ancient empire: the correspondence between the King of Assyria and his magnates in the 8th century BC

Award winner: Valerie Fraser

Institution: University of Essex

Value: £476,616

Meeting margins: transnational art in Latin American and Europe, 1950-78

Award winner: Elton Barker

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £66,724

Network, relation, flow: imaginations of space in Herodotus' history

Award winner: Lynda Morris

Institution: Norwich School of Art and Design

Value: £165,670

Picasso: Peace or Freedom major exhibition Tate Liverpool 2010. Preliminary international conference 2008. Publication themes Cold War USSR

Award winner: Peter King

Institution: Open University

Value: £98,440

Police, press, public and the "celebrity female victim" in Britain, 1926-30

Award winner: Raymond Boyle

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £158,103

Public understanding of business: Television, representation and entrepreneurship

Award winner: Julian Savulescu

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £571,412

Science and religious conflict

Award winner: Keith Hyams

Institution: University of Exeter

Value: £129,8

Sharing nature's bounty: the moral case for a universal equal endowment of resources and its political implications

Award winner: Patricia Noxolo

Institution: Loughborough University

Value: £46,366

Space and place in translation: postcolonial geographies in the work of Wilson Harris and Maryse Conde

Award winner: Margaret Holloway

Institution: University of Hull

Value: £90,982

Spirituality in contemporary funerals

Award winner: Thomas Betteridge

Institution: Oxford Brookes University

Value: £382,288

Staging the Henrician court

Award winner: Simon Kirby

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £168,993

The emergence of evolutionary thinking in linguistics: towards a new conceptual framework

Award winner: Alasdair Whittle

Institution: Cardiff University

Value: £610,1

The first farmers of Central Europe - diversity in LBK lifeways


Award winners: Shaun Richardson and Duncan Quincey

Institution: University of Aberystwyth

Value: £28,500

Small emergency grant to investigate summer flooding in northern Pakistan


The ESRC is investing £6 million to create four capacity-building clusters in business research and engagement. Each of the four, which are listed below, will facilitate the exchange of knowledge between the research base and business.

Award winner: Retail industry business engagement network, led by Neil Wrigley

Institution: University of Southampton

Value: £1,454,650

Award winner: Creative industries in Scotland: capitalising on creativity, led by Barbara Townley

Institution: University of St Andrews

Value: £1,494,491

Award winner: Sport, leisure and tourism, led by Tim Coles

Institution: University of Exeter

Value: £1,491,780

Award winner: Engaging research for business transformation (energy, financial services, health technologies), led by M.A. West

Institution: University of Aston

Value: £1,494,850.

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