Grant winners

April 9, 2009

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL

The AHRC Research Grants (Standard) Schemes are intended to support well-defined research projects to enable individuals to collaborate with, and bring benefits to, other individuals and organisations.

Award winner: J.H. Bryan

Institution: University of Huddersfield

Value: £286,596

The making of the viol in 16th-century England

Award winner: G. Butt

Institution: Goldsmiths, University of London

Value: £380,221

Performance matters

Award winner: P. Coates

Institution: University of Hertfordshire

Value: £396,778

The nature of phenomenal qualities

Award winner: G. Currie

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £584,817

Method in philosophical aesthetics: the challenge from the sciences

Award winner: P.W. Edbury

Institution: Cardiff University

Value: £410,874

The Old French William of Tyre and its Continuations

Award winner: Y. Egorova

Institution: Durham University

Value: £1,481

The children of Ephraim: constructing Jewish identity in Andhra Pradesh

Award winner: L.E. Ellison

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £31,369

Exploring the influence of courtroom questioning and pre-trial preparation on eyewitness accuracy

Award winner: R. Gilchrist

Institution: University of Reading

Value: £339,641

Glastonbury Abbey: archaeological archive project

Award winner: M. Hallett

Institution: University of York

Value: £477,875

Court, country, city: British art 1660-1735

Award winner: P.M. Hardman

Institution: University of Reading

Value: £0,777

Charlemagne in England: the matter of France in Middle English and Anglo-Norman literature

Award winner: L. Leante

Institution: The Open University

Value: £168,369

The reception of performance in North Indian classical music

Award winner: A. Manning

Institution: University of the Arts London

Value: £104,493

An investigation into the effects of solvent content on the image quality and stability of inkjet digital prints under varied storage conditions

Award winner: L. Martins

Institution: Birkbeck, University of London

Value: £840,298

Weaving communities of practice. Textiles, culture and identity in the Andes: a semiotic and ontological approach

Award winner: S.W. May

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: £517,534

Early modern manuscript poetry: recovering our scribal heritage

Award winner: K.M. Newey

Institution: University of Birmingham

Value: £381,322

A cultural history of pantomime, 1837-1901

Award winner: J.D. Oldfield

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £192,873

The landscape concept in Russian scientific thought, c 1880s-1991

Award winner: B.M. Outhwaite

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £575,978

The Cairo Genizah manuscripts: Taylor-Schechter old series and the Mosseri collection

Award winner: L. Peers

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £183,431

"These shirts are our curriculum": artefacts, Blackfoot people and the retrieval of cultural knowledge (resubmission)

Award winner: H.A. Pilkington

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £512,633

Post-socialist punk: beyond the double irony of self-abasement (resubmission)

- The rest of the award winners will appear in Times Higher Education next week

IN DETAIL

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Principal investigator: John Fisher

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £5.14 million

The Innovation and Knowledge Centre at Leeds will provide research into regenerative techniques and technologies to treat the common ailments of an ageing UK population. By pioneering physical and biological treatments, the centre will help patients to deal with a variety of ailments, including cancer, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disease. In creating a sustainable platform for knowledge transfer, it is hoped that the centre will halve the time it now takes for researchers to introduce innovations into the real world.

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