Grant Winners

November 11, 2010

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Research Seminars Competition

Award winner: T. Vorley

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £14,880

New institutional imperatives: the third mission and the contemporary university

Award winner: R. Holmes

Institution: Manchester Metropolitan University

Value: £18,000

Generating alternative discourses of childhood as a resource for educational policymaking

Award winner: K. Truss

Institution: Kingston University

Value: £14,830

• Employee engagement, organisational performance and individual wellbeing: exploring the evidence, developing the theory

Award winner: S.P. Osborne

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £17,238

Innovation in public services: current trends and future prospects

Award winner: M. McGuinness

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: £14,850

In search of resilience: exploring shifting paradigms of contingency management

Award winner: A. Dale

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £17,900

The impact agenda

Award winner: S. Harman

Institution: City University London

Value: £15,700

African agency in international politics

Award winner: D. McCauley

Institution: Queen's University Belfast

Value: £14,092

Going nuclear? Exploring the multi-level politics of including nuclear energy in a low-carbon future

Award winner: C. Skelcher

Institution: University of Birmingham

Value: £16,367

Beyond the state? Third-party government in comparative perspective

Award winner: A.P.D. Liefooghe

Institution: Birkbeck, University of London

Value: £17,620

Vulnerable selves, organising others: new approaches to understanding bullying and conflict

Award winner: K. Wadia

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £14,826

Whose security? Migration-(in)security dilemmas ten years after 9/11

Award winner: J. Fook

Institution: St George's, University of London

Value: £17,692

Critical reflection in the professions: the research way forward

Award winner: A. Hucklesby

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £16,997

The third sector in criminal justice

Award winner: E. Palmer

Institution: University of Essex

Value: £14,918

Access to justice in an age of austerity: time for proportionate responses?

Award winner: P.L. Patrick

Institution: University of Essex

Value: £17,940

Language analysis of asylum applicants: foundations, guidelines and best practice

Award winner: S. Dymoke

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £17,920

Poetry matters

Award winner: S.P. Pallikadavath

Institution: University of Portsmouth

Value: £17,025

Post-transitional fertility in developing countries: causes and implications

Award winner: R.F. Fellows

Institution: Loughborough University

Value: £17,741

Cultural issues for project organisations: developing theory and practice

Award winner: S. Joss

Institution: University of Westminster

Value: £13,776

The governance of eco-city innovation

Award winner: G. Youngs

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £17,900

Digital policy: connectivity, creativity and rights

Award winner: D. Howarth

• Institution: University of Essex

• Value: £14,925

The prospects for sustainable aviation in the UK: evaluating, negotiating and mediating between competing perspectives

IN DETAIL

Award winner: Lefteris Kretsos

Institution: Coventry University

Value: £17,768

Young people at work and the rise of precarious employment

With workers aged 16-30 more likely to be employed on non-standard contracts and performing low-skilled, lower-paid jobs, they are at greater risk of missing out on the rights enshrined in national labour law frameworks and collective agreements. By bringing together academics, policymakers and practitioners to discuss research on precarious employment among young people, a series of seminars will aim to generate policy proposals, identify new research agendas and promote awareness of issues among research and policymaking communities.

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