Grant winners

December 9, 2010

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

First Grants

• Award winner: R. Ward

• Institution: University of Manchester

• Value: £195,226

Hairdressing, image and body work in care services to older people

• Award winner: G. Mir

• Institution: University of Leeds

• Value: £308,022

Social networks and infant mortality: the impact of bonding and bridging on birth outcomes for women from diverse backgrounds

• Award winner: A. Magdalinos

• Institution: University of Nottingham

• Value: £162,983

Robust econometric inference in co-integrated systems and systems of predictive regressions

• Award winner: D. Martin

• Institution: University of Aberdeen

• Value: £159,994

The formation of stereotypes through cumulative cultural transmission

• Award winner: K. Edge

• Institution: Institute of Education

• Value: £319,325

Young global city leaders: building an evidence base in London, New York and Toronto to support the next generation of school-leadership innovation

• Award winner: S. Hodkinson

• Institution: University of Leeds

• Value: £241,950

Public housing regeneration under the private finance initiative: a study of its impact on people, place and local governance

• Award winner: K. Wilmut

• Institution: Oxford Brookes University

• Value: £163,763

Forward anticipation of movement in both typical development and in children with developmental coordination disorder

• Award winner: D. Holt

• Institution: Queen's University Belfast

• Value: £8,148

Trickling up? A study of eco/social enterprises in South and East Africa and their role in sustainable development at the bottom of the pyramid

• Award winner: A.S. Jeffrey

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £269, 926

Localising international law: examining the outreach strategies of the War Crimes Chamber of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

• Award winner: C. Phoenix

• Institution: University of Exeter

• Value: £5,645

Understanding the impact of physical activity on experiences and perceptions of ageing

• Award winner: R. Ferreira da Costa Esteves

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £135,446

Betting on a revolution: the valuation of venal offices in France in the late Ancien Regime

• Award winner: S. Hellmuth

• Institution: University of York

• Value: £318,946

Intonational variation in Arabic

• Award winner: G. Schnyder

• Institution: King's College London

• Value: £221,215

Law and agency: the micro-foundations of institutional change in national corporate governance systems

• Award winner: G. Lynch

• Institution: University of Leeds

• Value: £123,330

Truth and justice: the search for peace and stability in modern Kenya

• Award winner: J.P. Gathergood

• Institution: University of Nottingham

• Value: £176,682

Financial literacy and over-indebtedness in the UK

• Award winner: V. Jadva

• Institution: University of Cambridge

• Value: £219,143

A follow-up study of the experiences and psychological health of surrogate mothers and their families

• Award winner: S. Coulthard

• Institution: University of Ulster

• Value: £164,301

Developing a social well-being approach for sustainable fisheries in South Asia

• Award winner: E.R. Morrison

• Institution: University of Portsmouth

• Value: £93,530

Strategic modulation of dynamic aspects of facial and vocal attractiveness

• Award winner: S.M. Wilson

• Institution: University of Stirling

• Value: £194,299

Spaces, sounds and sights: young people creating belonging in and around difficult home circumstances

• Award winner: M. Nardini

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £318,982

Economics of perceptual and motor decisions in childhood

• Award winner: E. Stewart

• Institution: University of Strathclyde

• Value: £151,587

Moving on? Integration and onward migration of dispersed refugees in the UK

• Award winner: M. Pampaka

• Institution: University of Manchester

• Value: £236,362

Pedagogy and developing dispositions to mathematics in secondary school

• Award winner: D. Talmi

• Institution: University of Manchester

• Value: £258,946

I wish I didn’t feel this way: neural mechanisms underlying the control of emotion

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• Award winner: Lee Jones

• Institution: Queen Mary, University of London

• Value £120,764

How do international economic sanctions (not) work?

International economic sanctions are often aimed at creating political changes in target countries and seen as a non-violent and "cheap" way of pursuing international conflict. But such actions can be deadlier than war: sanctions in the 1990s resulted in hundreds of thousands more Iraqi deaths than the 1991 Gulf War. Despite debate about the effectiveness of such forms of enforcement among scholars and policymakers, it is not yet understood how they are meant to work. This project will seek to fill this void by analysing how sanctions affect power resources and strategies of domestic forces in target countries, looking at how this external pressure works to reshape the state, economy and society.

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