Grant winners

April 21, 2011

ARTS AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL

• Award winner: David E. Shuttleton

• Institution: University of Glasgow

• Value: £561,874

The consultation letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-90) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

• Award winner: Alison S. Sinclair

• Institution: University of Cambridge

• Value: £600,765

Wrongdoing in Spain 1800-1936: realities, representations, reactions

• Award winner: R.W. Benet Salway

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £638,926

Law and the end of empire 2: AD800-1150

• Award winner: Simon J. Keay

• Institution: University of Southampton

• Value: £639,229

Portus in the Roman Mediterranean

• Award winner: Sue D. Hamilton

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £642,620

Rapa Nui: landscapes of construction

THE LEVERHULME TRUST

Research Project Grants

Applied sciences (including architecture)

• Award winner: Kianoush Nazarpour

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £98,936

Imaging and optimisation techniques for co-adaptively myoelectric prosthetics

Basic sciences

• Award winner: Andrew Fletcher

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £133,902

Quantitative morphology of interstellar gas in the Milky Way

• Award winner: Philip Biggin

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £164,370

Investigating receptor dynamics with molecular simulation

• Award winner: David J. Procter

• Institution: University of Manchester

• Value: £104,000

Asymmetric copper-catalysis in the first total synthesis of the taedolidols

• Award winner: Jim Provan

• Institution: Queen's University Belfast

• Value: £104,612

Can a dual refugial hypothesis explain the distribution of Lusitanian species?

Social studies (including anthropology, geography, social psychology)

Award winner: Gavin Brown

• Institution: University of Leicester

• Value: £93,117

Non-stop against apartheid: the spaces of transnational solidarity activism

• Award winner: Roger Ingham

• Institution: University of Southampton

• Value: £106,549

Early sexual socialisation and sexuality education: parental perspectives

• Award winner: David Thomas

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £186,997

Climatic hazards in the Gobi Desert

IN DETAIL

• Award winner: Simon Gaunt

• Institution: King's College London

• Value: £850,652

Medieval francophone literary culture outside France

French was widely used as an international language in the Middle Ages, but most scholarship has focused on France. This project will map the dissemination of manuscripts of influential medieval francophone literary texts across Europe and beyond. Researchers from the University of Cambridge, University College London and King's College London hope to reassess the relation between language, identity and culture in the era, thereby questioning modern histories of the origin of national languages and literatures.

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