Grant winners

May 19, 2011


Research Project Grants


• Award winner: Simon Hillson

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £101,806

Do larger molars and robust jaws in early hominins represent dietary adaptation?

• Award winner: John Drew

• Institution: University of Buckingham

• Value: £116,423

Enriching Dickens Journals Online: attributions, accessibility, and innovation

• Award winner: Edmund Herzig

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £257,233

Exploration, maps and Silk Road history from Balkh, northern Afghanistan

• Award winner: John Morrill

• Institution: University of Cambridge

• Value: £204,337

A new critical edition of all the writings and speeches of Oliver Cromwell

• Award winner: Sian Nicholas

• Institution: Aberystwyth University

• Value: £249,785

A social and cultural history of the British press in the Second World War

• Award winner: Margot Finn

• Institution: University of Warwick

• Value: £220,860

The East India Company at home, 1757-1857

• Award winner: Michael Willis

• Institution: British Museum

• Value: £248,455

Politics, ritual and religion: cultural formation in early medieval India

Law, Politics, International Relations

• Award winner: Leif Wenar

• Institution: King's College London

• Value: £48,820

Clean trade: the resource curse and consumer demand for oil, gas and minerals


Public Health Research programme

• Award winner: James Thomas

• Institution: University of London

• Value: £154,389

Can specific approaches to community engagement help to reduce inequalities in health; for whom, under what circumstances, and with what resources? A mixed-method evidence synthesis

Health Services Research programme

• Award winner: Irene Higginson

• Institution: King's College London

• Value: £204,198

Geographical and temporal understanding in place of death in England (1984-2009): analysis of trends and associated factors to improve end-of-life care


• Award Winner: Charles McCollum

• Institution: University of Manchester

• Value: £173,829

The Development of an Algorithm to calculate in individual patients with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) when repair is indicated to improve survival


• Award winner: David Milne

• Institution: University of East Anglia

• Value: £53,387

Intellectualism in US diplomacy

• Award winner: Luca Rubini

• Institution: University of Birmingham

• Value: £63,280

The regulation of legitimate subsidies in the WTO

• Award winner: Andrew Schaap

• Institution: University of Exeter

• Value: £52,921

Human rights and the political: insurgent citizenship at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, Australia

• Award winner: Ralph Pite

• Institution: University of Bristol

• Value: £83,212

Robert Frost: the life of a friendship. A critical and biographical study of the poet Robert Frost that focuses on his friendship with Edward Thomas

• Award winner: Philip Shaw

• Institution: University of Leicester

• Value: £50,695

Suffering and sentiment in Romantic military art

• Award winner: Ben Murtagh

• Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies

• Value: £42,762

Gay, lesbian and Waria representations in Indonesian cinema

In Detail

• Award winner: Robert Howard

• Institution: South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

• Value: £1,388,087

A practical randomised controlled double-blind trial of antipsychotic treatment of very late-onset schizophrenia-like psychosis: the ATLAS trial

Very late-onset schizophrenia-like psychosis is a major illness that commonly occurs in older people. Sufferers become convinced that their neighbours and family are trying to harm them. Clinicians will only want to expose their patients to the potential risks of antipsychotic treatment for the minimum period of time necessary, and the ATLAS trial has been designed to provide them with robust evidence upon which to base such treatment decisions.

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