Grant winners

January 12, 2012


Major Research Fellowships

• Award winner: Berys Gaut

Institution: University of St Andrews

• Value: £93,421

The philosophy of creativity

• Award winner: Robert Gildea

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £97,464

The French Resistance between history and myth

• Award winner: John King

• Institution: University of Warwick

• Value: £102,379

Writers and cultural change in Argentina, 1960-2010. A study of three journals

• Award winner: Michael John Pearson

• Institution: Aberystwyth University

• Value: £87,208

Marking time: performance, archaeology and the city

• Award winner: Joanne Scott

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £95,184

The global reach of EU climate change law: a game-changing strategy?


ESRC/Department for International Development Joint Scheme for Research on International Development (Poverty Alleviation)

• Award winner: Mark Graham

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £434,097

The promises of fibre-optic broadband: a pipeline for economic development in East Africa

• Award winner: Catherine Dolan

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £412,364

Menstruation and the cycle of poverty: does the provision of sanitary pads improve the attendance and educational outcomes of girls in school?

• Award winner: Jackeline Wahba

• Institution: University of Southampton

• Value: £326,361

Temporary migration and economic development: the triple-win policy vision applied to North Africa

• Award winner: Roderick L. Stirrat

• Institution: University of Sussex

• Value: £319,425

Charity, philanthropy and development in Colombo, Sri Lanka


Service Delivery and Organisation (NIHR SDO) programme

• Award winner: Sue Ziebland

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £296,970

Informing the development of NICE Quality Standards through secondary analysis of qualitative, narrative interviews on patients' experiences

• Award winner: Rosemary Rushmer

• Institution: Teesside University

• Value: £304,774

Research use and knowledge mobilisation in the commission and planning of public health services - what helps and hinders - a study in the co-creation of knowledge


• Award winner: Kathryn Sutherland

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £152,865

Manuscript and the practice of meaning: a study of Romantic-period fiction

The work is a comparative study of the creative methods of five Romantic novelists: Jane Austen, William Godwin, Mary Shelley, Walter Scott and Frances Burney. It is in the Romantic period that we first encounter in abundance working manuscripts: of draft materials in the hands of the author or a copyist, and of proofs showing revisions. By contrast with those of their poet contemporaries (Wordsworth, Coleridge and Shelley), novelists' manuscripts have received little attention. Yet novelists too discover meaning through processes whose trace is found on the page.

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