Research grants

Research in Resilience and Urban Living has been funded by a number of Research Council UK, UK Government, European Union and University of Birmingham grants:

  • 2012: Planning Responses to ‘Shock’ and ‘Slow-Burn’ Events: the Role of Redundancy in Regional Resilience (ESRC)
  • 2011-2015: Designing Safer Urban Spaces (DESURBS), European Union FP7
  • 2011-2013: ‘The geopolitical economy of global gas governance’, UK Energy Research Centre;
  • 2011-2012: ‘Fuel poverty among young people’, Cheshire Lehmann Fund;
  • 2011: ‘Building/household events and energy vulnerability: a European perspective’, Interdisciplinary Research Cluster on Energy Systems, Equity and Vulnerability (ESRC/EPSRC) ;
  • 2010-2011: International workshops on ‘Energy poverty: mapping the European research landscape’ and ‘Low carbon energy and social justice’, Interdisciplinary Research Cluster on Energy Systems, Equity and Vulnerability (ESRC/EPSRC);
  • 2010: ‘Understanding energy vulnerability, resilience and youth transitions’, Durham Energy Institute;
  • 2010: ‘Use of thermal imaging cameras in undergraduate energy and geography teaching’, University of Birmingham Alumni Fund;
  • 2009-2010: ‘Governing energy vulnerability in Southeastern Europe’, French Institute for International Relations;
  • 2009-2011: ESRC seminar series on ‘Energy transitions: security, climate, governance’;
  • 2009: Fellowship on ‘Energy policy, resilience, and the built environment in transition’, Södertörn University College Stockholm;
  • 2008-2012: ‘Energy policy risks and spatial development in Central and Eastern Europe’, Czech Ministry of Education;
  • 2010-2011: The role of ‘persistent resilience’ within everyday life: communities coping with marginality, University of Birmingham ‘sandpit’ funding.
  • 2010-2011: Conceptualising and measuring resilience: the critical role of redundancy, University of Birmingham ‘sandpit’ funding.
  • 2011 – AHRC: (Connected Communities programme) Resilient, mutual self-help in cities of growing diversity
  • 2010-2012: Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure: Embedding and evaluating a physical resilience decision support framework tool
  • 2010-2012: EPSRC Cross Disciplinary Feasibility Account - Resilience through innovation: critical local transport and utility infrastructure
  • 2010: Homes and Communities Agency, Collective Memories of Place
  • 2008-2012: EPSRC Urban Futures (Sustainable Regeneration - from evidence-based urban futures to implementation)
  • 2007-10: EPSRC/ESRC/AHRC with Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure – Resilient Design (RE-DESIGN) for counter-terrorism: Decision support for designing effective and acceptable resilient places
  • 2007-10: ESRC New Security Challenges programme - The Urban environment: Mirror and mediator of radicalisation
  • 2007: DTI/DUIS- Foresight: Sustainable Energy Management and the Built Environment Project (Uncertainty, risk and the evolution of the built environment)
  • 2005-2007 – ESRC - New Security Challenges programme  - The Everyday resilience of the City - how provincial cities respond to threat