Latest research awards


Grant success for Post-Socialist Britain project

Grant success for Post-Socialist Britain project
Description
Professor Sara Jones, Dr Charlotte Galpin (University of Birmingham) and Dr Jenny Wüstenberg (Nottingham Trent University) have received a grant of £935k from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Date:
18/01/2021

High performance, low cost ventilator project awarded grant of £768k by UKRI

High performance, low cost ventilator project awarded grant of £768k by UKRI
Description
An international team of scientists and engineers have been awarded a grant of £768K by UKRI as part of the Newton Fund's Agile Response Call to develop high performance, low cost ventilators.
Date:
15/12/2020

Birmingham Law School Celebrate Three Grant Successes

Birmingham Law School Celebrate Three Grant Successes
Description
The Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre in Technology Metals | Covid-19 Review Observatory | Removing the rights from the vulnerable: the impact of COVID-19 Social Care 'easements'
Date:
30/11/2020

Interview with Lisa Bortolotti by The Dissenter

Interview with Lisa Bortolotti by The Dissenter
Description
Birmingham Professor interviewed by the YouTube Channel The Dissenter which covers topics in science and philosophy. In the interview, Lisa talks about her latest book, The Epistemic Innocence of Irrational Beliefs.
Date:
24/11/2020

Bodo Winter awarded Future Leaders Fellowship of over £1million

Bodo Winter awarded Future Leaders Fellowship of over £1million
Description
Dr Winter is a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Linguistics. His research will involve the construction and analysis of large multimodal corpora to explore ways of combating innumeracy, the numerical equivalent of illiteracy
Date:
16/10/2020

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia

Ground-breaking trial aiming to stop women dying in childbirth starts recruitment in Africa and Asia
Description
Researchers based at the University of Birmingham are starting a ground-breaking maternal health trial across 80 hospitals in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Sri Lanka.
Date:
09/10/2020

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research
Description
A University of Birmingham academic is one of three UK scientists awarded a share of £50,000 to develop innovative research to improve the care of COVID-19 patients.
Date:
06/10/2020

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
Dr Jack Quin will be joining the Department of English Literature for 3 years this October to research 'Dual Forms: Modernist poetry and the poetics of sculpture (1880-1940).'
Date:
13/07/2020

AACR-CRUK Transatlantic Fellowship Success for Dr Justin Loke

AACR-CRUK Transatlantic Fellowship Success for Dr Justin Loke
Description
Dr Justin Loke has become one of the first-ever recipients of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) – Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Transatlantic Fellowships.
Date:
10/07/2020

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction
Description
A senior Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, has been awarded a £167,000 grant from The British Academy to write Vanished, a history of extinction for Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
Date:
30/06/2020
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