Latest research awards


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

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funding Awarded to Project on Sustainable Public Procurement

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funding Awarded to Project on Sustainable Public Procurement
Description
Birmingham is part of the SAPIENS project which has been awarded a Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network (ITN) grant by the European Research Agency.
Date:
01/06/2020

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages
Description
Two researchers from the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants as part of €450 million (£400 million) funding for Europe's long-term frontier research.
Date:
31/03/2020

Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti

Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti
Description
Professor Bortolotti will be co-investigator in a one-year project entitled, "Agency, Social Identity & Justice in Mental Health: A Collaboration with Young People, Clinicians & Academics"
Date:
06/03/2020
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