Latest research awards


Grant to fund research into metaphysics and higher-order logic

Grant to fund research into metaphysics and higher-order logic
Description
Birmingham Fellow Dr Nicholas K Jones has been awarded a Leadership Fellowship (value £226,000) by the by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), for the project 'Higher-Order Metaphysics'.
Date:
17/10/2017

Ancient routes to '60s upheaval - diverse range of subjects to be investigated thanks to small grants

Description
A range of College of Arts and Law projects have been funded by through the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme.
Date:
13/10/2017

Role of metaphysics in physical theories to be investigated

Role of metaphysics in physical theories to be investigated
Description
A five year research project to develop a new general framework for understanding the role metaphysics plays in how physics explains our world has secured a European Research Council Starting Grant of €1.5m.
Date:
06/10/2017

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended

Birmingham Early Arthritis Treatment Centre research funding extended
Description
The Rheumatology Research Group (RRG) has been awarded an additional £40,000 from Arthritis Research UK to extend its Experimental Arthritis Treatment Centre, part of a network of UK units funded by the charity to support cutting edge research.
Date:
05/10/2017

Grant for urban environmental history project

Grant for urban environmental history project
Description
Dr Mantha Zarmakoupi (Birmingham) will work with Dr Simon Richards (Loughborough) on the 'Delos Network'.
Date:
26/09/2017

GlobalLit

GlobalLit
Description
Professor Rebecca Gould of the Department of Modern Languages has secured a European Research Council Starting Grant of £1.3m to undertake a five-year project to reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies by looking at non-European approaches and focusing on texts from Islamic cultures.
Date:
22/09/2017

University of Birmingham scientist wins £1.4m to unlock mystery of how cancer 'steals the keys' to healthy growth

University of Birmingham scientist wins £1.4m to unlock mystery of how cancer 'steals the keys' to healthy growth
Description
A scientist at the University of Birmingham has received a £1.4 million award from Cancer Research UK to carry out pioneering research that may discover how cancer 'steals the keys' from the body's locksmiths, disrupting healthy cell growth and function.
Date:
12/09/2017

Finding Common Ground project awarded AHRC Follow-on Fund for Impact and Engagement grant

Finding Common Ground project awarded AHRC Follow-on Fund for Impact and Engagement grant
Description
Dr Jeremy Kidwell is a co-investigator on an AHRC Follow-on Fund for Impact and Engagement grant, for the project 'Finding Common Ground'.
Date:
30/08/2017

Professor David Thomas awarded AHRC Research Grant

Professor David Thomas awarded AHRC Research Grant
Description
Professor David Thomas has been awarded an AHRC Research Grant, for the project 'Christian-Muslim Relations, a Bibliographical History 1800-1914'.
Date:
30/08/2017

£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius

£400k grant to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius
Description
The Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing has been awarded a £400k grant to fund a project to bring to life the Codex Zacynthius.
Date:
10/08/2017
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