Latest research awards


Grant secured for research into urban terrorism in Europe

Grant secured for research into urban terrorism in Europe
Description
Dr Katharina Karcher, Lecturer in German in the Department of Modern Languages, has been awarded a €1.4m grant from the European Research Council.
Date:
17/09/2019

New AHRC Leadership Fellowship for research into a Digital Sociology of Music

New AHRC Leadership Fellowship for research into a Digital Sociology of Music
Description
Dr Christopher Haworth has been awarded an AHRC Leadership Fellowship for the project Music and the Internet: Towards a Digital Sociology of Music, 2019-2021.
Date:
17/09/2019

Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients

Pioneering data research centres to enable cutting-edge research and innovation to benefit UK patients
Description
The University of Birmingham will play a key role in new data hubs that will enable cutting-edge research for health discoveries and aim to give patients across the UK faster access to pioneering new treatments.
Date:
14/09/2019

Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation

Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to explore language in Persian translation
Description
Dr Kayvan Tahmasebian (Department of Modern Languages) has been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to examine the influence of translation on deep structures of modern Persian literary criticism.
Date:
21/08/2019

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK

Three Birmingham scientists awarded £4 million by Cancer Research UK
Description
Three researchers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded more than £4 million by Cancer Research UK for their work to investigate new personalised cancer treatments.
Date:
07/08/2019

Gulp! to make a splash with national tour thanks to Arts Council England funding

Gulp! to make a splash with national tour thanks to Arts Council England funding
Description
Grant awarded to Drama's Dr Adam Ledger will support new show that encourages its audience to engage with crucial environmental issues.
Date:
03/06/2019

Leverhulme Trust funding for English contract law research

Leverhulme Trust funding for English contract law research
Description
A research grant has been secured by Dr Catherine Mitchell, Reader in Private Law at Birmingham Law School to conduct new research that aims to rescue English contract law from irrelevance.
Date:
20/03/2019

Grant secured for new Islamic law and humanities network

Grant secured for new Islamic law and humanities network
Description
New network will bring together scholars working on Islam from legal, literary, philosophical, and sociological perspectives.
Date:
28/02/2019

Institute for German Studies - Research funding success

Institute for German Studies - Research funding success
Description
The Institute for German Studies (IGS) at UoB has been awarded 78,412 euro by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) for a two-year research project, "Shifting Constellations: Germany and Global (Dis)Order".
Date:
06/02/2019

Grant secured for Pre-Raphaelite research

Description
Dr Rebecca Mitchell, Reader in Victorian Literature and Culture in the Department of English Literature, has been awarded an AHRC grant for new research that will unite UK and US collections of Pre-Raphaelite work.
Date:
28/01/2019
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