Latest research awards


Two Marie Curie Fellowships secured

Two Marie Curie Fellowships secured
Description
The College of Arts and Law has secured two European Commission Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, totalling £150,000.
Date:
19/02/2018

University of Birmingham set to receive £11m for pioneering cancer research

University of Birmingham set to receive £11m for pioneering cancer research
Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are set to receive a major cash boost for pioneering research into cancer.
Date:
15/02/2018

£54 million funding to transform health through data science

£54 million funding to transform health through data science
Description
Birmingham Health Partners will lead one of six new sites across the UK created to address challenging healthcare issues through use of data science, funded by £30 million from Health Data Research UK.
Date:
08/02/2018

Grant greenlight for immersive drama project

Description
Dr Joanna Bucknall has secured a grant of £60,399 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for a project called 'Corpus Quod'. It will develop augmented reality and immersive strategies that will enable audiences to experience what it is like to be an asylum seeker in the UK
Date:
05/01/2018

Blue Revolution receives £179,312 Leverhulme Trust grant

Blue Revolution receives £179,312 Leverhulme Trust grant
Description
Professor Corey Ross of the School of History and Cultures will research and write the first history of the international effort to develop fisheries in the global South during the 'long 20th Century' (1870s to present).
Date:
15/12/2017

Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe
Description
Dr Yafa Shanneik leads the project which will bring a new perspective on Muslim marriages by placing the experiences and voices of women at the centre of research.
Date:
05/12/2017

Dr Hugh Houghton awarded ERC Consolidator Grant

Dr Hugh Houghton awarded ERC Consolidator Grant
Description
Dr Hugh Houghton has been awarded a €1.75M grant by the European Research Council for the five-year CATENA Project on Greek New Testament Commentary Manuscripts.
Date:
28/11/2017

Four College of Arts and Law academics awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Four College of Arts and Law academics awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize
Description
Four academics from the University's College of Arts and Law have each been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize, recognising that their outstanding research work has attracted international recognition and that their future career is exceptionally promising.
Date:
03/11/2017

Scientists awarded £1.5m for pioneering bowel cancer research

Scientists awarded £1.5m for pioneering bowel cancer research
Description
Cancer Research UK has awarded the University of Birmingham £1.5 million to fund a five-year research programme aimed at finding new treatments for bowel cancer.
Date:
02/11/2017

Professor Ian Phillips on being awarded prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize

Professor Ian Phillips on being awarded prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize
Description
Leverhulme Prizes recognise "the achievement of early career researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising"
Date:
30/10/2017
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