Latest research awards


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

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

Birmingham researcher receives leading award for translational biomedical research

Birmingham researcher receives leading award for translational biomedical research
Description
University of Birmingham clinician scientist and hepatologist Dr Ye Htun Oo has been awarded £1.7 million to fund translational biomedical research into autoimmune liver diseases.
Date:
10/01/2019

Birmingham experts join Chinese counterparts in superbug battle

Birmingham experts join Chinese counterparts in superbug battle
Description
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) experts at the University of Birmingham are joining forces with their counterparts in China in the battle against superbugs – potentially helping to save many thousands of lives.
Date:
20/12/2018

"Testimony in Practice" and "In-Between Spaces"

"Testimony in Practice" and "In-Between Spaces"
Description
Sara Jones awarded AHRC follow-on grant and M3C Creative Economy Engagement Fellowship.
Date:
18/12/2018

Cultural Discourses on Desire between Women: A Queer Comparative Analysis

Cultural Discourses on Desire between Women: A Queer Comparative Analysis
Description
Charlotte Ross has won a BA/Leverhulme research grant for the project 'Cultural Discourses on Desire between Women: A Queer Comparative Analysis'.
Date:
18/12/2018
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