Current research topics of interest include:
- Community consumption
- Consumer boycotts and buycotts
- Consumer vulnerability
- Craft consumption
- Cultural consumption and marketing
- Ethical, sustainable and responsible consumption
- Responsible marketing
- Social marketing issues and behavioural interventions
- The use of visual data in interpretive consumer research
Moraes, C. (PI) and Magrizos, S. (2020) “Sustainability Plan Facilitation Project,” industry funded. £6,250.
Magrizos, S. (PI), Lamprinakos, G. and Moraes, C. (2020) “Understanding Digital Carbon Footprint Literacy,” Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business funding. £12,000.
Magrizos, S. (PI) and Moraes, C. (2020) “Employees’ and Consumers’ Responses to Companies’ Corporate Responsibility Initiatives during the Covid-19 Pandemic,” BBS Seed Corn Funding Scheme (£3,000).
Moraes, C. and McEachern, M. (2019) “Living with and through Food Poverty,” ESRC Festival of Science 2019. £1,000.00.
Moraes, C., Istanbulluoglu, D. and Garcia de Frutos, N. (2019) “Temporality in anti-consumption,” BBS Seed Corn Funding Scheme. £3,000.
McEachern, M. and Moraes, C. (2018) “Transitioning from Food Banks to Supermarkets: A Vulnerable Consumer’s Perspective,” British Academy/Leverhulme Small Grants fund. £10,000.
Moraes, C. (2018) “The Use of Shock Appeals in Experiential Marketing Communications,” BBS Seed Corn Funding Scheme. £800.
Moraes, C. (2018) “Investigating Food Poverty,” BBS Seed Corn Funding Scheme. £3,000.
Moraes, C. (2018) “Creative Approaches to Qualitative Researching,” NCRM, ESRC Bursary for Training 2018. £350.
Moraes, C. (2017) “An Exploration of Individual Charitable Giving Attitudes and Motivations in the Context of Contemporary Crafts,” research project commissioned by Craftspace through a Catalyst Evolve Consortium Grant funded by Arts Council England (ACE). £5,500.
Carrigan, C., Moraes, C., Bosangit, C., Ferreira, C., Ferreira, J. and Merendino, A. (2015) “Responsibility in Jewellery Consumption,” ESRC Festival of Science 2015. £750.
Moraes, C. (2015) “Digital Research Methods Course,” NCRM, ESRC Bursary for Training 2015. £500.
Spiteri-Cornish, L. and Moraes, C. (2015) “The Role of Identity and Fat Stereotypes in Food Consumption”, funding proposal submitted to BES Pump Priming Funding Scheme. £4,000.
Ferreira, C. and Moraes, C. (2014) “Consumer Attitudes toward Biodiversity Offset Markets,” CBiS Pump Priming Funding Scheme. £5,000.
Carrigan, M., Moraes, C. and Bosangit, C. (2012) “Responsible Business Practices in SMEs: The Case of the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter,” BES Faculty Research Pump-Priming Scheme. £4,380.
Moraes, C. and Michaelidou, N. (2012) “Participant-Observation Research on Social Media: Are Consumers Fully Aware of How They Are Being Researched and Do They Have any Ethical Concerns?” Academy of Marketing Research Initiative Funding 2012. £1,920.
Moraes, C. and Carrigan, M. (2012) “Acting Local, Thinking Global,” funding proposal submitted to the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2012. £1,725.
Moraes, C., Michaelidou, N. and Carrigan, M. (2011) “Do Advertising Appeals Have a Role to Play in Explaining Advertising Avoidance among YouTube Users?,” ASSC First Grant Scheme. £1,527.