College of Arts and Law research awards


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

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

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

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
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