College of Arts and Law research awards


EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funding Awarded to Project on Sustainable Public Procurement

EU Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Funding Awarded to Project on Sustainable Public Procurement
Description
Birmingham is part of the SAPIENS project which has been awarded a Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network (ITN) grant by the European Research Agency.
Date:
01/06/2020

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages

European Research Council backs research into anti-slavery in Africa and sign languages
Description
Two researchers from the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham have been awarded ERC Advanced Grants as part of €450 million (£400 million) funding for Europe's long-term frontier research.
Date:
31/03/2020

Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti

Funding success for Professor Lisa Bortolotti
Description
Professor Bortolotti will be co-investigator in a one-year project entitled, "Agency, Social Identity & Justice in Mental Health: A Collaboration with Young People, Clinicians & Academics"
Date:
06/03/2020

Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition

Dr Akira Murakami to launch a new project on research trends in second language acquisition
Description
Dr Murakami has received a Language Learning Early Career Research Grant for a new project on the quantitative examination of research trends in second language acquisition.
Date:
21/02/2020

Six new AHRC grant wins secure more than £1m funding

Six new AHRC grant wins secure more than £1m funding
Description
Six academics from across the College of Arts and Law have been awarded new AHRC funding totalling £1.1m.
Date:
17/02/2020

More than £1m funding to reconnect Birmingham with its Shakespeare heritage

More than £1m funding to reconnect Birmingham with its Shakespeare heritage
Description
A £1.7 million project to re-connect Birmingham's communities with the city's Shakespearean heritage launched today.
Date:
13/02/2020

Grant secured for collaborative project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'

Grant secured for collaborative project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'
Description
Dr Alice Corr and Dr Norma Schifano have been awarded £8,000 from the AHRC/OWRI inititiative Language Acts and Worldmaking for the project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'.
Date:
29/01/2020

New funding for research to support reading in a foreign language

New funding for research to support reading in a foreign language
Description
Dr Petar Milin and Professor Dagmar Divjak have been awarded the internal "High-risk, High-reward" grant for CAL for the project "Making the most of what meets the eye(s): Optimizing reading in a foreign language".
Date:
28/01/2020

ELAL project awarded AHRC-DFG grant

ELAL project awarded AHRC-DFG grant
Description
The Department of English Language and Linguistics is delighted to announce that Dr Gerardo Ortega (ELAL) and Prof Pamela Perniss (University of Cologne) have successfully been awarded an AHRC-DFG grant for their project
Date:
09/01/2020

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
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