College of Arts and Law research awards


Bodo Winter awarded Future Leaders Fellowship of over £1million

Bodo Winter awarded Future Leaders Fellowship of over £1million
Description
Dr Winter is a Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Linguistics. His research will involve the construction and analysis of large multimodal corpora to explore ways of combating innumeracy, the numerical equivalent of illiteracy
Date:
16/10/2020

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

School of English, Drama and Creative Studies wins prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
Dr Jack Quin will be joining the Department of English Literature for 3 years this October to research 'Dual Forms: Modernist poetry and the poetics of sculpture (1880-1940).'
Date:
13/07/2020

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction

From the Mastodon to Extinction Rebellion: Grant secured for research into the history of extinction
Description
A senior Lecturer in Modern History in the Department of History, has been awarded a £167,000 grant from The British Academy to write Vanished, a history of extinction for Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
Date:
30/06/2020

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 initiative Language Acts and Worldmaking for the project 'Tackling the UK's languages crisis: a role for linguistics in schools'.
Date:
29/01/2020
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