Philip Leverhulme Prizes

  • Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb works on the algorithms which make it possible to extract information reliably and efficiently from imaging data Imaging and inverse problems are ubiquitous in modern...
    28 Feb 2018
  • ‘Injustice’ is a more useful concept for making global environmental comparisons that ‘justice’, argues Alice Mah, based on research in polluted industrial regions in China, Chile and Canada The...
    28 Feb 2018
  • Des Fitzgerald is investigating the implications of contemporary interest in the relationship between our physical environment and our mental state. In a recent essay, the architect John Paul...
    5 Feb 2018
  • Naomi Appleton is creating an online database bringing together both text and visual versions of jatakas – stories of the Buddha’s past lives – before examining the stories in a broader Indian...
    5 Feb 2018
  • Revolutionary ideas often emerge in particular times and places, such as Ancient Greece, Renaissance Italy, England during the Industrial Revolution, or the Silicon Valley today. I will be...
    6 Feb 2017
  • Greek tragedy is considered the wellspring of the Western theatrical tradition, but the plays that survive represent a tiny proportion of what once existed. Of the 1200 tragedies or so we know were...
    28 Feb 2016
  • From the invention of prose to innovations in epic and lyric poetry, from the beginnings of philosophical exposition to the origins of historical enquiry, many of the characteristic features of...
    28 Feb 2016
  • This prize will help me launch two research projects, one on the development of the American war doctrine, and the other on the historical correlation between conscription and democracy. In the first...
    25 Mar 2015
  • Medical knowledge production and transfer in the slave trade For over four centuries the trans-Atlantic slave trade was one of the most profitable businesses in the world, but it was one that was not...
    25 Mar 2015
  • How do words relate to images, and images to words? Where are the boundaries between visual and verbal modes of representation? And in what ways can pictures evoke stories like – or indeed unlike –...
    7 Feb 2013

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