Philip Leverhulme Prizes

  • The current project will engage with a major aspect of ancient Greek history: that of slavery and its fundamental effects on the social, economic, political and cultural aspects of the Greek world...
    7 Feb 2013
  • Between the tercentenary of the Spanish Armada (1888) and the end of World War I, an extraordinary transformation took place in British knowledge about Spain. Thanks to the twin pulls of Romantic...
    30 Jan 2012
  • Auroral emissions are stunning, natural phenomena which have been observed in the skies at high-latitudes for thousands of years. As well as being beautiful, they provide key scientific information...
    30 Jan 2012
  • Land is an undervalued resource in many countries. It has and continues to be widely contaminated by industry. And yet we rely on healthy soil to underpin our industrial economies. In addition,...
    30 Jan 2012
  • Recent years have seen significant uptake of 'smart' phones where the end user has access to a host of different functionality such as email, internet and multimedia including on-board high...
    30 Jan 2012
  • I have made international contributions to three areas of climate change impacts research: the changing risks of extreme rainfall and flooding, developing climate change scenario methodologies for...
    30 Jan 2012

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