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Philip Leverhulme Prizes 2009

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Dr Christopher Conselice
University of Nottingham
Galaxy formation and evolution

Dr Jim Hinton
University of Leeds
Gamma-ray astronomy

Dr Kazuya Koyama
University of Portsmouth
Cosmology

Dr Ross McLure
University of Edinburgh
Extragalactic astronomy

Dr Ineke de Moortel
University of St Andrews
Solar physics

Dr Hiranya Peiris
University College London
Cosmology

Engineering

Dr Claire Adjiman
Imperial College London
Optimisation theories and algorithms and property prediction methods

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer
University of Nottingham
Energy technologies

Dr Eleanor Stride
University College London 
Biomedical engineering

Geography

Dr Caroline Bressey
University College London
Historical and cultural geography

Dr Matt King
Newcastle University
Glaciology

Dr David Lambert
Royal Holloway, University of London
European imperialism and its legacies

Dr Stephen Legg
University of Nottingham
Interwar colonial India

Dr Chris Stokes
Durham University
Ice-sheet instability

Modern European Languages and Literature

Dr Laura Ashe
University of Oxford
English medieval literature

Dr Bettina Bildhauer
University of St Andrews
The German late Middle Ages and the way they are perceived in modernity

Dr Philip Bullock
University of Oxford
Russian literature, music and cultural history

Dr Santanu Das
Queen Mary, University of London
Early twentieth-century literature and culture in English literature

Professor Lisa Downing
University of Exeter
Nineteenth-century French culture, critical theory, and cinema studies

Dr Helena Sanson
University of Cambridge
The history of linguistic thought and women's history

Performing and Visual Arts

Ms Nell Catchpole
Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Cross-arts collaboration and the creation of new music

Professor David Cotterrell
Sheffield Hallam University
Politicised and romantic themes through digital technologies

Dr Emma Hornby
University of Bristol
Medieval liturgical chant

Ms Daria Martin
Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art
Film art

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