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Research Fellowships 2016

Sciences

Professor Jonathan Bamber
University of Bristol
Global ice mass balance and sea level (GIMBal)
£46,270

Dr James Burridge
University of Portsmouth
Memory effects in culture and games
£46,155

Dr Haider Butt
University of Birmingham
Morpho butterfly inspired optical applications
£46,540

Professor Stefan Doerr
Swansea University
Fire and water: predicting and reducing wildfire impacts on water resources
£49,631

Professor James Esler
University College London
Climate response theory in the near-equilibrium limit and beyond
£49,997

Professor Martin Evans
University of Manchester
Integrating geomorphology into a conceptual model of terrestrial carbon cycling
£49,894

Dr Jonathan Fraser
University of Manchester
Fractal geometry and dimension theory
£48,003

Professor David Harper
Durham University
The roots of the ordovician biodiversification: the brachiopod radiation
£48,799

Professor Ian Leary
University of Southampton
Cohomology and negative curvature
£40,911

Dr Andrew McGonigle
University of Sheffield
How do gases drive volcanism?
£43,354

Professor Jeremy Pitt
Imperial College London
Interactional justice in self-organising multi-agent systems (IJ-SOMAS)
£44,101

Professor Emma Raven
University of Leicester
The regulatory role of heme in ion channel function
£49,972

Dr Emma Richardson
University College London
Physical impact of storage and display environments on historic film material
£38,995

Dr Ilik Saccheri
University of Liverpool
Causes and consequences of a novel sex determination mechanism in a butterfly
£24,664

Professor Vincent Savolainen
Imperial College London
The evolution of species on islands: genomic approaches to non-model organisms
£49,328

Dr Roger Tribe
University of Warwick
Analytic structure for the Brownian web and Brownian net
£24,440

Humanities

Dr Christina Alt
University of St Andrews
Modernist roots: early ecology and modernist literature in Britain, 1900–1945
£44,055

Professor Pwyll ap Sion
Bangor University
Steve Reich and the paradox of modernism
£22,695

Professor Michèle Barrett
Queen Mary, University of London
Virginia Woolf’s social and historical research: the author as note-taker
£49,184

Dr Jennie Batchelor
University of Kent
The Lady's Magazine in romantic print culture
£9,260

Professor Andrew Beresford
Durham University
Sacred skin: the legend of St Bartholomew in Spanish art and literature
£44,425

Dr Anna Bernard
King's College London
International solidarity and culture
£45,736

Professor Richard Billingham
University of Gloucestershire
Ray and Liz 
£23,558

Dr Claudia Bolgia
University of Edinburgh
The ‘Long’ Trecento: Rome without the Popes, c. 1305–1420
£25,177

Dr Stephen Bottomore
Independent researcher
The origins of screen advertising, 1890–1910
£9,265

Dr Stephen Bowd
University of Edinburgh
Massacres during the Italian wars, 1494–1559
£42,595

Dr Victoria Browne
Oxford Brookes University
Pregnancy without birth: the philosophy and ethics of miscarriage
£20,820

Dr Rebecca Clifford
Swansea University
Child survivors of genocide: making sense of memory
£39,297

Ms Fiona Crisp
Northumbria University
Material sight: re-presenting the spaces of fundamental science
£48,705

Dr John Cussans
University of Oxford
The skullcracker suite: an inter-disciplinary artistic research project
£13,216

Dr Anissa Daoudi
University of Birmingham
Sexual violence against women in Algeria: narratives, translations, languages
£26,875

Dr Wolfgang David Cirilo de Melo
University of Oxford
Varro's De lingua Latina: edition, translation, commentary
£46,504

Dr Janet DeLaine
University of Oxford
The urban development of Roman Ostia
£49,971

Professor Katharine Ellis
University of Bristol
In the shadow of Paris? Music in regional France, 1830–1914
£49,367

Dr Jan Fellerer
University of Oxford
Multilingualism in east-central European cities: Lviv and Lódz around 1900
£42,272

Professor Paul Gilroy
King's College London
To the measure of the world: race and the re-enchantment of the human
£47,335

Dr Caroline Goodson
Birkbeck, University of London
Urban gardening in early medieval Italy: cultivating the city
£48,392

Professor Laura Gowing
King's College London
Women, apprenticeship and companies in seventeenth-century London
£33,735

Professor Nick Groom
University of Exeter
A history of the gothic, 1688–1774
£49,118

Dr Jonathan Hesk
University of St Andrews
Intellectual and deliberative virtue from Homer to Aristotle: an archaeology
£40,723

Dr Claire Holleran
University of Exeter
Mapping migration in Roman Iberia
£49,058

Professor Steve King
University of Leicester
Writing the lives of the poor, 1780s–1830s
£40,523

Dr Mary Leng
University of York
Mathematics, morals, and the challenge to physicalism
£49,545

Dr Ben Levitas
Goldsmiths, University of London
Ireland, theatre and modernity
£49,552

Professor Andrew Lewis
Bangor University
Songs from afar: composing the experience of dementia
£14,277

Professor Jonathan Lichtenstein
University of Essex
The journey in reverse: a work of prose-fiction with photographs
£32,778

Dr Jose Lingna Nafafe
University of Bristol
Freedom and Lusophony African diaspora in the Atlantic
£21,032

Dr Christina Lupton
University of Warwick
Reading codex and the making of time
£37,938

Dr Gregory Lynall
University of Liverpool
Imagining solar energy: the power of the sun in literature, science and culture
£14,445

Professor Javed Majeed
King's College London
Lexicography and culture: English, Urdu and senses of self in colonial India
£45,084

Dr Luciana Martins
Birkbeck, University of London
Drawing together: the visual archive of expeditionary fieldwork
£46,085

Professor David Maxwell
University of Cambridge
Religious entanglement and the making of the Luba-Katanga in Belgian Congo
£45,382

Dr Roberta Mazza
University of Manchester
Land and power in the later Roman Empire: the Apion dynasty between Egypt and Constantinople
£45,570

Professor John McLeod
University of Leeds
Global trespassers: from permitted mobility to prohibited personhood
£28,531

Professor Silvina Milstein
King's College London
Musical dream forms
£49,993

Dr Helen Moore
University of Oxford
John Webster: a critical and cultural life
£42,672

Dr Kathryn Murphy
University of Oxford
The tottering universal: metaphysical prose in the seventeenth century
£49,702

Dr Charles Orzech
University of Glasgow
World religions museums: displaying objects, shaping cultures
£37,758

Dr John Parker
SOAS, University of London
In my time of dying: a history of death and the ends of life in Ghana
£41,320

Professor Sarah Peverley
University of Liverpool
Mermaids of the British Isles: a cultural history, c. 450–1500
£44,084

Professor Joad Raymond
Queen Mary, University of London
The book that made John Milton famous: an edition of Milton's Latin defences
£38,679

Dr Tom Rice
University of St Andrews
Watching Empire dissolve: through the lens of the colonial film units
£37,859

Ms Liz Rideal
University College London
Rome and the Campagna: splicing time
£20,733

Dr Lloyd Ridgeon
University of Glasgow
Rethinking the Shari'ah in contemporary Iran
£47,098

Dr Adam Rieger
University of Glasgow
Cardinal voting: a new paradigm in voting theory?
£38,967

Professor Michael Roper
University of Essex
Children, play, and the legacies of the Great War in Britain
£46,192

Professor Frederic Schwartz
University College London
German art and the culture of the 'case', 1900–1933
£46,155

Professor Bill Schwarz
Queen Mary, University of London
Memories of Empire. Postcolonial England?
£50,000

Professor Maria Shevtsova
Goldsmiths, University of London
Re-discovering Stanislavsky in context
£25,107

Dr Kristina Spohr
London School of Economics and Political Science
A conservative revolution: 1989–1992 in global perspective
£47,953

Dr Amia Srinivasan
University College London
At the depths of believing
£48,412

Professor Francesca Stavrakopoulou
University of Exeter
Dissecting Yahweh: the materiality of the divine body and its biblical autopsy
£45,572

Professor Tracy Strong
University of Southampton
Citizenship and conflict in the United States
£39,553

Dr Ceri Sullivan
Cardiff University
Private prayer: the commoner’s creative writing, 1580–1620
£40,190

Dr Giorgio Tagliaferro
University of Warwick
The great council hall cycle in the Doge’s Palace, Venice, 1577–1604
£38,111

Dr Mark Thompson
University of East Anglia
Death and rebirth: Italy, 1945–1955
£25,883

Dr Emma Widdis
University of Cambridge
Revolutionary bodies, Soviet minds
£30,770

Dr Ross Wilson
University of Cambridge
Critical forms: genres of criticism from 1750 to the present
£47,776

Professor Marcus Wood
University of Sussex
Exploding archives: slavery, Brazil, America and the limits of cultural memory
£49,900

Dr Christopher Woodard
University of Nottingham
Taking utilitarianism seriously
£19,784

Professor Angela Wright
University of Sheffield
Fostering romanticism: discourses of fostering and romanticism, 1755–1820
£30,905

Dr Lesley Wylie
University of Leicester
The poetics of plants in Latin American literature
£35,166

Dr Yue Zhuang
University of Exeter
Cultivating happiness: Sir William Temple, Confucianism, and the English landscape garden
£45,533
 

Social Sciences

Dr Tanja Bastia
University of Manchester
Ageing and migration: the challenges of transnational caring and social inequalities
£47,450

Dr Simon Bayly
Roehampton University
Acts of assembly: the psychosocial life of meetings
£46,724

Professor Werner Bonefeld
University of York
Governing a stateless currency: European economic constitution and the Euro crisis
£42,320

Professor Gavin Bridge
Durham University
To the ends of the Earth: new geographies of resource extraction and circulation
£49,022

Dr Marc Brightman
University College London
Unequal regenerations? Migrant agricultural labour, gender and sustainability in the Sicilian archipelago
£47,997

Dr Eleanor Drywood
University of Liverpool
Children and the globalisation of football: rights, participation and exploitation
£48,307

Dr Jun Du
Aston University
Weak institutions and resource misallocation: novel approaches and new insights from local economic level
£49,947

Professor Martin Fransman
University of Edinburgh
Innovation ecosystems – how innovation happens
£49,949

Dr Lieve Gies
University of Leicester
Coverage of human rights law in European newspapers: a comparative analysis
£39,613

Dr Katy Jenkins
Northumbria University
Women, mining and participatory photography in the Peruvian Andes
£49,994

Professor Tsachi Keren-Paz
University of Keele
Privacy law, gender justice and end users' liability: 'revenge porn' and beyond
£48,078

Professor Siddiqur Osmani
University of Ulster
Dynamics of poverty in rural Bangladesh
£43,418

Dr Kimberley Peters
Aberystwyth University
Invisible infrastructure: maritime motorways and the making of global mobilities
£24,141

Dr John Richardson
Loughborough University
Making ‘memory makers’: Holocaust Memorial Day since 2002
£45,797

Dr Chrissie Rogers
Aston University
Care-less spaces: prisoners with learning difficulties and their families
£38,890

Dr Philip Roscoe
University of St Andrews
The rise and fall of the penny-share offer: a historical sociology of the UK’s small-company markets
£25,902

Dr Paul Segal
King's College London
Inequality, wages and the real incomes of the rich
£49,974

Professor Farzana Shain
University of Keele
In the shadow of 9/11: Muslim girls’ narrative accounts of past, present and future lives
£47,980

Professor Alex Sharpe
University of Keele
The sexual ethics of intimacy: the case of nondisclosure of gender history
£42,319

Dr Ala Sirriyeh
University of Keele
Undocumented migrant young people in the USA, political activism and citizenship
£47,357

Professor Ann Stewart
University of Warwick
Caring for older women in Kenya’s plural legal system
£49,932

Dr Kristin Surak
SOAS, University of London
Ius Pecuniae: the crystallisation of the citizenship and residence industry
£49,967

Professor Monideepa Tarafdar
University of Lancaster
Information technology's 'dark side': how does it reduce employee well-being?
£20,260

Dr Nick Williams
University of Leeds
Examining the role of the diaspora in fostering entrepreneurship and institutional change
£30,626
 

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