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Research Fellowships 2019

Sciences

Professor Alin Achim
University of Bristol
Information fusion for heterogeneous retinal imaging (INFHER)
£43,800

Dr Gabriel Barrenechea
University of Strathclyde 
Polyhedral meshes and the discrete maximum principle
£45,622

Dr Nelly Bencomo
Aston University
QuantUn: quantification of uncertainty using Bayesian surprises
£54,983

Professor Peter H Beton
University of Nottingham
Light emission from hybrid molecular/2D heterostructures
£47,368

Dr Jaclyn Billington
University of Leeds
To see or not to see: camouflage and human processes of detection
£54,772

Dr Inna Capdeboscq
University of Warwick
Classification of finite simple groups – large groups with two characteristics
£54,980

Dr Alistair Fielding
Liverpool John Moores University
Understanding the radical source of the degradation of plastic waste
£42,352

Dr Gillian Forrester
Birkbeck, University of London
Hand to mouth: the role of tool-use in the evolution and development of language
£54,404

Professor Boris Gaensicke
University of Warwick
Mapping the shores of the solar neighbourhood
£39,113

Dr Timothy Heaton
University of Sheffield
Improving the measurement of time using radiocarbon
£54,886

Dr Richard Jiang
Northumbria University
Face2Gene: genetic identity behind deep facial features
£46,463

Professor Malcolm Kadodwala
University of Glasgow
A nano-resonator route to colossal magnetochiral optical effects
£54,641

Professor Ruth King
University of Edinburgh
Statistical ecology: modern challenges of quantity and quality
£54,511

Professor Vito Latora
Queen Mary, University of London
CREATE: the network components of creativity and success
£53,809

Professor Yan Lavallee
University of Liverpool
Explore the magma frontier to unlock the full potential of geothermal energy
£54,996

Dr Thomas Leinster
University of Edinburgh
Magnitude and diversity
£53,553

Professor Rachel Norman
University of Stirling 
Developing a theoretical understanding of non linearities in the food system
£54,939

Professor Graham Shields
University College London
Evaporites and the long term carbon cycle
£54,895

Professor Pietro D Spanu
Imperial College London
Interkingdom communication: the role of extracellular vesicles in plant disease
£54,691

Dr Karen Spencer
University of St Andrews 
Understanding the interaction between habitat use, pollution and seabird health
£54,078

Dr Tobias von der Haar
University of Kent
Plastic eating microbes: engineering options for a sustainable future
£45,782

Humanities

Dr Nadia Atia
Queen Mary, University of London
Iraq reimagined: representations of home in diasporic Iraqi literature 
£52,986

Professor Tiffany Atkinson
University of East Anglia
O what can I say?: embarrassment, ethics and poetry 
£45,705

Professor Matthew Giles Bell
King's College London
Goethe’s intellectual development and the beginnings of European conservatism
£51,750

Dr Melanie Bigold
Cardiff University
Her books: women’s libraries and book ownership, 1660–1820
£52,219

Dr Helena Britt
Glasgow School of Art
The cloth: exploring creative collaboration and interdisciplinarity, 1977–1987
£54,128

Professor Felix Budelmann
University of Oxford
The Ancient Greek present
£53,658

Dr Robert Burroughs
Leeds Beckett University 
Congo House, 1889–1911: black lives between empire and immigration
£45,207

Dr Luisa Calè
Birkbeck, University of London
The book unbound: material cultures of reading and collecting, c. 1750–1850
£51,186

Dr Catrin Campbell-Moore
University of Bristol
Undermining beliefs and imprecise probabilities
£33,566

Professor Shohini Chaudhuri
University of Essex
Creativity and constraint: contemporary cinema in Iran and the Arab world
£44,749

Mr Stephen Coates
Independent Researcher
Over the soviet horizon
£8,732

Dr Helen Coffey
Open University
Music and empire: instrumental sounds in the world of Maximilian I
£54,814

Professor Matthew D Cook
Birkbeck, University of London
Historic passions: queer history making in Britain 
£51,846

Dr Andrew Counter
University of Oxford
Sexual poverty and the ‘right’ to sex: a nineteenth-century French genealogy
£48,949

Dr David Creese
Newcastle University
Scientific authority in Ptolemy’s ‘harmonics’: a comparative approach
£45,042

Ms Katie Cuddon
Newcastle University
Rewriting clay
£50,996

Dr Manishita Dass
Royal Holloway, University of London
Left luggage: cinematic legacies of the Indian People’s Theatre movement
£52,782

Professor Dejan Djokić
Goldsmiths, University of London
Tito’s last soldiers: 14th Military Police Battalion and the end of Yugoslavia
£54,555

Professor Merve Emre
University of Oxford
Post-discipline: literature, higher education, and the crisis of the humanities
£47,649

Professor Mark Ford
University College London
Woman much missed: Thomas Hardy, Emma Hardy and poetry
£47,980

Dr Craig French
University of Nottingham
The epistemic power of perception
£21,972

Professor Rosalind Galt
King’s College London
Spectres of decolonisation: the cinematic imaginary of the Malay pontianak
£54,949

Professor John Gardner
Anglia Ruskin University
Turning the screw: literature, technology and culture
£54,973

Dr Francesco Goglia
University of Exeter
Onward migration from Italy to the UK: sociolinguistic implications
£48,666

Dr Hannah Greig
University of York
Possessions of the crown: material worlds of the British court 1688–1832
£53,941

Dr Sheryllynne Haggerty
University of Nottingham
Merchants and managers; sojourners and slaves: Jamaica in 1756
£48,766

Professor Susan Harrow
University of Bristol
Letterworlds: epistolarity and the inter-art community in France,1848–1902
£30,097

Dr Katja Haustein
University of Kent
Alone with others: a literary history of tact in the twentieth century
£46,247

Dr Catherine Haworth
University of Huddersfield
Sounds criminal: scoring the 1940s crime film at RKO Radio Pictures
£37,176

Dr Owen Hodkinson
University of Leeds
Philostratus’ epistles: edition with commentary, introduction, and translation
£20,044

Dr David Huyssen
University of York
The socialist who created the hedge fund: a new history of capitalism
£52,671

Dr Nancy Jachec
Independent Researcher
Italy and Jean-Paul Sartre
£51,630

Professor Helen Johnston
University of Hull
English prisons at war: imprisonment during national crisis
£53,597

Dr Tristan Kay
University of Bristol
The poet and the nation: Dante and the idea of Italy
£37,281

Professor Mark Knights
University of Warwick
Corruption and the abuse of office in Britain and its empire, c. 1600–c. 1850
£11,589

Dr Katherine Lebow
University of Oxford
The people write! Polish everyman autobiography, 1921–1948
£54,763

Dr Colin Lever
Durham University
Olfactory contributions to social identity and interaction in rodents and humans
£54,998

Dr Johannes (Jan) Machielsen
Cardiff University
Witches, children, and refugees: terror in the French Basque country, 1600–1620
£46,651

Dr Michael Mack
Durham University
Disappointment: the destructive element from Spinoza to contemporary literature 
£46,894

Dr Sarah McCleave
Queen’s University Belfast
Fame and the female dancer: the development of a profession
£8,235

Dr James McConnel
Northumbria University
The fighting race? Contested images of Irish soldiers in the First World War
£47,003

Professor Tony McEnery
Lancaster University
English language learning and spoken interaction
£50,190

Dr Emily McTernan
University College London
On the ethics of taking offence
£52,041

Dr Chana Morgenstern
University of Cambridge
A literature for all its citizens: cultures of co-existence in Israel/Palestine
£48,549

Dr Beate Müller
Newcastle University
West German student essays on the Nazi era: war children's voices from the 1950s
£47,908

Dr Mark Newman
University of Edinburgh
Reconciling the mystical body: Louisiana Catholics and desegregation, 1945–1976
£54,568

Professor Harold Noonan
University of Nottingham
Identity investigations
£25,743

Dr Niall O’ Flaherty
King's College London
Malthus and the discovery of poverty 
£54,912

Dr Stephanie O’Rourke
University of St Andrews
Natural histories in early nineteenth-century European landscape painting
£50,072

Dr Alexander Paseau
University of Oxford
Structuralism within a theory of structure
£46,735

Dr Amanda Power
University of Oxford
Medieval histories of the Anthropocene
£52,561

Dr Kitt Price
Queen Mary, University of London 
Tomorrow’s news
£41,464

Dr Petra Rau
University of East Anglia
Only what you can carry: nine working-class women and German cultural memory
£45,794

Dr Rebecca Reich
University of Cambridge
True and false: the journalistic turn in post-Stalinist literature
£55,000

Professor Irit Rogoff
Goldsmiths, University of London
Becoming research
£47,772

Dr Anna Katharina Schaffner
University of Kent
Self-improvement: a history
£48,007

Dr Allison Stielau
University College London
Meltdown and transformation in post-war German art
£53,780

Dr Ilse Sturkenboom
University of St Andrews
Fifteenth-century Persian manuscripts on ‘Chinese’ painted paper
£55,000

Professor Peter Swaab
University College London
Sylvia Townsend warner and the possibilities of freedom
£54,744

Professor Joan Taylor
King’s College London 
Babatha’s sisters in the Christmas cave: an ‘engendered’ archaeology approach
£52,611

Dr Rebecca Tierney-Hynes
University of Edinburgh
Laughing matters: comedy, sympathy and the ethical spectator, 1660–1750
£26,520

Dr David Tollerton
University of Exeter
Holocaust remembrance and the socio-religious landscape of twenty-first century Britain
£51,963

Dr Anne Toner
University of Cambridge
Free direct discourse and the framing of dialogue in English fiction
£55,000

Dr Marion Turner
University of Oxford
The wife of Bath: a biography
£43,897

Dr Nadia Valman
Queen Mary, University of London
Literary East London
£54,883

Dr Colin Veach
University of Hull
England’s first colony: state-building on the Irish frontier, 1199–1265
£47,815

Dr Belén Vidal
King’s College London
Love belated. Cinephilic films and ephemeral film cultures in Spain,1945–2015
£54,939

Mr Jelmer Vos
University of Glasgow
Coffee and colonialism in Angola, 1820–1960
£48,081

Dr Benjamin Walton
University of Cambridge
The beginnings of global opera
£47,145

Professor Samantha Warren
University of Portsmouth
In the key of she: women, technology and cultural production
£54,955

Dr Edward Wilson-Lee
University of Cambridge
A world of secrets: Portuguese archives and the beginnings of global history
£50,399

Dr Ute Wölfel
University of Reading
Tradition, trauma, treason: screening war beyond the nation in East German film
£37,147

Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi
King’s College London
Jews, Muslims and conspiratorial racism, 1860–today
£54,999

Social Sciences

Dr Judi Atkins
Aston University
Envisioning Britain and Britishness: the Queen’s Christmas message
£48,071

Dr Andre Barrinha
University of Bath
Cyber-diplomacy: foreign policy in the digital age
£52,109

Dr Kathryn Cassidy
Northumbria University
Dis/b/ordering: disrupting everyday welfare bordering in the UK
£49,211

Dr Silvia Casini
University of Aberdeen
From where do we see? Centre-periphery in biomedical visualisation
£54,652

Professor Sarah Childs
Birkbeck, University of London
Building feminist institutions: parliaments, institutionalism and change
£49,283

Professor Graham Crow
University of Edinburgh
Managing career endings and the transition to retirement: the case of academics
£53,175

Dr Deirdre Duffy
Manchester Metropolitan University
Feminist outlaws: abortion trail activism and evolution of abortion politics 
£53,170

Dr Madeleine Fagan
University of Warwick
Contending cultures of the Anthropocene: prospects for political mobilisation
£55,000

Professor Karin Fierke
University of St Andrews
Agency and strategy in non-western political thought
£54,674

Professor Gino Gancia
Queen Mary, University of London
Political structure and its discontents in a globalised world
£49,799

Professor Mathew Humphrey
University of Nottingham
Riders’ rights: freedom, identity, authenticity in grassroots activism
£44,039

Professor Aseem Inam
Cardiff University
Frontstage / backstage: relationality of inequality in the contemporary city
£30,766

Professor Paula Jarzabkowski
City, University of London
A paradox lens on grand challenges: addressing the protection gap for disasters
£48,964

Dr Daniel Kato
Queen Mary, University of London
The politics racism makes: racial politics from slavery to mass incarceration
£46,260

Dr Tom Lavers
University of Manchester
The politics of distribution in Ethiopia’s ‘developmental state’
£54,597

Dr Kirsten McConnachie
University of East Anglia
Utopia or bust? A socio-legal analysis of community land ownership in Scotland
£53,622

Dr Kathryn McNeilly
Queen’s University Belfast
Time and ‘things’ in the practice of international human rights law
£52,927

Dr Rose Meleady
University of East Anglia
Normative social influences on intergroup contact engagement
£49,560

Dr Catherine Mitchell
University of Birmingham
Rescuing English contract law (from irrelevance)
£46,518

Dr Jonathan Monten
University College London
Freedom by force: why foreign-imposed democracies succeed or fail
£52,041

Professor Amanda Perry-Kessaris
University of Kent
Doing sociolegal research in design mode
£32,833

Professor Teela Sanders
University of Leicester
Revisiting the brothels: capturing change and continuity over two decades
£30,907

Dr Sanjay Sharma
Brunel University London
The ecology of digital racism
£50,382

Dr Richard Shorten
University of Birmingham
The ideology of political reactionaries
£39,859

Professor Alison Stenning
Newcastle University
Potential space and playing out: exploring play, neighbours and streets
£53,790

Dr Luke Ulas
University of Sheffield
Human nature and the prospects for cosmopolitics
£51,262

Dr Alice Wilson
University of Sussex
Defeated revolutionaries, lasting legacies: Dhufar’s afterlife of revolution
£48,466

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