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Research Fellowships 2020

Sciences

Professor Sarah Bate
Bournemouth University
Individual differences in face learning
£45,932

Professor Paul Blackwell
University of Sheffield
Wildlife movement modelling and piecewise deterministic Markov chain Monte Carlo
£48,755

Dr Angela Busse
University of Glasgow
Rough-wall turbulence: the Lagrangian view
£53,438

Professor Anna Corrias
University of Kent
Super-hydrophobic aerogels for environmental applications
£49,622

Dr Sarah Croke
University of Glasgow
Revisiting Wigner’s theorem: novel symmetry transformations in quantum theory
£53,381

Professor David Dritschel
University of St Andrews
A fundamental re-assessment of shallow-water fluid dynamics
£51,874

Dr Laura Edwards
Liverpool John Moores University
Drone and satellite investigations of glacial meltwater plumes
£31,740

Dr The Anh Han
Teesside University
Incentives for commitment compliance
£54,997

Professor Nicholas A Hill
University of Glasgow
Coupling circulation models to the micro-circulation
£54,461

Dr Andrew Jackson
University of Liverpool
Different actors, same story? Determinism and contingency in parasite evolution
£52,954

Dr Rob Jenkins
University of York
Systematic review of weekday effects
£52,691

Dr Sev Kender
University of Exeter
Assessing the long term stability of retreating Antarctic Peninsula glaciers
£43,850

Professor Biagio Lucini
Swansea University
A machine learning approach to statistical mechanics and quantum field theory
£50,928

Professor Tom Marsh
University of Warwick
Tomographic imaging of white dwarf binary systems
£53,497

Professor Abbie C Mclaughlin
University of Aberdeen
Novel ionic conductors for application in ceramic fuel cells
£52,063

Dr Min Pan
University of Bath
Soft Muscles with Inherent Sensing, Locomotion and Self-Healing Capabilities
£54,987

Dr Samraat Pawar
Imperial College London
A novel modelling framework for microbiome functional stability
£54,803

Dr Tamsin Saxton
Northumbria University
Smellbound: how do natural infant odours enchant parents?
£54,029

Professor Elizabeth Smythe
University of Sheffield
Regulation of cell surface area by macropinocytosis
£54,859

Dr Emma Ward
Middlesex University
Does implicit memory decline in normal aging? Providing conclusive evidence
£48,488

Dr Konstantinos Zygalakis
University of Edinburgh
Synergies in stochastics and optimisation for Bayesian computation
£52,308

Humanities

Professor Peter Ackema
University of Edinburgh
Complex heads in syntax and morphology
£54,882

Dr Juliette Atkinson
University College London
The Oxford History of Life-Writing: Volume 5. The Nineteenth Century
£52,254

Dr Sascha Auerbach
University of Nottingham
Race, labour and the ‘overseer state’ in the British Empire, 1838–1917
£44,053

Mr Alastair Brotchie
Independent Researcher
Pataphysics and its college: an anthology
£38,380

Mr Paul Croft
Aberystwyth University
The history of British lithography: the role of collaboration in practice
£43,688

Professor Gowan Dawson
University of Leicester
Grotesque procession to march of progress: a secret history of evolution’s icon
£47,188

Dr Renate Dohmen
Open University
Colonial art in British India: power, gender and race under the Raj 
£54,652

Dr David Dwan
University of Oxford
Intellectuals in Ireland, 1900–2000
£48,110

Professor Briony Fer
University College London
Louise Bourgeois and a visual imaginary
£54,307

Dr Molly Flynn
Birkbeck, University of London
Performing revolution: Ukrainian theatre after Euromaidan
£50,231

Dr Helen Gittos
University of Oxford
English: the forgotten language of the pre-reformation church
£48,818

Professor Azzedine Haddour
University College London
Frantz Fanon: gender, torture and the biopolitics of colonialism
£49,319

Dr Stefan Halikowski Smith
Swansea University
Allegories of civic government: the seventeenth-century Sala Czerwona decorations
£48,584

Dr Rachel Herrmann
Cardiff University
Water, hunger and borders in the early modern Atlantic
£53,057

Dr Margaret Hillenbrand
University of Oxford
Precarity and cultural form in contemporary China
£54,869

Dr Michael Hrebeniak
University of Cambridge
The cultural history and documentary poetics of BBC Arena, 1975–present
£54,688

Dr Stephen Jacobs
University of Wolverhampton
How green is your valley? Everyday life at the centre for alternative technology
£53,305

Professor David James
University of Birmingham
Sentimental activism
£47,703

Dr Felicity James
University of Leicester
The collaborative children’s writing of Charles and Mary Lamb 
£28,729

Dr Innes Keighren
Royal Holloway, University of London
Global revolution: William Macintosh and the geography of radical politics
£53,675

Dr Catriona Kennedy
University of York
Master and servant in eighteenth-century Ireland
£54,827

Dr Alexandra Kokoli
Middlesex University
Art and visual activism at Greenham Common 
£30,805

Dr Nikita Lalwani
Royal Holloway, University of London
So Beloved – a novel 
£53,366

Dr Avi Lifschitz
University of Oxford
The last philosopher-king? Frederick II of Prussia as thinker and public author
£54,380

Professor Peter Marshall
University of Warwick
Culture and belief in Orkney, 1468–1800
£53,337

Dr Rachel Morley
University College London
Forms of female subjectivity in contemporary Russian women’s cinema
£54,984

Professor Sinéad Morrissey
Newcastle University
Seeing red: an anatomy of an Irish communist childhood 
£54,943

Dr Harry Munt
University of York
Universalism and regionalism in the early Islamic world
£54,827

Professor Ad Neeleman
University College London
Complex heads in syntax and morphology
£53,705

Professor Laudan Nooshin
City, University of London
Listening to the sonic city: Tehran’s contemporary and historical soundspaces
£53,886

Dr Will Norman
University of Kent
Complicity in post-1945 American literature
£49,710

Professor Edward Nye
University of Oxford
Deburau: mime in theatre, the arts and society
£47,760

Dr Paul Oldfield
University of Manchester
Hidden histories: documenting the past in medieval Puglia, 1130–1250
£49,794

Dr Halle O’Neal
University of Edinburgh
Writing against death: reuse and recycling in Japanese Buddhist manuscripts
£54,994

Dr Donncha O’Rourke
University of Edinburgh
Erring willingly: agency, akrasia and free will in Roman elegy 
£52,483

Professor David Owens
King’s College London
Obligation and convention
£50,598

Dr Joanna Pawlik
University of Sussex
Figuring fascism in American art, 1945–1980
£53,155

Dr Mara Polgovsky Ezcurra
Birkbeck, University of London
The new life: a cultural history of cybernetics in Latin America
£51,158

Dr Nigel Pollard
Swansea University
Soldiers as ‘cultural tourists’ in wartime Italy, 1943–1945
£54,199

Dr Raquel Ribeiro
University of Edinburgh
Remembering Angola: the cultural memory of the Cubans in the Angolan civil war
£13,485

Dr Annie Ring
University College London
AI in experimental film from the German-speaking context
£53,724

Dr John Roberts
Brunel University London
The spatial governance of free speech at Hyde Park, 1945–2017
£54,553

Professor Helena Louise Sanson
University of Cambridge
Women and linguistic culture in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Italy
£54,562

Dr Helmut Schmitz
University of Warwick
Resonances: love and intimacy in contemporary German language literature
£54,744

Dr Yasmine Shamma
University of Reading
When we talk about home: testimonies, oral histories and poetry of migration
£47,036

Professor Arlene Sierra
Cardiff University
Orchestral ecologies
£53,593

Dr Clare Siviter
University of Bristol
Surveilling the stage: censorship and subjectivity in the age of the revolution
£47,930

Professor Adam Sutcliffe
King’s College London
Who cares? Empathy, equity and the uses of history
£52,473

Professor Richard Terry
Northumbria University
A sense of an ending: life assurance and the English novel, 1700–1900
£52,114

Dr Dario Tessicini
Durham University
The early modern invention of cosmology
£44,903

Dr Patrick Tomlin
University of Warwick
Violence in proportion
£43,909

Professor Stephen Tuck
University of Oxford
The meditations of Francis Grimke: faith and protest in the segregation era 
£50,120

Dr Imaobong Umoren
London School of Economics and Political Science
‘Iron Lady of the Caribbean’: the life and politics of Dame Eugenia Charles
£51,154

Dr Yair Wallach
SOAS, University of London
The Arab Ashkenazi: Jewish migration to the Middle East beyond the Zionist prism
£53,617

Dr Christopher Warnes
University of Cambridge
Culture and change in South Africa, 1994–2017
£54,453

Dr Heather Webb
University of Cambridge
Gestural Dante
£44,094

Dr Christian Weikop
University of Edinburgh
‘The History Boys’ of post-1945 German art: Beuys, Richter, Baselitz and Kiefer
£53,329

Dr Ulrike Elisabeth Weiss
University of St Andrews
‘Fair Amazons’: female equestrians and the performance of gender, 1770–1820
£50,295

Professor Joanna Woodall
Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Contemplating the unspeakable in seventeenth-century Netherlandish art 
£54,986
 

Social Sciences

Professor Leah Bassel
Roehampton University
Listening for change
£35,725

Dr Paul Bou-Habib
University of Essex
The brain drain: a moral assessment
£53,564

Dr Adam Bower
University of St Andrews
Contesting the heavens: power, norms and law in space security governance
£52,465

Dr Megan Bowman
King’s College London
Regulatory leadership for a climate finance transition
£54,999

Dr Dorigen Caldwell
Birkbeck, University of London
Piety, patronage and politics in early modern Rome
£50,807

Professor Felicity Callard
Birkbeck, University of London
2018: the year that shook UK universities 
£50,228

Professor Subir Chattopadhyay
University of York
Optimal allocation with exhaustible resources when there is generational overlap
£10,044

Dr Carlo Corradini
University of Birmingham
Exploring the geography of the intangible dimension of innovation
£41,110

Professor Michael Cullinane
Roehampton University
Political networks of the ‘progressive era’ United States, 1901–1920
£43,901

Dr Sacha Darke
University of Westminster
Inmate governance in Brazilian community prisons
£53,055

Ms Mairead Enright
University of Birmingham
Law’s inheritances: legal agency and Ireland’s reckoning with the past
£54,946

Dr Michelle Farrell
University of Liverpool
The political theology of torture
£43,498

Professor Luna Filipovic
University of East Anglia
Confession to make: confessing through misunderstanding in police interviews
£51,561

Dr Carrie Friese
London School of Economics and Political Science
(Human)itarianism and the laboratory animal: hierarchy and care in Britain
£52,183

Dr Tom Geue
University of St Andrews
Major corrections: the materialist philology of Sebastiano Timpanaro
£54,970

Dr Raul Gomez
University of Liverpool
Explaining the electoral decline of the mainstream right in Western Europe
£53,554

Dr Jasper Heinzen
University of York
In search of civilised war: prisoners of war and military honour, 1789–1918 
£54,899

Professor Andrew Hindmoor
University of Sheffield
Fractured: a history of Britain in the first quarter century
£53,957

Dr Jeffrey Howard
University College London
Battling dangerous speech
£54,768

Dr Mark Jamieson
University of East London
The impact of cocaine money on social processes on Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast
£53,089

Dr Sara Kendall
University of Kent
Humanitarian complicity in the global legal order
£49,580

Dr Christel Koop
King’s College London
Regulators and central banks under pressure: analysing communicative responses
£48,104

Dr Hugo Lam
University of Liverpool
Stock market reaction to slavery issues in supply chains: the role of regulation
£46,541

Dr Hannah Lambie-Mumford
University of Sheffield
Charity begins in the boardroom? Food corporations and food charity
£54,831

Dr Laura Lammasniemi
University of Warwick
Narratives of sexual consent in criminal courts, 1870–1950
£51,731

Dr Kate Lewis
Manchester Metropolitan University
Workaday bravery: reconceptualising workplace courage
£52,243

Professor Fraser MacBride
University of Manchester
Beyond particular and universal
£52,298

Dr Emese Nagy
University of Dundee
Music and musical communication: a trial with young infants
£54,921

Professor Sarah Nettleton
University of York
Making architecture for care: a sociology of design and construction
£45,735

Dr Tom O’Grady
University College London
The transformation of British welfare provision: political beliefs and motives
£54,768

Dr Carolyn Pedwell
University of Kent
Digital media and the human: the social life of software, AI and algorithms
£37,245

Dr Gurleen Popli
University of Sheffield
Racial differences in the school-to-work transition: exploring the long-term implications
£51,903

Professor Massimo Renzo
King’s College London
Manipulation: a philosophical account
£54,975 

Dr Dina Rezk
University of Reading
Virtue, violence and virility: making Egypt’s presidents
£54,934

Dr Emily Rose
University of Strathclyde
The law of immaterial labour
£54,528

Dr Catherine Rottenberg
University of Nottingham
Rethinking feminist solidarity as theory and praxis
£49,053

Dr Tom Scott-Smith
University of Oxford
From conservatism to idealism: the life of Lord John Boyd Orr
£54,981

Dr Asaf Siniver
University of Birmingham
From mediation to arbitration: conflict resolution and territorial disputes
£52,531

Professor Crawford Spence
King’s College London
Audit in the age of machines
£54,995

Professor Kriszta Eszter Szendroi
University College London
Contemporary Hasidic Yiddish – a case study in rapid, pervasive language change
£49,657

Dr Mathias Thaler
University of Edinburgh
Utopias in the Anthropocene: ways of imagining a climate-changed world
£49,176

Professor Dmitri Vinogradov
University of Glasgow
Formation of expectations and beliefs: exploring the impact of news and media
£53,480

Dr Katy Wells
University of Warwick
Renting: justice and limited sovereignty
£50,981

Dr Joe Wills
University of Leicester
The legal status of nonhuman animals in Britain: a social relations perspective
£47,193

Dr Yang Zu
University of Nottingham
Detecting stock market bubbles: a new approach with applications
£48,261
 

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