Research awards

PhD Researcher of the Year award

Congratulations go to Richard Rowland of the School of Humanities for winning the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science nomination in the Graduate School's first PhD Researcher of the Year award competition.

Best Research Outputs in Arts, Humanities and Social Science: 2012/13

Each year, Schools within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science select their best resesarch output, in order to highlight particular achievements over the previous two years.

Winner: Dr Alison Bisset (Law)

Truth Commissions and Criminal Courts, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (2012). 

Runner Up: Dr Antara Datta  (Humanities)

Refugees and Borders in South Asia: the Great Exodus of 1971, Routledge, 2012.

Runner Up: Dr Natalie Pollard  (Literature & Languages)

Speaking to You: Contemporary Poetry and Public Address, Oxford University Press, 2012.

Nominee: Dr Trish McTighe (Arts & Communication Design)

Noli me tangere: Haptic Certitude in Beckett's Eh Joe and Nacht und Traume.   Modern Drama 2012, 55.2, 216 - 229.

Nominee: Dr Jessie Ricketts  (Institute of Education)

Ricketts, J., Bishop, D. V. M. , Pimperton, H., & Nation, K. (2011). The role of self-teaching in learning orthographic and semantic aspects of new words. Scientific Studies of Reading, 15: 1, 47 -70

Nominee: Dr Zahra Siddique  (Politics, Economics & International Relations)

Evidence on Caste Based Discrimination, Labour Economics 18 (2011)  S146-S159.

Recent research awards

Examples of significant awards made since January 2013 in each of the Schools within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science include:

School of Arts and Communication Design

Professor Alison Black, Research Context and Develop User-based Structural Recommendations for Context Principles Guide, Cabinet Office

School of Humanities

Professor Matt Worley, The Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Subcultures, Popular Music and Social Change, AHRC.

Institute of Education

Dr Ellie Francis-Brophy, Migration Excel, Home Office

School of Law

Dr Paul Almond, The Changing Legitimacy of Health and Safety at Work, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

School of Literature and Languages

Professor Joel Felix, Fiscal Origins of the French Revolution: Financial Crises, Public Opinion and Institutional Change in Early Modern Europe, ESRC.

School of Politics, Economics and International Relations

Dr Patrick Porter, ERAP Research Monograph: Sharing Power? Prospects for a US Concert-Balance Strategy, US Army.


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