Dr Joe Smith (PI), Dr George Revill and Dr Zdenek Zdrahal (Co-Is), and Dr Kim Hammond (RA) have been awarded a £460,000 AHRC grant for the project: 'Earth in Vision: BBC coverage of environmental change 1960-2010' which explores environmental change through the BBC archives.
Dr Melissa Butcher and European partners Prof. Christiane Brosius (University of Heidelberg) and Prof. Jeroen De Kloet (University of Amsterdam) have been awarded a €970,000 HERA grant for their project exploring the gendered geographies of Delhi and Shanghai.
A $183,096 grant has been awarded for the project 'Tracing modes of infrastructure, financing and their effects on cities' run by Dr Michael Pryke, Prof John Allen and Prof Phillip O'Neil.
Congratulations to Dr William Gosling (Open University), Dr Wes Fraser (Oxford Brookes), Dr Barry Lomax (Nottingham) for having been awarded a NERC funding grant.
Congratulations to Dr Theo Papaioannou for being awarded a Leverhulme grant on his research project titled "Unpacking the role of industry associations in diffusion and governance of health innovations in developing countries".
The two year ESRC funded project Creating Hackney as Home: Young People as Participatory Researchers and Publics is working with a group of young people in the London Borough of Hackney.
Sarah Neal is Co-Investigator on the new ESRC funded research project Adults' and children's friendships across social class and ethnic difference.
The research project Living Multiculture: the new geographies of ethnicity and the changing formations of multiculture in England examines the current and emergent spatial and social formations of multiculture in
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has awarded a research grant to Prof Allan Cochrane (Social Policy and Criminology, Open University) as Principal Investigator,
Biosecurity Borderlands is a UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded project run from the School of Geography, Exeter University and the Faculty of Social Sciences, Open University.
The production of architecture and urban design has become increasingly concerned with creating recognizable, 'branded' products in the form of buildings and public spaces.
The last decade has seen the emergence of digital history as an approach to investigating the past based on the new communication technologies of the internet age.