Centre for Advanced Studies

Research Development Fund

Research Development Funds closed to applicants 31/07/2015. More than 90 awards were made over the duration of the scheme, which led to many successful collaborations and an improved record of RC grant capture across the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences. Thank you to all applicants.

A full list of RDF awards made can be downloaded here .


Poster from a project awarded CAS RDF funding, PI: Prof Brigitte Nerlich

Award highlights

  • Professor Brigitte Nerlich (Sociology) for a networking event on the subject of ‘Ethics and aesthetics in the age of advanced visual engineering: challenges for science and society’
  • Professor Roberta Pearson (American and Canadian Studies) for development of opportunities associated with the University’s partnership with the British Film Institute and regional Screen Agency EM-Media.
  • Dr Paola Merli
    (Cultural Studies)
    External engagement event involving academics from Art History, Business School, Education, Geography and Music.
  • Dr Susan Townsend
    Workshop event to develop ‘Motor Cities’ research programme, including academics from Leicester, Nagoya and Toronto.
  • Dr Olympia Bekou
    Translating legal cultures: using technology to fight impunity:development of a database as a major research resource.

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