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February 2015

Humanities Strategic Investment Fund

(29 January 2015)

The Humanities Strategic Investment Fund (HSIF) open competition has been used to support a portfolio of activities across Humanities, focusing on investments in Research, PGR, and Social Responsibility. In 2014/15, a total of 26 projects have been supported, with a value of £330k.

 

The call for applications for funding in 2015/16 will be announced later this semester.

 

See the chosen projects below:

School

Academic Lead(s)

Project title

Law

Jean d'Aspremont

Impacting International Practice (IMPACTICE)

Law

Claire Fox

The experience of criminalisation and victimisation of undocumented migrants

MBS

Kate Barker

Emerging models of community enterprise and social innovation

MBS

Martin Walker

Towards a CAIR research programme on Corporate Debt Markets

MBS

Rudolf R Sinkovics

Multinational enterprises and human rights

MBS

Marela Miozzo, Jakob Edler

Innovation-based competitiveness in Europe

MBS

Paul Cousins

The moderation effects of ecocentricity and traceability on supply chain practices and shareholder value

MBS

Stuart Hyde

Research culture as a mechanism to improve student recruitment

MBS

Marzena Nieroda, Kathleen Keeling. Nikolay Mehandjiev

Regulatory focus in action - attributes of promotion and prevention orientated mobile apps for wellness

MBS

Xiaoke Zhang, Philip Shapira

High-Tech Industrialism in Asia: Socio-Economic Institutions and Innovation Strategies

SALC

Bertrand Taithe

What has humanitarianism meant for Europe since 1945?

SALC

Eithne Quinn

Prosecuting rap

SALC

Ana Carden-Coyne, Peter William Gatrell

The Cultural Heritage of War in Contemporary Europe:  From the Margins to the Centre

SALC

Jérôme Brillaud

Researchers in Residence

SALC/ SoSS

Aya Homei, Chika Watanabe

Humanitarianisms in East Asia: Past and Present

SEED

Ruth Lupton

A Just Greater Manchester (Just GM)

SEED

Gareth Clay

Wildfire behaviour and impacts on ecosystem services

SEED

Laura Black

Researching young children's mathematical identities

SEED

Jamie Doucette

Modularizing development: South Korea's Knowledge Sharing Program and the geo-political economy of development expertise.

SEED

Diana Mitlin

Establishing a European network of urban research institutions

SEED

Martin Evans

Developing Manchester based expertise in interdisciplinary study of terrestrial carbon cycling

SEED

Andy Howes, Julian Williams, Zahra Alijah

Science funds of knowledge: extending the ecosystem of science education

SEED

Christine S Lane

The Integrating ice, marine and terrestrial records (INTIMATE): ensuring continued research excellence

SEED/ SoSS

Dan Brockington

Visions and consequences of agricultural growth corridors for African smallholders

SoSS

Omer Idan (Edhan)

Germs and economic behaviour

SoSS

Martin Hyde

Extending Working Life in Europe