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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Imagining Technologies for Disability Futures 1 January 2017 31 December 2025
•PIN: Postcolonial Intellectuals and their European Publics Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research 1 November 2018 1 August 2022
Development through the Creative Economy in China, reconnecting M50 creative cluster with Shanghai All-Female Yue Opera. Newton AHRC 1 November 2018 30 October 2021
Changing the Story: Building Inclusive Civil Societies with, and for, Young People in 5 Post-Conflict Countries AHRC/GCRF 1 October 2017 30 September 2021
The Weight of the Past in Franco-British Relations Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 June 2018 31 May 2021
The sacred landscapes of medieval monasteries: an inter-disciplinary study of meaning embedded in space and production Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 April 2018 31 March 2021
Children's experience, understanding, and use of adjectives across the socioeconomic spectrum Economic and Social Research Council 1 February 2018 31 January 2021
Posthuman Care 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
Living with Dying: Everyday Cultures of Dying within Family Life in Britain, c.1900-50 The Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 December 2016 30 December 2020
Men, Women and Care: Formal and Informal Caregiving in Interwar Britain European Research Council Starting Grant 1 September 2015 30 October 2020
Speech tempo perception and missing sounds Leverhulme Trust 4 September 2017 1 October 2020
The domestic and global history of British Indian opium c. 1800-1930 The Leverhulme Trust 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
Bradford’s National Museum Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 October 2017 30 September 2020
The Complete Works of John Marston Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 September 2015 30 September 2020
Defining Freedom of the Press Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 May 2018 31 May 2020
Rejuvenation Research 1 March 2015 1 May 2020
Biofilm Control in Ultra Low Temperature Laundry (BioCULT) Innovate UK fka Technology Strategy Board (TSB) 1 May 2018 30 April 2020
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship project 'The Rise of Papal Provisions in Thirteenth-Century England' The Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship 1 May 2017 30 April 2020
Maternal mortality in East Africa Medical Research Council 1 March 2018 29 February 2020
Accumulation and Empire Independent Social Research Foundation 1 September 2018 1 January 2020
Our Mythical Childhood European Research Council 1 January 2018 1 January 2020
International Audience Research Network Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Masculinity and Military Medicine Wellcome Trust 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Predictive Analytics, Identities and Cultures of Prevention 1 March 2017 31 December 2019
Harold Pinter: Histories and Legacies Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Petrarch Commentary and Exegesis in Renaissance Italy, c.1350-c.1650 Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Mapping contemporary art in the heritage experience: Creation, Consumption and Exchange Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 01/01/2017 31 December 2019
Lactam based biofilm-ready surfaces with cross-industry applications Innovate UK fka Technology Strategy Board (TSB) 1 November 2017 31 October 2019
Men, Masculinity and Maternity in Britain, from the 1950s to the Present 1 October 2012 1 October 2019
The symbiotic relationship between language and nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2017 30 September 2019
Lifting the Lid on Bacteria: Designing ambient communications to improve hygiene in primary school toilets Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2017 30 September 2019
Rethinking Reform 900-1150: Conceptualising Change in Medieval Religious Institutions Leverhulme Trust International Network Grant 1 October 2016 30 September 2019
Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship project 'Reform and Clerical Authority in the 11th Century: a Comparative Perspective' Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship 1 October 2016 30 September 2019
Science-engaged theology John Templeton Foundation 1 September 2017 1 September 2019
Quanticode and the Ethics of Data Analytics EPSRC - Making Sense of Data (EP/N013980/1) 1 March 2016 31 August 2019
The Social World of the Abbey of Cava, Southern  Italy, c. 1020-1300 The Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2017 31 August 2019
Genetics and Biocolonialism in Contemporary Literature and Film 1 October 2015 1 July 2019
Community Arts Against Antibiotic Resistance in Nepal (CARAN) AHRC/MRC GCRF 1 September 2018 31 March 2019
German Operetta in London and New York, 1907-1939: Cultural Transfer and Transformation European Research Council 1 March 2014 28 February 2019
Pulling a thread: Unravelling the trail of modern slavery in the fashion and textile industry British Academy 15 November 2017 14 February 2019
Trials Engagement in Children and Adolescents (TRECA) NIHR National Inst Health Research 1 February 2016 31 January 2019
Downsizing: using environmental prompts to understand healthy portion control and appropriate food servings in children, adolescents and caregivers BBSRC 1 September 2015 31 January 2019
Participatory tools for human development with the youth EU - European Union 1 February 2015 31 January 2019
Sumak Kawsay and the Sustainable Development Agenda: Critical Debates and Creative Responses from a Latin American Indigenous Perspective Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 November 2017 31 December 2018
Social Choreography Network Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 August 2017 31 December 2018
An Intelligent Simulation Tool Connecting Consumer’s Sensory Requirements on Garment with Fabric Objective Tactile Properties EPSRC 1 January 2018 31 December 2018
Histories of Women in the British Film and Television Industries, 1933-89 1 January 2014 31 December 2018
Performing Landscapes: Mountains Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 October 2016 30 November 2018

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Virtual Holocaust Memoryscapes Arts and Humanities Research Council & Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ‘Next Generation of Immersive Experiences’ 1 November 2017 1 November 2018
Development assistance and independent journalism in Africa and Latin America: a cross-national and multidisciplinary research network Arts and Humanities Research Council, Department for International Development 1 November 2016 31 October 2018
Letterpress Printing: Past, Present, Future Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 July 2017 31 October 2018
John Cage and the Concert for Piano and Orchestra Arts and Humanities Research Council 11 October 2015 11 October 2018
The risks of childbirth in historical perspective (2016-2018) Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 15 September 2016 30 September 2018
Community documentation of biocultural diversity in the eastern Yemeni province of al-Mahrah Endangered Languages Documentation Programme 1 October 2017 30 September 2018
Hearing Aids for Music: Exploring the music listening behaviour of people with hearing impairments Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 February 2015 31 August 2018
The Hercules Project: A hero for all ages AHRC-supported 1 September 2016 31 August 2018
Into the melting pot: Global pragmatism and nation-building in India and Mexico The Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2015 31 August 2018
Promoting language development via shared reading ESRC 1 April 2015 3 August 2018
Life on the Outskirts: Making Sense of a Creative Life Arts and Humanities Council (AHRC) 1 February 2017 31 July 2018
Suicide Voices. Workplace Subjectivities and Trauma in Post-Fordist France Wellcome Trust 1 January 2017 30 June 2018
Performing the Jewish Archive Arts & Humanities Research Council 30 November 2014 29 June 2018
Mental Suffering, the Experience of Beauty and Well-Being John Templeton Foundation. Philosophy Department, St Louis University. 1 September 2016 1 June 2018
Soft Power, Cinema and the BRICS Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 December 2015 31 May 2018
Troubling the National Brand and Voicing Hidden Histories: Historical Drama as a tool for International Development and Community Empowerment AHRC 1 November 2016 31 May 2018
Rethinking the Medieval Frontier 1 April 2017 31 May 2018
Scientific Realism and the Quantum Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 March 2015 21 May 2018
FoodWasteNet - AnthoLip BBSRC 1 September 2017 31 March 2018
Digital Community Workspaces: delivering impact through public library and archive networks YARN 1 February 2017 31 March 2018
Not The Final Frontier: The World of Medieval Islands Newton Trust Mobility Award 25 March 2017 24 March 2018
The Nature of Representation European Research Council 1 November 2012 31 October 2017
Seismic Cities Natural Environment Research Council; Global Challenges Research Fund 8 January 2017 31 March 2017
Heritages and Utopias: Possibility Thinking for Living Together Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2016 1 January 2017
Agents of Future Promise 30 October 2014 1 October 2015
The Family Archive: Exploring Family Identities, Memories and Stories Through Curated Personal Possessions AHRC 1 October 2014 1 October 2015
Fatherhood in Britain, c.1914-60 1 October 2012 30 January 2015
Co-producing Cultural Policy AHRC Collaborative Skills Development Award 10 December 2013 11 July 2014
Soldiers and soldiering in Britain, c.1750 to 1815. Arts and Humanities Research Council 1 July 2010 30 December 2011
Mull Transect 1 April 2008 31 May 2008
Church, State, and Nation: The Journals of Herbert Hensley Henson, 1900-1939 Arts and Humanities Research Council - 2020
‘Peaceful, Bloodless and Anti-Slavery Commerce’? The British India Society and the Ethics of East India Trade, 1833-1857 British Academy - -
You Are What You Ate Wellcome Trust Society Award 2010 2014
Writing British Asian Cities AHRC Diasporas, Migrations and Identities Programme 2006 2009
Women, Gender, Sexuality & the Archive - -
Whose Voices? - -
White Anti-Racist Organizing and Social Activism in the United States.  - -
WebDoc - 2014 -
Weaving with Stones - 2009 -
Weaving Codes, Coding Weaves Arts and Humanities Research Council September 2014 2016
Using Film to Examine Heritage, Identity and Global Citizenship: supporting the work of the Bautzen Memorial to Engage New Audiences AHRC 1 September 2015 31 December 2015
Using Digital Tools to Challenge Xenophobia and Support International Development in South Africa AHRC 3 October 2016 1 January 2018
Using digital tools in heritage AHRC 1 March 2014 31 July 2016
Urban decay: health, disease and society in early modern Venice - -
Unheard Voices: The Poetry of the Gallipoli Campaign AHRC-funded Gateways to the First World War Public Engagement Centre 20 June 2017 20 June 2017
Transnational Soldiers - -
Transnational Holocaust Memory The Leverhulme Trust, Arts & Humanities Research Council, British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Leeds. - -
Theatricality and Interrelations between Art, Film and Theatre AHRC 1 January 2017 1 July 2018
The World in Revolt: 1956 and the Struggle for Freedom - -
The Woman Reader Project BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant July 2016 July 2017
The Utopian City: India’s urban futures and alternative histories Arts and Humanities Research Council and Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) - -
The Sheridan Project The Leverhulme Trust 2016 2020
The Role of Collections and Archives in Art Practice
The Professional Career and Output of Trevor Jones Arts and Humanities Research Council October 2013 September 2016
The Midsomer Norton Dig Project 2005 2005
The Lives of Kenya’s White Insane - -
The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing AHRC 2014 -
The History of Identity in Colonial and Post-Colonial Uganda - -
The Extinction Network - -
The Error Network Arts and Humanities Research Council October 2015 December 2016
The Eighteenth Century Studies Seminar - -
The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson - -
Thai Politics @ Leeds - -
TCC 1 January 2010 31 December 2012
TAUS - 2008 -
Switch On! Ignite Scheme/CCI Exchange Hub - -
Strike Stories - Opening the archives on the miners' strike 1984-85 AHRC/BBC Knowledge Exchange Partnership September 2007 June 2009
Staging China Arts & Humanities Research Council UK (AHRC), Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Conferences (CCKF), Sino-British Fellowship Trust, University of Leeds 2011 2016
St Vincent and the Grenadines code of ethics 2016 -
Space of Place 2010 2011
Social responses to large-scale state directed violence. The Galician case (1936-1939) in comparative context Xunta de Galicia - -
Site and Smell: an immersive performance of olfactory-spatial memory Wellcome Trust Arts Award 2012 2015
Signs beyond borders: Meaning-making across sign and spoken languages 2017 2018
Settler Soldiers: Military Service and the Construction of Identity in French Algeria, 1830-1939 - -
Self improvement, popular reform and the public good, c. 1848-1884  - -
Security Consultancy European Union; European Commission 1 January 2011 1 January 2017
Screening European Heritage: History on Film, the Heritage Industry and Cultural Policy AHRC 1 February 2013 31 December 2013
Rethinking Patent Cultures Arts and Humanities Research Council
Respond Digital R&D Fund for the Arts 2014 2015
Representing Postcolonial Disaster: Conflict, Consumption, Reconstruction Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Reintegrating Body and Soul: Medicine and Community in Late Medieval Portugal Wellcome Trust - -
Reimagining a True Social Order Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 January 2016 30/04-/2017
Reception of Apuleius’ Cupid and Psyche from 1600 to Today Leverhulme 2016 2016
Real Integrity Project 2012 -
ReadingCorp - - -
Re-emergence 2012 2011 -
Public Information Centres, corruption and citizenship: The Janta Suchna Kendra - -
Professionalism in Banking The Banking Standards Board 2016 -
Process Automation for Localisation of Dialogue in Entertainment Media (PALODIEM) InnovateUK 2014 2016
Post-Work: Framing Labour in Post Industrial Europe Arts and Humanities Research Council 2017 -
Popular Culture Research Network 2005 Ongoing
Pirate printers? Printing and copying in the French book trade during the wars of religion. British Academy 31-08-2017 30-08-2019
Photography and Atrocity - -
Persons as Animals: Understanding the Animal Bases of Agency, Perceptual Knowledge and Thought The Arts and Humanities Research Council; Leadership Fellows Scheme. 1 February 2015 1 July 2016
Performing Violence Ignite scheme at the University of Leeds 2014 -
Performance, Politics, Piety Religion & Society, Arts & Humanities Research Council, ESRC. January 2008 -
Owning and Disowning Invention Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - -
Ottoman Pasts, Present Cities: Cosmopolitanism and transcultural memories Arts and Humanities Research Council 2012 2014
Origins of Firepower - - -
ORCIT European Commission - -
National Network for Interpreting UK Government-funded Routes into Languages programme, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) January 2017 -
National Inquiry into Ethical Decision Making in the NHS - -
MyExhibition - - -
MULIMO - - -
Moving Between The Lines Arts & Humanities Research Council
Modern South Arabian Languages Leverhulme Trust - -
MITRAS - - -
Method in Philosophical Aesthetics Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) - -
Men, Masculinity and Maternity in Britain, from the 1950s to the Present - -
MeLLANGE 01 January 2007 -
Media, Conflict and Democratisation (MeCoDEM) European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme 1 January 2014 31 January 2017
Medfrench The Teaching Quality Enhancement Fund, University of Leeds 2007 2007
Marginalisation and the Law - -
ManyBabies1: Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference Association for Psychological Science 2017 -
Love Letters and Erotic Letters: Antiquity and Beyond - -
LivItaly: Bringing Italian culture to Yorkshire - -
Legacies of War: Culture and the Arts 2014 2018
Legacies of War 2014 2018
Leeds Voices: Communicating superdiversity in the market Phase 1 (October – December 2015) of the Leeds Voices project was funded by the Sadler Seminar Series 2015 2016
Leeds Child Development Unit The University of Leeds, the Economic and Social Research Council, The Leverhulme Trust, The British Academy, Association for Psychological Science - -
Leeds Animal Studies Network Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Cultures, the Leeds Animal Studies Network (LASN) 2016 -
Leading Minds - 2013 -
Language at Leeds - -
Language and Nature in Southern and Eastern Arabia - -
LangCorp Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Land Lines: British Nature Writing, 1789-2014 Arts and Humanities Research Council 2017 2019
Kelly Marie Curie FP7 - -
John Harper : Broken and Breaking Ground 2005 2009
Jez Hattosh-Nemeth : ‘Maritimia’ exhibition, ‘Sealine’ performance, ‘Lavernock’ installation Jubilee Sailing Trust - -
International Development and Intellectual Property: The Impact of Seed Exchange and Replacement on Innovation among Small-Scale Farmers in India Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2016 September 2017
IntelliText Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Innovating in Combat: Telecommunications and Intellectual Property in the First World War Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2016 2016
In the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time Centre for Hidden Histories/Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2016 -
Imitation: Mechanisms of a cultural principle in the Middle Ages The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) (German Research Foundation) 2014 2019
Imagining the Place of Home Arts and Humanities Research Council
Identity, Performance and the State: India's Denotified Tribes over Independence - -
Identity and Governance of Bodily Extensions: The Case of Prosthetics and Avatars The Wellcome Trust - -
HyghTra Marie Curie FP7 - -
Hugh Davies: Electronic Music Innovator Arts and Humanities Research Council February 2015 April 2016
How to promote children's language development using family-based shared book reading Economic and Social Research Council 2015 2018
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) ethical review 2008 -
Higher Education Academy 2009 -
Hearts of Oak: Caring for British Woodlands - -
Harewood’s Electricity Story  The Culture Capital Exchange 2016 2016
Georgic The British Academy - -
From Subjects to Citizens Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Fields of Conflict Project: Conflict in the pre-industrial landscape - 2006 2010
Fields of Conflict 2002 -
Ferrante Fever in Leeds - 13 October 2016 13 October 2016
Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, Leeds Humanities Research Institute, British Comparative Literature Association. 28 June 2017 28 June 2017
EvIDence - -
Environmental Humanities for a Concerned Europe (ENHANCE) Marie Skłodowska Curie, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Deutsches Museum, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen - -
Engineering ethics and professionalism 2005 -
Engendering East Asia: Conversations on Contemporary Art The Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships Grant 2017 2017
Emergent Objects Arts and Humanities Research Council, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council June 2007 December 2007
Electrifying the Country House Arts and Humanities Research Council and The Exchange May 2015 July 2016
eCoLoRe / eCoLoTrain / eColoMedia 1 January 2002 1 January 2010
Eco-criticism in Times of Crisis: Nature, Capital and Culture in the Hispanic and Lusophone Worlds - 1 June 2016 2 June 2016
Eco-criticism in Times of Crisis June 2016 June 2016
Dostoevsky Now - -
Digital Tools in the Service of Difficult Heritage: How Recent Research Can Benefit Museums and their Audiences AHRC 1 September 2016 31 December 2017
Developing a Co-Produced, Digital and Living Archive of Learning Disability History Arts and Humanities Research Council April 2014 June 2017
Death in Early Modern Venice and Nuremberg - -
Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Curating the City Collaboration with Pavilion Ignite 2015 -
Cultures of Intelligence - -
Creative Communities 1750-1830 Arts and Humanities Research Council 2012 2014
Consultancy Ethics 2011 -
Confusing Shadow with Substance
Concentrationary Memories: The Politics of Representation Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2007 2011
Climate Change, Ethics and Responsibility Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2014 2015
Chinese Theatre - -
Centre for Hidden Histories Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 2014 2019
Can Professional Institutions Save the World? Climate Change, Ethical Transformation, and the Lessons of History  - -
British Romantic Writing and Environmental Catastrophe Arts and Humanities Research Council - -
Bridges - -
Before HIV: Sexuality, Fertility and Mortality in East Africa, 1900-1980 AHRC, the British Academy, the British Institute in Eastern Africa, and the ESRC. - -
ASSIST - -
Arctic Encounters HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) Joint Research Programme II Grant 2013 2016
Antique Dealers: the British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century, a cultural geography Arts and Humanities Research Council - 2016
Aesthetic Form & Uneven Modernities International Research Collaboration Award 2016 -
ACCURAT European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme - -