Research Projects
Current, externally funded, peer reviewed projects include:
Listening to Climate Change: experiments in sonic democracy
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Dr George Revill, Senior Lecturer in Geography (PPEDG, FASS), Research Associate Dr Johanna Wadsley, and Mr Gair Dunlop of Duncan and Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee, were awarded £498,532 by the AHRC for Listening to Climate Change: experiments in sonic democracy (ARHC…
SCiM
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Smart Cities in the Making: Learning from Milton Keynes This is a research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, grant number ES/N014421/1. It will run for two years from 1 January 2017. The research team is led by Prof Gillian Rose, with Dr Nick Bingham, Dr Matt Cook, Prof…
Facilitating Equitable Access and Quality Education for Development: South African International Distance Education
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International Distance Education (IDE) can provide a vehicle for achieving sustainable development, particularly equitable access to quality education for all that addresses the skills requirements of the labour market. It aims to understand the factors affecting IDE in South Africa (SA), a major…
Gender, Skilled Migration and IT industry: a comparative study of India and the UK
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Through a multidisciplinary, comparative analysis across two countries, and of the experiences of migrants, two significant but separate fields of academic research will be brought together in GSM-IT: gender issues in IT gender and skilled migration This project uses academic and industry…
The Migration for Inclusive African Growth Network
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The Migration for Inclusive African Growth (MIAG) network recognises the role of migrants and the need for integration by bringing together researchers from multiple academic disciplines and non-academic stakeholders from public, private, and third sectors in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria to…
Stories of Change: Exploring energy and community in the past, present and future
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Dr Joe Smith was awarded a £1.47M large grant on the project titled Stories of Change: Exploring energy and community in the past, present and future related to the AHRC's Connected Communities theme. More information can be found by clicking on the project website link.
Earth in Vision
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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. Update The Earth in…
Industry Associations, Health Innovation and Development
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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". About the project This new 2-year project tries to get inside the…