Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grant awarded for Nigeria study
Associate Professor in Economics, Christine Valente, has been awarded a US$1.9 Million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Helen Simpson awarded British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship
Helen Simpson, Director of the Centre for Evidence-based Public Services (CEPS), has been awarded a Mid-Career Fellowship from the British Academy for her project "Cities, productivity and levelling up".
Economics Observatory awarded ESRC funding to address economic COVID-19 questions
The Economics Observatory, based in the School of Economics, has been awarded funding for a further two years to help answer important questions arising from the coronavirus pandemic.
Yanos Zylberberg awarded International Research Grant
Congratulations to Yanos who will be lead investigator for the project 'MAPHIS: What Historical Maps Can Tell Us About Urban Development', awarded a £1.2m Open Research Area grant.
Sami Stouli awarded ESRC New Investigator Grant
Dr Sami Stouli has been awarded a New Investigator Grant by the Economic and Social Research Council to support his research to develop more effective techniques for evaluating the impact of social and economics policies.
Launch of Centre for Evidence-based Public Services (CEPS)
A new research centre, focusing on public services and welfare reform, launched in October 2019 thanks to being awarded Legacy Centre Status by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
Stephanie von Hinke awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant
Stephanie von Hinke has been awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant to work on the project "Developmental Origins: exploring the Nature-Nurture Interplay".