Leverhulme TrustThe Leverhulme Trust has awarded a grant of over a million pounds to a joint research programme of the Bristol University Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, hosted by the Department of Sociology, and the Migration Research Unit (MRU), based in the Department of Geography, University College London.

This joint Programme, consists of eight linked projects, which commenced in April 2003, and looks at three elements in human mobility and its consequences.

A more detailed overview is available here. For the full range of our activities you can also refer to our annual programme reports.

This Programme will be co-directed by Professor Tariq Modood (Bristol) and Professor John Salt (UCL). Other team members are Professor Steve Fenton, Professor Ron Johnston and Dr Suruchi Thapar-Bjorkert (Bristol), and Dr Claire Dwyer and Dr Khalid Koser (UCL). The full list of researchers involved is available here.

The Leverhulme Trust was established in 1925 under the Will of the first Lord Leverhulme - William Hesketh Lever - the entrepreneur and philanthropist who established Lever Brothers in the late nineteenth century. The Trust provides some £25million each year to promote research of originality and significance principally in the university sector across a full span of disciplines.