Research projects and grants from InterLand

  • Urszula Clark 3,000 (Commenced 1st January 2014 until 31st April 2014) Title: Evaluation of  a language based CPD programme in relation to developing teachers’ metalinguistic awareness and pupil achievement. The Bell Foundation 

 

  • UNIQUE: Helen Higson 316,205.69 (Commenced 01/11/2013 until 30/04/2016, InterLanD as partner) Erasmus Mundus Action 3 – Promotion of European Higher Education.  Title: University Quality Exchange (UNIQUE). Aston Funding 35,303.38 Euros
  • French as Spoken in Brussels. Emmanuelle Labeau (Aston), Anne Dister (Facultés Universitaires St Louis), Florence Lefeubvre & Team (Paris 3) 10,000 (Commenced 01/08/2013 until 31/07/2015). British Academy. Title: French as Spoken in Brussels

 

  • Bhattacharyya: 244,717.56 (Commenced 20/12/12 until 31/07/12, InterLanD as partner) EC DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion  - Industrial Relations and Social Dialogue.  Title: Integration of Vulnerable Age Groups within the European Labour Market. Aston funding: 24,103 Euros
  • Bhattacharyya, Clark, Higson (with Hussain and Wilosn): 2,496,684.00 (Commenced 01/01/13 until 31/12/15; InterLanD as coordinator) FP7 Collaborative project - SSH 2012 2 1-1.  Title: Combating Inequalities Through Innovative Social Practices of and for Young People in Cities across Europe (CITISPYCE). Aston funding 445,360 Euros

 

  • TEAM, Trade unions, employment rights and migrant workers, UK partner in EU project led by University of Barcelona, January 2011 to July 2012. €22,000 (to cover Aston’s activities).

  • Economic and Social Research Council Standard Grant (December 1st 2010 – December 1st 2012) - £399,533. Language, Performance and Region: Discourse and Sociocultural Identity in the wider western Midlands.
  • Economic and Social Research Council Small Grant (September 2009 – September 2010). £79,302. Language, Performance and Region: Discourse and Sociocultural Identity in the Black Country.
  • Leverhulme Trust Senior Research fellowship Award (December 2009 – December 2010). £40,158.  Language Place and Region: Birmingham. 
  • ‘Vulnerable Workers in the Hospitality Industry’, pilot project funded by BERR, completed April 2009 - £4,000
  • ‘The development of student cities’, pilot project for Birmingham City Council, 2009 - £30,000
  • ‘Transnational entrepreneurs and the remittance economy’, pilot project for Birmingham City Council, 2009 - £30,000
  • ‘Asian women and attitudes to depression’, British Academy small grant, to report November 2009 - £5,500
  • ‘Definitions and understandings of deprivation’, project for Birmingham City Council, 2010 - £28000
  • ‘Political Disengagement’, project for Birmingham City Council, 2010 - £27000
  • TEAM, Trade unions, employment rights and migrant workers, UK partner in EU project led by University of Barcelona, January 2011 to July 2012. €22,000 (to cover Aston’s activities).
  • ‘White Identities in Birmingham’. Birmingham City Council, Equalities Division, 2010-11. £27,500
  • ‘The Role of location and ethnicity in poverty’, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2010 - £5,000
  • ‘Open for Business’, developing open learning objects for new lecturers in intercultural learning, HE Academy BMAF Subject Centre, 2010 - £3,000