Grants and awards

CVS members have an enviable track record in securing grants and fellowships, a sign of the esteem in which their work is held by the research community. Notable recent and ongoing awards include:

  • Dr Daisy Hay 2016 Short-listed for the History Today Book of the Year Prize 
  • Dr Jana Funke 2016 - Wellcome Trust Joint Investigator Award project co-led with Kate Fischer
  • Dr John Plunkett 2016 £12,500. AHRC Cultural Engagement Fund, with Professor Angelique Richardson, to employ Dr Jonathan Memel
  • Dr Joe Kember 2016-2019 Partner Investigator in Australia $300,000 grant from Australian National University to Australian Research Council for ‘Heritage in the limelight: the magic lantern in Australia and the world’ project. Conducting research in Australian Archives, delivering research papers and postgraduate seminars at in five Australian cities.
  • 2015 (Angelique Richardson PI) AHRC Research and Enterprise in Arts and Creative Technology (REACT) with DCM, Collaborative Doctoral Award (CDA), 'Thomas Hardy and Heritage'.
  • 2015-2018: 660,000€ grant for JPI Heritage Joint Funding grant for ‘A Million Pictures: Magic Lantern Slides as Artefacts in the Common European History of Learning.’ (Principal Investigator in UK for pan-European project, including partners from the Netherlands, Belgium, and Spain).
  • 2013-2015: 1,905,483€ European Regional Funding for ‘1914FACES2014’ project (Co-investigator within the Exeter team working in partnership with colleagues in France; my responsibilities relate to research into the face on film in the 1910s and 1920s).
  • Dr Corinna Wagner and Dr Joanne Parker have been awarded an AHRC grant of £146,172 to study Identity, Community, and Victorian Medievalism (2012-15). The project will culminate in an exhibition on Victorian Medievalism at Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum in 2014-15
  • Professor Regenia Gagnier, Global Circulation Project : British Academy Research Development Award: £89,963 (2009)
  • Professor Regenia Gagnier, MagGeorge Fellow, University of Melbourne (2012)
  • Prof. Regenia Gagnier - ERC Consolidator Grant PI Louise Bethlehem (Israel): Apartheid Stops: Kliptown & Bandung: Novel possibilities, 1948-1960; Sharpeville & Memphis: Drumming up resistance, 1960-1976; From Soweto to Berlin: Spectacle at the barricades, 1976-1990. Advisory Board Member and Consultant. €1,861,238 Start date: 2014-05-01, End date: 2019-04-30
  • Prof. Regenia Gagnier NEH Level II Start-up: Advisory Board, Cohorts of Women in Biographical Collections. (PI: Prof. Alison Booth, U Virginia) $59,479, March 2015-March 2017
  • Dr Paul Young: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, The Huntington Library (2010).
  • Professor Regenia Gagnier: Co-Investigator with PI Professor David Butler (Engineering) in Bridging the Gaps: The Exeter Science Exchange: Trading ideas to promote multi-disciplinary collaboration £612,095 (EPSRC; 2010-13)
  • Dr John Plunkett and Dr Joe Kember, £202,000 from the AHRC for a three-year project on the exhibition of moving and projected image-entertainment in the South-West from 1820-1914 (2007-10)
  • Professor Regenia Gagnier: Laura Doyle, Leverhulme Visiting Professorship £33,350 (2010-11)
  • Angelique Richardson: British Academy Small Research Grant for workshop on the Roles of Essentialism £5775, Wellcome Trust Symposium Award, £4,800 (2010)
  • Professor John Plunkett, Leverhulme Research Fellowship, £40,124 (2012)
  • Professor John Plunkett (with Dr Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi), ‘Science at the Seaside: Pleasure Hunts in North Devon’, North Devon FLAG, £30,600 (2013-14)
  • £70,000 awarded by JISC to University of Exeter Special Collections for CHARTER, (Creating Heritage Artefacts for Research and Teaching in an E-Repository)
  • Dr Jason Hall: Leverhulme Research Fellowship £34,464, to complete monograph The Machines of Metre (2011)
  • Dr Angelique Richardson (Wellcome Trust): Research Leave Fellowship for Thomas Hardy and Biology: Character, Culture and Environment, 1859-1928, £28,000 (2011)
  • Tricia Zakreski, British Academy Small Research Grant, £2202 (2008-9)
  • Vike Plock, AHRC Network Award, Tailored Trades: Clothes, Labour and Professional Communities (1880-1939), (2012)