Recent awards

Pascale Aebischer

AHRC Research Fellowship award (£64,000): 'Beyond Shakespeare: Screening Early Modern Drama' (2011-12).

Karen Edwards

Leverhulme Research Fellowship (£34,000) for the project ‘Political Animals in Early Modern England’ (awarded 2009).

Marion Gibson

AHRC grant (£252,000) for ‘Mysticism, Myth and Celtic Nationalism’ project (awarded 2008).

Johanna Harris

In 2013, Johanna was James M. Osborn research fellow at Beinecke Library, Yale University (April), and Folger Shakespeare Library research fellow, Washington D.C. (Summer 2013).

Eddie Jones

British Academy Small Research Grant for the Hermits and Anchorites Project (2009)

Elliot Kendall

Leverhulme Research Fellowship (£33,000), for the project ‘Imagining Aristocratic Power’ (2010-11)

Nicholas McDowell

Professor McDowell was awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize (£70,000) in 2007.

Ayesha Mukherjee

AHRC Research Network grant: ‘Early Modern Discourses of Environmental Change and Sustainability’ (2010-11)

Edward Paleit

British Academy Small Research Grant for research on the scholar-pedagogue Thomas Farnaby (2011-12).

Andrew McRae

AHRC Research Grant (£399,000): ‘The Stuart Successions Project’ (2012-15). The project team includes Dr Paulina Kewes (Co-Investigator, University of Oxford), Dr John West (Associate Research Fellow) and Anna-Marie Linnell (PhD student).

Leverhulme Research Fellowship (£26,000), ‘English literature and domestic travel, 1500-1700’, (2007-08

Andrew McRae and Philip Schwyzer

AHRC Research Grant (£385,000): The Poly-Olbion Project (2013-16). The project team includes Prof. McRae (PI), Prof. Schwyzer (CI), Dr Sjoerd Levelt and Dr Daniel Cattell (Associate Research Fellows), and project partners Flash of Splendour Arts.

Philip Schwyzer

ERC Starting Grant (€1,261,000): ‘The Past in its Place: Histories of Memory in England and Wales’ (2012-16). The project team includes nine researchers from English, History, Geography, and Archaeology at the Universities of Exeter and Chester. Dr Paul Bryant-Quinn is Associate Research Fellow.

Leverhulme Research Project (£209,000): ‘Speaking with the Dead: Histories of Memory in Sacred Space’ (2011-14). The project team includes Prof. Howard Williams (Archaeology, Chester) and Dr Naomi Howell (Associate Research Fellow).

Leverhulme Research Fellowship (£30,500): ‘Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III’ (2008)