Dr Jen Grove

Biography

Academic Appointments
 
2015-2020 Engaged Research Fellow, University of Exeter. Wellcome-Trust funded project “The Cross-Disciplinary Invention of Sexuality: Sexual Science Beyond the Medical, 1890-1940”. Joint primary investigators: Professor Kate Fisher and Dr Jana Funke. 
2013-2014   Research Assistant, Sex and History Project, Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter
2009-2011   Graduate Teaching Assistant, Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter
2008 Research Assistant, Sex and History Project, Centre for Medical History, University of   Exeter
 
Education
 
2009-2014 AHRC-funded PhD, University of Exeter. The collection and reception of sexual antiquities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Supervised by Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands. Examined by Barbara Borg, Daniel Orrells (KCL) and Vicky Coltman (Edinburgh). 
 
2007-2008 MA Ethics, Religion and Society, University of Exeter (Distinction)
 
2003-2005 BA in Classics and Ancient History, University of Exeter (First Class honours)
 
Grants, Awards and Scholarships
 
2017 Above & Beyond Prize, for The Exeter LGBT History Festival, University of Exeter
2017 Early Career Researcher Exploratory Award, £3000, University of Exeter
2017 Equality and Diversity Funding/College of Humanities: £3,000, University of Exeter
2017Collaborative Research Awards, £5000, The Culture Capital Exchange funded by Arts Council England and HEFCE
2014 Honorary Associate Research Fellow, University of Exeter
2013 Cultural Engagement Scheme, AHRC.
2011 Conference funding for “Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Reception of Ancient World”, Classical Association and Institute of Classical Studies:
2005 Bertie Black Prize, awarded to the student of Classics with the most outstanding academic performance, University of Exeter
 
Continuing Professional Development
 
(Ongoing) Researcher Development training, University of Exeter, 2009-present day.
Inside Edge Media Training 2014 and 2016
Building and using databases for historical research, Institute of Historical Research (self-taught online) December, 2015.
Introduction to Evaluating Public Engagement Impacts, Methods For Change, Bristol, December 2015.
How to Use Questionnaires for Impact Evaluation, Methods For Change, London, November 2015.
Hidden Collections: From Archive to Asset: AHRC-funded postgraduate programme reinterpreting archival material through digitisation and public engagement, organised by University of Nottingham, October 2012-July 2013.
Communicating Ancient Greece and Rome: AHRC-funded postgraduate public engagement training programme organised by the Archive of Performances of Greek & Roman Drama, University of Oxford, December 2010 -June 2012.
Postgraduate methodology workshop series in Classical Reception Studies, organised by Open University, ICS, London, 2010-2011.
Teaching Classical Reception Studies Graduate Workshop Series, organised by Open University, ICS, February 2012.
Supporting Graduate Teachers workshop, organised by The Subject Centre for Classics and Archaeology, Exeter, October 2010.
Classics and Museums Postgraduate workshop, organised by University of Bristol and Petrie Museum, ICS, London, June, 2010.
Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Stage 1, University of Exeter, 2010.
 
 
Conference and Seminar Organisation

·       Interdisciplinary Histories conference (co-organiser with Kate Fisher and Jana Funke), February 2017, funded by Wellcome Trust, hosted by the Centre for Medical History at University of Exeter.·        

·       The Exeter LGBT History Festival, (co-organiser with Jana Funke), February 2017, funded by School Out and University of Exeter, hosted by Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter and Exeter Phoenix.

·       Desiring Statues: Statuary, Sexuality, and History conference (co-organiser with Jana Funke), April 2012, funded by Wellcome Trust, hosted by the Centre for Medical History at University of Exeter.

·       Annual Meeting of Postgraduates in Reception of Ancient World (AMPRAW), (co-organiser as part of team of 5 postgraduates), hosted by Institute for Classical Studies, London, December, 2011.

·       Classics and Ancient History Seminar Series, University of Exeter, 2010-2011.

I am also a committee member for the LGBT History Month academic conference, 2016-present.

 
Administration & Project Coordination

2015 Project Coordinator, University Strategic Programme Office, University of Auckland.

2014 Student Housing Advisor, Bath Spa University.