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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Living Gender In Diverse Times Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2018 31 December 2021
Hard Knock Life: Negotiating concussion and dementia in sport Wellcome Research Fellowship in Humanities in Social Science 1 September 2018 31 August 2021
Northern Exposure: Race, Nation and Disaffection in "Ordinary" Towns and Cities after Brexit Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 February 2019 31 May 2021
PROSEU - Prosumers for the Energy Union 1 March 2018 28 February 2021
REVAMP: Effectiveness of a Community Health Care Workers Programme for Maternal and Child Health in Nigeria 1 June 2015 31 May 2020
Pregnant Men: An International Exploration of Trans Male Practices of Reproduction 1 April 2017 30 April 2020
Translations and transformations in patienthood: cancer in the post-genomics era 1 January 2015 31 January 2020
Autism across the life course 1 January 2017 31 December 2019
Sex binaries, performance enhancement and elite sport Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2018 30 September 2019

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Countering Islamophobia Through the Development of Best Practice in the use of Counter-Narratives in EU Member States European Commission 1 January 2017 31 December 2018
Financing for Society: Crowdfunding Public Infrastructure (Pilot Fund) 1 January 2018 31 August 2018
Sugar Rush: Science, Obesity and the Social Life of Sugar The Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2017 31 August 2018
FUSION: Financialisation and Income Inequality EU Horizon 2020 3 July 2017 2 July 2018
Exploring men’s experiences of care in low-income localities 1 October 2014 30 June 2018
Social Impacts of Local Energy Developments (SLED): A case study of Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay 1 March 2013 28 February 2017
Following Young Fathers: The lived experience of teenage parenting over time Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 November 2012 31 October 2015
SENSE – Using technology to support older adults with dual sensory impairment 1 June 2014 30 September 2015
Challenging institutional whiteness in postcolonial contexts Funding British Academy International Partnerships and Mobility (South Africa Partnerships Scheme) 1 September 2012 30 September 2015
Evaluation of Fit as a Fiddle Age UK 1 February 2014 30 June 2015
Disability Transitions: Combatting Young Disabled People’s Worklessness The Leverhulme Trust 1 July 2013 31 May 2015
Violence Against Disabled Women 1 February 2013 31 January 2015
Changing Landscapes for the Third Sector 1 May 2013 31 May 2014
AKTIVE – Advancing Knowledge of Telecare for Independence and Vitality in later lifE Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 June 2011 31 May 2014
FLOWS: The impact of local welfare systems on female labour force participation and social cohesion EU Framework 7 Science in Society 1 September 2011 31 March 2014
DMBC – Service review for Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council assistive technology services 1 November 2013 31 January 2014
Parenting And Family Life 1 January 2008 1 January 2014
Communicating Welfare Reform 1 March 2013 30 November 2013
NIHR Improving employment opportunities for carers NIHR School for Social Care Research 1 July 2011 30 November 2013
Responsible Innovation of Medical Technologies Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2012 30 September 2013
Sun, Sea, Sand and Silicone Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 March 2011 31 August 2013
The Semantics of Tolerance and (Anti-) Racism in Europe: institutions and civil society in a comparative perspective EU Framework 7 Science in Society 1 March 2010 28 February 2013
Timescapes: an ESRC qualitative longitudinal study 1 February 2007 31 December 2012
Needs of carers in North Lincolnshire: A Scoping Exercise 1 September 2012 30 November 2012
Sex Entertainment Venues: Regulating Working Conditions Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 November 2011 30 November 2012
FRALEX 1 October 2009 30 September 2012
Workforce Development for Assisted Living Technology Skills for Care 1 January 2012 31 August 2012
Evaluation of Supporting Carers in General Practice Skills for Care 1 January 2012 31 July 2012
Evaluation of the National Carers’ Strategy Demonstrator Sites Programme Department of Health 1 September 2009 30 November 2011
ICT based solutions for caregivers 1 October 2010 31 October 2011
The Regulatory Dance Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 March 2010 30 June 2011
Evaluation of the Caring with Confidence Programme Department of Health's Policy Research Programme 1 June 2008 30 June 2011
The relational politics of equalities policy making Research Councils UK 1 May 2006 31 May 2011
Urban Aboriginal Youth and Self-Employment High Commission of Canada and the United Kingdom Foundation for Canadian Studies 1 March 2010 31 March 2011
Ethnic differences in education and diverging prospects for urban youth in an enlarged Europe 1 March 2008 30 March 2011
Aesthetic Surgery and Symbolic Capital in South Korea 1 January 2009 31 December 2010
The potential of ICT in supporting the provision of domiciliary care 1 September 2009 31 October 2010
Developing a clearer understanding of the Carer’s Allowance Claimant Group Department for Work and Pensions 1 September 2009 1 September 2010
Gender diversity, recognition and citizenship Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 May 2008 31 August 2010
White Spaces: racialising white femininities and masculinities 1 June 2007 30 June 2010
Talking about sex and relationships Big Lottery Fund 1 January 2007 31 January 2010
Child care, welfare reform and women's labour force participation 1 January 2007 31 December 2009
UK and Latin American perspectives on Disability British Academy UK - Latin America Link Programme 1 January 2008 31 December 2009
Exploring the impact and potential benefits of telecare for carers in Scotland CARERS SCOTLAND and the Scottish government 1 January 2009 31 December 2009
Including a new generation? Using qualitative longitudinal methods to understand disabled people's lives in the 21st century The Nuffield Foundation 1 December 2006 30 November 2009
Regional factsheets on carers Department of Health 1 March 2009 30 November 2009
Provision of replacement/alternative care for Jobcentre Plus customers who are carers Department for Work and Pensions 1 September 2009 31 October 2009
Review of Local Authorities’ Use of Carers Grant 1 October 2006 31 October 2009
The performance of disability histories Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 September 2008 31 August 2009
European research agendas for disability equality EU Framework 7 Science in Society 1 February 2008 31 August 2009
Equality Statistics in Practice at a Local Level Equalities and Human Rights Commission 1 January 2009 31 August 2009
Telecare: a crucial opportunity to help save our health and social care system Tunstall Healthcare 31 July 2009 31 August 2009
Migration and networks of care in Europe ESRC Eurocores, European Collaborative Research Programme 1 September 2006 1 August 2009
Rapid Evidence Assessments for the ODI Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 February 2009 31 July 2009
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2008 31 July 2009
Gender and Employment in Local Labour Markets (GELLM) European social fund and twelve co-funding partners 1 January 2006 31 January 2009
Chinese action research project: household needs, public services and community organisations 1 January 2004 1 January 2009
Knowing: knowledge, institutions and gender EU FP6 1 June 2006 31 December 2008
Real Life Methods Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2005 30 September 2008
Higher Education provision and support for disabled students HEFCE 1 February 2008 31 August 2008
Chinese Victims of Racist Violence The Monitoring Group 1 April 2007 30 April 2008
Cross National Comparison of Child Care Policy Options and Implementations British Academy Collaborative International Study Scheme with Australia 1 March 2007 31 March 2008
Racist Hostility and Racist Violence in Leeds Leeds South East Homes 1 December 2006 31 January 2008
The racism reduction agenda Safer Leeds 1 January 2007 31 January 2008
Carers, employment and services (CES) Carers UK 1 January 2006 31 December 2007
Ethnic minority business: policy and practice review 1 September 2006 1 March 2007
Doing embryo ethics Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2004 31 December 2006
Parental empowerment in Sure Start programmes 1 March 2004 31 October 2005
ESRC Research Group for the Study of Care, Values and the Future of Welfare Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 1999 31 July 2005
U-LEAD - University of Leeds East Asia Disability Rights Forum Ongoing
Realizing the political rights of persons with disabilities (PODI) Ongoing
Yorkshire Academic Sex Work Consortium 1 July 2014
Financial Innovation Today: Towards Economic Resilience (FITTER)
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