Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Evaluating the Social Value of Innovative Finance: A Case Study of Community Municipal Bonds Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2020 30 September 2023
Finance and Procurement for Net-Zero UK Energy Research Centre (UKRI) Flexible Research Fund 1 July 2021 30 June 2023
European Disability Expertise (EDE) European Commission 1 July 2020 30 June 2023
Net-Zero Neighbourhoods UK Energy Research Centre (UKRI) Flexible Research Fund 1 May 2021 31 December 2022
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

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
PROSEU - Prosumers for the Energy Union 1 March 2018 28 February 2021
U-LEAD - University of Leeds East Asia Disability Rights Forum 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
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
Academic network of European disability experts (ANED) European Commission 1 January 2008 6 May 2019
The protection role of the Committee on Petitions in the context of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities European Parliament 1 July 2015 31 December 2018
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
Alternative Finance Opportunities for Green Energy 4 November 2015 4 March 2016
Learning Disability Health Service Quality-Checkers and User-Led Quality Measures 1 December 2014 31 January 2016
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
Challenging institutional whiteness in postcolonial contexts Funding British Academy International Partnerships and Mobility (South Africa Partnerships Scheme) 1 September 2012 30 September 2015
SENSE – Using technology to support older adults with dual sensory impairment 1 June 2014 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
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
Changing Landscapes for the Third Sector 1 May 2013 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
Sex Entertainment Venues: Regulating Working Conditions Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 November 2011 30 November 2012
Needs of carers in North Lincolnshire: A Scoping Exercise 1 September 2012 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
UK and Latin American perspectives on Disability British Academy UK - Latin America Link Programme 1 January 2008 31 December 2009
Child care, welfare reform and women's labour force participation 1 January 2007 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
Regional factsheets on carers Department of Health 1 March 2009 30 November 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
Review of Local Authorities’ Use of Carers Grant 1 October 2006 31 October 2009
Provision of replacement/alternative care for Jobcentre Plus customers who are carers Department for Work and Pensions 1 September 2009 31 October 2009
Disability Equality in English Primary Schools (DEEPS) Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2007 1 September 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
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
Migration and networks of care in Europe ESRC Eurocores, European Collaborative Research Programme 1 September 2006 1 August 2009
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Economic and Social and Humanities Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2008 31 July 2009
Rapid Evidence Assessments for the ODI Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 1 February 2009 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
The racism reduction agenda Safer Leeds 1 January 2007 31 January 2008
Racist Hostility and Racist Violence in Leeds Leeds South East Homes 1 December 2006 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
The right to independent living of persons with disabilities: Statistical analysis for outcome indicators European Agency for Fundamental Rights
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)