Research Projects

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'EEEP' - Enhancing Engineering Education Project, with WSU and SU Current Projects

Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment

'EEEP'  - Enhancing Engineering Education Project, with WSU and SU


(BASE) British Academic Spoken English Corpus Completed Projects

Arts and Humanities

The British Academic Spoken English (BASE) corpus is a record of the speech of university lecturers and students at the turn of the 21st century. The corpus consists of 160 lectures and 39 seminars recorded in a variety of university departments.


(BAWE) British Academic Written English Corpus Completed Projects

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

The British Academic Written English Corpus (BAWE) was collected as part of the project, 'An Investigation of Genres of Assessed Writing in British Higher Education'. The project was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.


(ELC) Engineering Lecture Corpus Current Projects

The Engineering Lecture Corpus (ELC) is a growing collection of transcripts of English-medium engineering lectures from around the world. Corpus development has been assisted by a British Council PMI2 Research Cooperation grant.


(En)gendering international protection? 'Refugee women', gender and the global politics of asylum Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Working with partners in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, France, Turkey, South Africa and the UK, this research explores the extent and ways in which gendered experiences of forced migration are reflected in the laws, policy and practice of refugee-receiving countries


A Critical Evaluation of the Added Value of Boards of Directors Through a Multiple Agency Theory Lens. Empirical Evidence of English and Belgian Listed Companies Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

A critical evaluation of the added value of boards of directors through a multiple agency theory lens. Empirical evidence of English and Belgian listed companies.


A data-driven approach to sustainable operation, maintenance and development of the railway electrification system Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

Funded by Network Rail, this project seeks to use a data-driven approach to sustainable operation, maintenance and development of the railway electrification system.


A new spelling test for primary school children Current Projects

Centre for Advances in Behavioural Science


A Self Contained British Empire in Metals Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

This project explores attempts after the First World War to organise a British imperial minerals strategy, to ensure British control over the mineral reserves of the Empire.  


A Status Market Approach to the Electric Vehicles Market Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are being promoted for their potential for reducing CO2 emissions, local air pollution, and dependence on oil imports. However, their uptake has remained slow despite heavy investment in upstream technologies and production, and a raft of economic incentives to potential consumers. This research will consider the interdependency between manufacturing and services in the context of the interactions between networks of producers, business services and consumers. In doing so, it will enable us to assess how different approaches to consumers can help to develop the EVs market.


A Web-Based Cardiac REhabilitatioN Alternative for Those Declining or Dropping Out Of Conventional Rehabilitation: The WREN Feasibility Study Current Projects

Centre for Innovative Research Across the Life Course

The WREN Project will assess the feasibility of delivering a web-based cardiac rehabilitation intervention (ACTIVATEYOUR HEART) for those who decline or drop out from conventional supervised cardiac rehab. The feasibility trial will collect qualitative and quantitative data to inform the design of a definitive largescale multi-centre trial.


Access and Resources Current Projects

How to search the British Academic Spoken English Corpus.


Access to the BAWE Corpus Current Projects

How to search the British Academic Written English Corpus.


Active-LIVing Envelopes (ALIVE) Current Projects

Centre for the Built and Natural Environment

The aim of ALIVE is to develop climate responsive building envelopes able to provide a reliable and sustainable solution to enhance sustainable economic development in the built environment.


AgroecologyNow! Current Projects

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience

AgroecologyNow! 


Amman Message Project Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Working across Jordan, the wider Arab region and Europe, CTPSR and partners have embarked upon a two-year project to support and enhance the work of the Amman Message – a landmark statement which seeks to clarify the true essence of Islam in the world – in addressing contemporary concerns surrounding peaceful co-existence, both between and within faiths.


Among the last ones to leave? Understanding the Journeys of Muslim Children in the Care System in the Midlands Current Projects

Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations

Overview of new project from the Faith and Peaceful Relations Research Group - Among the last ones to leave? Understanding the Journeys of Muslim Children in the Care System in the Midlands.  Including project partners and ojbectives.


An Assessment of the Outcomes of the Social Incubator Fund Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

In July 2012, the Cabinet Office established a £10 million Social Incubator Fund as part of its broader strategy to grow the UK’s social investment market. The aim of the project was to assess the success and effectiveness of different forms of incubator and their finance and business support packages on the development of early stage social ventures. Acting as a sub-consultant to policy consultancy ICF Consulting, Nick Henry provided expert peer review on the evaluation methodology, findings and recommendations.


An economic impact tool for the community finance industry Current Projects

Centre for Business in Society

The aim of this project is to create a (very) easy to use methodology and tool for the community development sector that allows a consistent, robust and real time ability to report the value of the economic impacts of community finance lending.


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