Category Projects

Here you can find more information about ongoing research projects within the Institute.

Census 2021. Community radio and lost voices: Inspiring engagement in economic and social policy

Edward Cartwright and Rob Watson at Decentered Media are leading on an AHRC-ESRC funded project ‘Community Radio and Lost Voices’. The project, funded through a scheme to encourage public engagement with the census, will use community radio to inspire households… Continue Reading →

Food resilience and rural poverty in developing countries: the role of trading networks and information flows

Dr Tuan Luong and Professor Edward Cartwright have received funding of £50,000 from the British Academy Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges Programme. The two year project, that began on the 1st March 2021, will look at mapping and… Continue Reading →

Inclusive poverty reduction: in search of a policy framework to support individuals operating in the informal economy in Lagos, Nigeria

Dr Eghosa Igudia has been awarded £50,000 grant under the British Academy’s Humanities and Social Sciences Tackling Global Challenges Programme. The two year project, that began on the 1st March 2021, will study inclusive poverty reduction. The project team includes… Continue Reading →

KTP with the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce to create a Regional Business Intelligence Unit

East Midlands Chamber and DMU have been awarded £121,000 Government funding to create a new Regional Business Intelligence Unit, which aims to improve competitiveness and productivity across the region, highlight business strengths and ultimately, win more investment. Colleagues from IAESV,… Continue Reading →

Addressing Societal Gender, Geographical Location, Religious and Caste Discrimination Through Developing a Life and Employment Skills Course and Accompanying Social Marketing Campaign

Dr Anoop Bhogal-Nair is co-investigator on a British Academy funded project that hopes to tackle discrimination against young women in India. A key aim of project is to address young women’s self-identified issues affecting their well-being and in doing so address issues arising from… Continue Reading →

Trust after Barnard Castle

On the 19th and 20th May we ran a survey on coronavirus attitudes and beliefs, which included questions on trust. Given the recent furor around Dominic Cummings seemingly breaking the lockdown rules we reran the survey on the 27th May… Continue Reading →

Coronavirus survey

On 19th and 20th May, IAESV together with CURA (the Center for Urban Research on Austerity) ran a survey on attitudes and beliefs around the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 1001 people were surveyed from across the UK on a… Continue Reading →

ADRELO: Advancing Resilience in Low Income Housing Using Climate-Change Science and Big Data Analytics

IAESV member Wangari Wang’ombe is a co-investigator on an EPSRC funded project. The project, which began in March 2020, will last 3 years and is led in DMU by George Onyango Okeyo. The project brings together an international consortium including… Continue Reading →

Digital Innovations for Transitioning to a Circular plastic Economy- (DITCh Plastic)

IAESV member Seun Kolade is co-investigator on a 12 month project funded by the EPSRC under their ‘Digital Innovations for Development in Africa’ call. The project began in May 2020 and is led by Muyiwa Oyinlola in the Institute for… Continue Reading →

The Gravity of Talent

Zheng Wang has secured a British Academy/Leverhulme Trust small research grant to look at the Gravity of Talent. In this two-year project, beginning summer 2020, Zheng plans to investigate the patterns and determinants of global talent flows. And to use… Continue Reading →

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