Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Grant Winners

Magazine article The Times Higher Education Supplement : THE

Grant Winners

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Philip Leverhulme Prizes

These prizes, worth Pounds 70,000 each, are awarded to outstanding scholars who have made a substantial and recognised contribution to their field of study.

Astronomy and astrophysics

Award winner: Emma Bunce

Institution: University of Leicester

Planetary magnetospheres and auroral emissions

Award winner: Andrew Levan

Institution: University of Warwick

Gamma-ray bursts, supernovae and high redshift galaxies

Award winner: Richard Massey

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Understanding the nature of dark matter and dark energy

Award winner: David Seery

Institution: University of Sussex

For his work on cosmology and the very early Universe

Award winner: David Pontin

Institution: University of Dundee

Modelling the structure and dynamics of magnetic fields in astrophysical plasmas


Award winner: Michael Elsby

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Labour economics, macroeconomics, unemployment and wage setting

Award winner: Helen Simpson

Institution: University of Bristol

Empirical analysis of firm location decisions, productivity and innovation

Award winner: Andrea Galeotti

Institution: University of Essex

The study of social and economic networks

Award winner: Sophocles Mavroeidis

Institution: University of Oxford

Econometrics and empirical macroeconomics

Award winner: Paul Surico

Institution: London Business School

Macroeconomics, business cycle, monetary economics and applied econometrics


Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards

These inaugural awards in medical humanities range in value from Pounds 700,000 to just over Pounds 1. …

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