Research Projects

Research in FAHS is funded by a large number of external bodies including the UK Research Councils, the EU, governmental organisations, the NHS and major charities such as the Leverhulme Trust and the Nuffield Foundation.

Multidisciplinary

New Ideas and Methods in Human Security
Marie Breen-Smyth, Maxine. David, Ciaran Gillespie, Anne Gallagher (FHMS) and Lois Davis.

ESRC Seminar Series - Challenges to Work-life Balance in the Recession
Roberta Guerrina, Almuth McDowall

Rapid Evidence Assessment - what works in preventing wrong doing?
Almuth McDowall, Karen Bullock, Indira Carr, Adrian Coyle, Emily Glorney, Rob Nash, Sophie Russell

 

Arts

Pre-existent music in the scoring of pre-Nazi Weimar Republic sound film1930-33
Jeremy Barham

Future Spatial Audio for an Immersive Listener Experience at Home
Adrian Hilton (and other colleagues from CVSSP), Tim Brookes, Russell Mason

RE- DrAW - REsearch & Development for the Digital Arts in Wales
David Frohlich (with the Universities of South Wales and Aberystwyth)

Science through Art: a chimera of cultures
Milton Mermikides, Alex Mermikides (Kingston)

English and Languages

A Punjab Palimpsest: A Cultural Memory and Amnesia and the Aam Khas Bagh
Churnjeet Mahn

eVIVA Evaluating the Education of Interpreters and their Clients Through Virtual Learning Activities
Sabine Braun, Margaret Rogers

QUALITAS: Ensuring Legal Interpreter Quality through Testing and Certification
Sabine Braun
This is a collaborative project with Univ. of Alicante (lead); Legal aid Board, Netherlands; Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden; Middlesex Univ.; Free University of Studies for Innovation & Organisation (Lispio), Italy; Lessius University College, Belgium.
Funding: EU FP7
Duration: December 2012 to November 2014

AVIDICUS III Assessment of Video-Mediated Interpreting in the Criminal Justice System - Assessing the Implementation
Sabine Braun

TRANS: Transnationalism, Translation and Travel in Literary and Cultural Studies
Sandra Vasconcelos, University of São Paulo, Justin Edwards, Margaret Rogers, Ana Claudia Suriani da Silva

Surrey Morphology Group

Morphological Complexity:  Typology as a Tool for Delineating Cognitive Organization
Greville G. Corbett Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown,

Endangered complexity: inflectional classes in Oto-Manguean languages
Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Enrique Palancar, Dunstan Brown
Researcher: Tim Feist

From competing theories to fieldwork: the challenge of an extreme agreement system
Greville G. Corbett, Bob Borsley (Essex), Dunstan Brown (York), Maria Polinsky (Harvard), Louisa Sadler (Essex). Researcher: Marina Chumakina

Combining gender and classifiers in natural language
Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman and Dunstan Brown (York)
Resaercher: Sebastian Fedden

Verb classification in Gújjolaay Eegimaa (Atlantic; Niger-Congo)
Research Fellow: Serge Sagna (ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship)
Mentors: Greville G. Corbett, Matthew Baerman, Oliver Bond, Dunstan Brown

Optional Ergative Case Marking: What can be expressed by its absence?
Oliver Bond

Dynamics of Language
Nicholas Evans (ANU) and collaborators, Greville G. Corbett (Surrey contact)

Politics

Collaborative Research Network on Euroscepticism
Simon Usherwood

On the receiving end: towards more critical and inclusive perspectives on international intervention.
Marie Breen-Smyth

Common Security and Defence Policy Strategy.
Laura Chappell

Unintended gender consequences: EU politics and politics in practice
Roberta Guerrina

Seminar Series: Explaining the Intervention Matrix: Theory and Practice from Northern and Southern Perspectives
Michael Aaronson, Ipshita Basu, Roberta Guerrina

Psychology

Decision making under stress using expert heuristics
Adrian Banks

From action to interaction: mechanisms underlying the acquisition and control of shared action representations, and their social effects         
Caroline Catmur 

Social Cognition: Origins, Mechanisms and Disorders
Caroline Catmur, Lauren Marsh   

The Delivery of Getting into Sport in Surrey Project            
Chris Fife-Schaw, Simon de Lusignan

Research to Support Development of Competence Assessment Process

Almuth McDowall, Ilke Inceoglu, Rachel Averyk, Cinla Akinci

The impact of an investment based intervention on weight-loss & beliefs about food in patients post bariatric surgery
Jane Ogden, Chris Fife-Schaw, Amelia Hollywood

From anomaly detection to anomaly handling
Tom Ormerod

NUTRIMENTHE (Effect of diet on the mental performance of children)
Heather Gage, Monique Raats, Richard Shepherd, Emma Williams, Bernadette Egan, Peter Williams, Matthew Peacock and Naomi Winstone - http://www.nutrimenthe.eu/

PlantLIBRA
Monique Raats, Richard Shepherd, Bernadette Egan, Lada Timotijevic, Charo Hodgkins

FLICC (Front of pack food Labelling: Impact on Consumer Choice)       
Monque Raats, Richard Shepherd, Lada Timotijevic, Charo Hodgkins, Naomi Winstone and Israel Berger 

CLYMBOL (Role of health related symbols and claims in consumer behaviour)
Monque Raats, Rob Nash, Adrian Banks, Chris Fife-Schaw, Lada Timotijevic, Ellen Seiss
Bernadette Egan, Charo Hodgkins and Kerry Brown

REDICLAIM Understanding the impact of legislation on reduction of disease risk claims on food and drinks
Monique Raats, Heather Gage (Economics), Dan Jackson (Economics) Rosalind Malcolm (Law)

The impact of cooking and related food skills on healthiness of diets
Monique Raats

Understanding and Fostering Creativity in the Kitchen
Anita Eves, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (FBEL); Monique Raats and Paul Sowden

CATEGORIES         

Paul Sowden, Alexandra Clifford

Aerobic training in Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Inclusion Body Myositis  
Annette Sterr

Children's Reasoning about Peer Rejection based on Status
Harriet Tenenbaum

INPROFOOD            
Lada Timotijevic, Monique Raats, Richard Shepherd

EuroDISH (Study on the need for food and health research infrastructures in Europe)
Lada Timotijevic, Monique Raats, Bernadette Egan, Charo Hodgkins and Kerry Brown

Mapping of the CRY Bereavement Support Programme - a qualitative study
Lada Timotijevic, Adrian Coyle 

REDUCE: reshaping energy demand of users by communication technology and economic incentives
David Uzzell, Birgitta Gatersleben, Muhammad Imran (CCSR), Barry Evans (CCSR), Rahim Tafazolli (CCSR) Matthew Leach (CES), Jacopo Torriti (CES), Niamh Murtagh

Low Carbon at Work
David Uzzell, Markieta Domecka

Moments of danger, moments of opportunity: the role of individuals as change agents in organisations. A qualitative and quantitative study of national and international unions.
David Uzzell

Sociology

The changing role of student union leadership and its impact on "the student experience"
Rachel Brooks

Curriculum Innovation: Integrating Quantative Methods and Substantive Teaching for HE Level One Students
Karen Bullock, Ian Brunton-Smith, Rob Meadows, Lynn Prince-Cooke, Sarah Earthy

Computational Social Science and Social Computer Science: Two Sides of the Same Coin
Tina Balke

Lifecourse Transitions: Opportunities for Sustainable Lifestyles?
Kate Burningham and Sue Venn

The Impact of Injuries Study
Sarah Earthy*, Judith Sleney   ( Note: until Sept 2011 the University of Surrey PI  on this project was Nicola Christie, PGMS)

Getting back to normal? Patients' experiences and expectations following major illness or injury
Sarah Earthy

What Works Centre in Crime Prevention
Nigel Fielding, Karen Bullock, Jane Fielding

Understanding Experiences of Hate Crime Victimisation and Expectations of Criminal Justice Responses
Jon Garland

Evolution and resilience of industrial ecosystems (ERIE)
Nigel Gilbert, Rebecca Hoyle (Mathematics), Anne Skeldon (Mathematics), Paul Krause (Computing), Sotiris Moschoyiannis (Computing), David Lloyd (Mathematics),Angela Druckman (CES)

Models and Mathematics in Life and Social Sciences (MILES)
Nigel Gilbert, Rebecca Hoyle (Maths), Paul Krause (Computing), Johnjoe McFadden (Microbial Sciences)

The complexity science for the real world network
Nigel Gilbert, Alison Cooper

e-Policy: Engineering the policy life-cycle
Nigel Gilbert, Tina Balke

TELL-ME: Transparent communication in Epidemics: Learning Lessons from experience, delivering effective Messages, providing Evidence
Nigel Gilbert

GLODERS The Global Dynamics of Extortion Racket Systems
Nigel Gilbert. Karen Bullock, Nigel Fielding, Corinne Elsenbroich, Lu Yang

Complexity of social construction: bridging contemporary meta-theories in social sciences.
Nigel Gilbert, Ozge Dilaver Kalkan

Whole Systems Energy Modelling Consortium (WHOLE-SEM)
Nigel Gilbert
Agent-based and DSGE macroeconomic models: A comparative study
Paul Levine, Nigel Gilbert, Tom Holden

P2PVALUE Techno-social platform for sustainable models and value generation in Commons-based Peer Production in the Future Internet
Nigel Gilbert

Subcultures Network: The Interdisciplinary Network for the Study of Subcultures, Popular Music & Social Change
Paul Hodkinson

Older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People: Minding the Knowledge Gap
Andrew King

Living Multiculture: the new geographies of ethnicity and the changing formations of multiculture in England
Sarah Neal with Hannah Jones, Kieran Connell, Allan Cochrane, Giles Mohan (all Open University) and Katy Bennett (Leicester University)

Children’s and adults’ friendships across social and ethnic difference
Sarah Neal with Carol Vincent and Humera Iqbal (Institute of Education, University of London)

Intra-minority relations and transnational political space: North Indian Muslims in Bangladesh and the UK
Victoria Redclift

Fandom, Participatory Culture and Cultural Value - A Critical Review
Cornel Sandvoss

Further Information

Details on each Research Project can be found here:

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