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Leverhulme Early Career Fellows

2017-18 Cohort

Name Research Subject Department
Hjoerdis Becker-Lindenthal Kierkegaard’s Reception of Johannes Tauler. Rheno-Flemish Mysticism and its Existential Reinterpretation Divinity
Franck Courbon Keeping data secret using hardware-rooted device security Computer Lab
Volker Deringer In Silico Design of Amorphous Functional Materials  Engineering
Kristaps Ermanis Reaction Invention and Smart Catalyst Design from Computation and Experiment  Chemistry
Calbert Graham Can non-native speech identify a criminal? Automatic native language
identification by computational speech error analysis
MML
Diarmuid Hester An original investigation of waste’s impact on New York cultural production in the twentieth century English
Eszter Kovacs Dependency and diversity: the role of local government and finance in farming and
conservation in Eastern Europe
Geography
Emma Liu The interplay between sulfide- and vapour-saturation in mafic magmas:
Implications for volcanic sulfur and metal budgets
Earth Sciences
Emma Loftus Coastal Origins: Our earliest occupation of the shoreline Arch & Anth
Nathaniel Miller The Poetics of Sunnism: Arabic Literary Networks in the Crusades-Era Mediterranean FAMES
Burcu Ozcelik Resurgence or resilience? Religious nationalism, democracy and violence  POLIS
Olga Petri Beastly St. Petersburg: humans and other animals in imperial Russia Geography
Naomi Pullin Making Enemies: Conflict, Dispute and the Cultivation of Female Identity in the Early Modern British Atlantic History
Ubaid Ali Qadri Optimizing ignition in unsteady reacting flows  Engineering
Reuben Rideaux Perceiving in depth: the intersection of minds and machines Psychology
Marta Shahbazi Alonso Manipulating stem cell potential: functional impact on the architecture of embryonic
and adult epithelial tissues
PDN
Sergii Strelchuk Quantum algorithms and multipartite entanglement structure for emerging quantum computers DAMTP
Romans Vaters Nationalist anti-Zionism in Israel: the making of a dissident ideology FAMES
Jinqing Wu Anticlerical literature and the social status of Chinese Buddhist clerics from the sixteenth to the twentieth century FAMES
     

2016-17 Cohort

 
   
Name Research Subject Department
Konstantin Barylyuk  Mapping subcellular localisation of proteins in a model apicomplexan
parasite Toxoplasma gondii with a spatial proteomics technology LOPIT.
Biochemistry
Martin Benning Learning from mistakes: a supervised feedback-loop for imaging applications DAMTP
Anjali Bhardwaj-Datta A novel history of Delhi and the feminisation and commercialisation of its urban space POLIS
Jeongmin Choi Decoding an ancient plant-microbe dialogue: the signaling role of DWARF 14 LIKE (D14L)
protein in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis of rice
Plant Sciences
Duygu Dikicioglu Understanding the beneficial role of the co-existence of multiple species in microbial communities for biotechnological applications Chem Eng & Biotech
Remco Heesen Social epistemology of science Philosophy
Alison Knight Stranger Churches: Hate Speech and Religious Refugees in Early Modern England CRASSH
Emily McLaughlin The Praxis of Relation in Recent French and Francophone Poetry MML
Guillaume Schweicher Organic semiconductors to enable a new electronics Physics
Claudia Tobin The conjunction between colour and writing English
Banu Turnaoglu The Political Thought and Global Intellectual History of the Eastern Question POLIS
Darryl Wilkinson The Material Culture of Anarchism.  The Archaeology of Religion. Arch & Anth
Noa Zilberman Systems for big data applications: revolutionizing personal computing Computer Laboratory
     

2015-16 Cohort

 
     
Name Research Subject Department
Elizabeth Monier History of the modern Arab nation state; historical and contemporary Arab political thought; contemporary culture and identity politics Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Anastasia Piliavsky India’s democratic boom and its implications CRASSH
Christy Kulz Governing schools, governing subjects: the academies programme, mobility dreamscapes and new formations of inequality Education
Lorenzo Di Michele DNA Nanotechnology, Synthetic Biology, Functional Soft Materials Physics 

 'So thrilled about this grant. It's a wonderful scheme to boost young post-docs.

 Thank-you Newton!'

 

INT FELLOWS' DAY 2018

Our first Fellows' Day, for early career research fellows partially funded by the Trust, was held on 14 June, with a series of fascinating talks by 15 of our Leverhulme ECF, Humboldt, ESRC and Max-Cam Fellows, followed by networking over drinks.

Trustees' meeting dates

Thursday 29 November 2018 at 4pm

Thursday 14 March 2019 at 4pm

Thursday 4 July 2019 at 3pm

Forthcoming closing dates

Newton Trust Research Grants (all categories)  - the 2018-2019 timetable may be found here.


Recent deadlines

College Teaching Officer Research Leave - the 2018 Round is now closed.

INT/Schools of Physical Sciences & Technology (start-up grants for new University Lecturers) - the 2018 round is now closed

INT/Wellcome Trust ISSF/Schools of Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine (start-up grants for new University Lecturers and PIs) - the 2018 round is now closed

Cambridge Humanities Research Grants (CHRGs) 2018 Lent Term round  is now closed 

INT/College Junior Research Fellowships - has now closed for October 2019 starts

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