Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research

Making sense of the social world


Funded Research

Our excellent research attracts substantial funding from external bodies.

Supported by the University's Research Services, the School's academics and research students apply for and win competitive research funding grants to conduct their research. Our success at securing funding is sign of the quality of and impact that the School's research has on society. Recent funding has been received for:

Award date
Principal investigator
Project title
Funder
Budget type
Award value
           
24 Jul 2018 Wilson Evaluation of Clinical Microsystems for General Practice West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group Initial
30,000
19 Jul 2018 Malli On the stigma of Tourette's syndrome Tourettes Action Initial
18,000
19 Jul 2018 Stevens Review of approaches taken in Ireland and in other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences Irish Department of Justice and Equality Initial
29,193
19 Jul 2018 Cassidy Review of approaches taken in Ireland and in other jurisdictions to simple possession drug offences Irish Department of Justice and Equality Initial
10,727
17 Jul 2018 Short Extra CCG funding Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group Initial
43,070
17 Jul 2018 Peckham How to strengthen leadership and the workforce through the re-design and implementation of a pay for performance program in primary health care in Brazil British Academy Initial
53,941
17 Jul 2018 Kendall Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly - PHS Public Health Scotland Initial
10,000
17 Jul 2018 Kendall Darzi fellowship Health Education England Initial
45,000
10 May 2018 Billings Improving the effectiveness and efficiency of health and social care services for vulnerable older Brazilians Medical Research Council (MRC) Initial
32,014
10 May 2018 Billings Educational facilitation within a new public service: interprofessional delivery model East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust Initial
15,000
12 Apr 2018 Cottee Atrocity Porn: A Qualitative Study of Death and Gore Enthusiasts Leverhulme Trust Initial
25,005
12 Apr 2018 Baumberg Conditionality, sanctions and mental health Mind Initial
3,333
5 Apr 2018 Wilson Development of a toolkit designed to increase Pulmonary Rehabilitation untilisation from primary care National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
4,511
13 Feb 2018 Kendall Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly - PHE Public Health England Initial
22,500
13 Feb 2018 Kendall Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly - PHW Public Health Wales Initial
10,000
13 Feb 2018 Kendall Becoming Breastfeeding Friendly - Yale Yale University Initial
20,000
30 Jan 2018 Gore Early Positive Approaches to Support (E-PAtS) for families of young children with intellectual disability: Feasibility study National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
121,619
30 Jan 2018 Beadle-Brown Evaluation and service improvement activities for the Avenues Group Avenues Trust Group Initial
23,861
30 Jan 2018 Bradshaw A scoping report on social care for autistic adults Autistica Initial
12,852
9 Jan 2018 Shilling Research into Teaching and Learning practical Embodied Knowledge Swedish Research Council Supplement
11,898
3 Jan 2018 Billings Thanet and South Kent ICO evaluation Kent and Medway NHS Social Care Partnership Supplement
1,500
19 Dec 2017 Beecham Unit Costs of Health and Social Care 2017 Department of Education Initial
17,500
12 Dec 2017 Peckham Scaling up primary care: impact of organisation of general practice on outcomes for patients and the NHS Department of Health Initial
52,137
1 Dec 2017 Kendall Academic Evaluation of Best Beginnings' Baby Buddy Phone App Best Beginnings Initial
2,872
23 Nov 2017 Bradshaw Early Positive Approaches to Support - Piloting Evaluation Cerebra Initial
2,000
16 Nov 2017 Forder Exploring Comparative Effectiveness and efficiency in Long-term Care (EXCELC) NWO (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) Supplement  
13 Nov 2017 Beecham Additional analysis of ALIGN trial data Metanoia Institute Supplement  
10 Nov 2017 Bradshaw Evaluating the impact of communication passports for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
50,318
8 Nov 2017 Padden Experiences of adults with learning disabilities receiving life skills training National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
49,925
8 Nov 2017 McCarthy Exploring support for people with IDD to find loving relationships National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
144,821
11 Oct 2017 Bradshaw Evaluation of E-PAtS - Leeds Royal Mencap Society Initial
2,900
3 Oct 2017 Forder Economics of health and social care systems Department of Health Supplement
240,000
19 Sept 2017 Vickerstaff Dynamics of Accumulated Inequalities for Seniors in Employment Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Initial
38,918
8 Sept 2017 Garbin Religious urbanisation and infrastructural development in African mega-cities: politics of inclusion British Academy Initial
282,812
6 Sept 2017 Forder MICA: Going beyond health related quality of life - towardsa a broader QALY measure for use across sectors Medical Research Countil Initial
36,022
3 Aug 2017 Forrester-Jones The Social Care Needs of Adults with Tourette's Syndrome: An Exploratory Study National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Initial
18,991

 

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Last Updated: 14/08/2018