Congratulations to Tony Mahon, Director for International Development in the Faculty of Education for his successful bid to the EU for Erasmus+ funding. The 3-year project aims to raise the quality of teacher education programmes in Palestine.
Project Title: Raising the Quality of Teacher Education Programmes in Palestine
Funder: European Commission, Erasmus+ scheme,
Key Action 2 Capacity Building in Higher Education
Duration: 3 years Continue reading Funding Success – Erasmus+ Palestine Teacher Education
Congratulations to the following CCCU researchers for their successful British Academy / Leverhulme small grant awards.
Thomas Hennessey, School of Humanities
Project Title: A membership survey of the Ulster Unionist Party in Northern Ireland
Duration: 2 years
Partners: University of Huddersfield, University of Liverpool, Ulster University
The award will support the first-ever membership survey of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP). Together with the recent DUP Membership Survey, the results will allow the project team to develop the most comprehensive analysis of contemporary mainstream political Unionism in Northern Ireland to date.
Dr Fergal Jones, School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology
Project Title: Mindfulness and associative learning
Duration: 18 months
With: University of Exeter
Mindfulness practice is becoming increasing popular and widespread. However, the effects of mindfulness on human learning processes could be better understood.
The findings from this project should further understanding of how mindfulness interacts with human learning processes, including how it may have differential effects on different learning systems, with the potential to improve behaviour modification methods.
We received 10 applications for the recent HEIF Central Fund call with a total value of just under £90,000. The available funding was £40,000.
Three projects were successful and will receive a combined allocation of £25,471. Continue reading HEIF Central Fund Call Results
Congratulations to Carrie Jackson in the England Centre for Practice Development for being part of a successful bid to the Leverhulme Artist in Residence Scheme.
This scheme supports the residency of an individual artist in a UK university or museum in order to foster a creative collaboration between the artist and the staff and/or students of that institution. Continue reading Funding Success: Artist in Residence – Poetry in Primary Care