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Research Awards and Prizes

Iain Begg

Research awards:
2013 - Project Director: European economic governance and cohesion policy, in collaboration with EPRC, University of Strathclyde (European Parliament, €39,000)
2011 - Project Co-Director: Evaluation of the main achievements of Cohesion policy programmes and projects over the longer term in 15 selected regions, in collaboration with EPRC, University of Strathclyde (European Commission, DG Regional Policy, €1.2 million)
2011 - Work package leader and member of project steering committee: Creating and adapting jobs in Europe in the context of a socio-ecological transition – ‘NEUJOBS’; coordinated by CEPS, Brussels (EU 7th Framework Programme, €7.9 million)
2009 - Contributor: Meeting the challenges of economic uncertainty and sustainability through employment, industrial relations, social and environmental policies in European countries – ‘GUSTO’, coordinated by the University of Warwick (EU 7th Framework Programme, €1.5 million)
2008 - Project director: Medium-term employment challenges, in collaboration with CEPS Brussels and Université Paris I (European Commission, DG Employment Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, €150,000)

Rebecca Bryant

Research awards:
2014 - Principle investigator: Modernity Alla Turca: Fashioning the Turkish Bourgeois Subject (Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship, £38,365)
2013 - Co-investigator: Imagined Sovereignties: Frontiers of Sovereignty and Globalization (Norwegian Research Council, Peace Research Institute Oslo, £1million)

Damian Chalmers

Research awards:
2012 - NYU Jean Monnet Senior Fellowship 2012 (US$34,000)
2011-2012 - NYU Strauss Fellowship (US$120,000)
2009-2012 - Jean Monnet Center of Excellence: The Idea of Europe: Concepts and Emerging Practices (€75,000)
2009-2011 - Marie Curie Fellowship (with Marco Dani): Constitutional Law in the Age of Circulation of Factors of Production (€161,225)
2008-2011 - Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Law (€35,000)

Joan Costa-I-Font

Research awards:
2012 - Harkness - Commonwealth Fund Fellowship Commonwealth Fund, New York (US$180,000)
2011 - Bayer Health Economics Award, (Spanish) Health Economics Association Barcelona
2010 - Principal Investigator FEMISE Project "EMP Role in FDI Promotion Trade Liberalization of Services: Failures and Causes” . (€40,000)
2008 - “La Caixa Social Science Award, Premi Rogeli Duacastella de Ciències Socials”, Barcelona, June 2008

Paul De-Grauwe

Research awards:
2012 - Financial Distortions and Macroeconomics Performance: Expectations, Constraints, and Interaction of Agents (FP7 FinMap Consortium Agreement, €306,000)
2012 - European Commission ECFIN Fellowship "The Future of EMU"
2012 - Honorary Doctorate from the University of Valencia

Kevin Featherstone

Research awards:
2006 - Principal Investigator, ‘The Enemy than never was. The Muslim-Turkish minority of Thrace during the axis occupation and the Greek civil war, 1941-49’. Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK (AHRC) £205,668
2008 - Co-investigator with Dr V Monastiriotis and Prof C Pissarides, ‘Measuring institutional and non-institutional aspects of labour market flexibility in Greece’. Greek Ministry for National Economy £120,000
2009 - Principal Investigator with L’Institute Français and Relations Internationales (IFRI), ‘New Research Programme on South East Europe’ John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation €55,000
2012 - Principal Investigator - ‘The Forum on Cyprus and EU Presidency’. Neapolis University Pafos (NUP) €25,000

Sara Hobolt

Research awards:
2010-2011 - Principal Investigator. British Academy Small Research Grant. The Emotional Voter. An Experimental Test of the Impact of Emotions on British Electoral Behaviour (£7,300)
2009-2013 - Partner (Oxford), Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN), Training Network in Electoral Democracy (ELECDEM) (€3.32 million)
2009-2013 - Co-investigator. The Velux Fund. Nature or Nurture - What Determines Political Attitudes, Values and Behaviour? (Principal Investigator: Robert Klemmensen) (£650,000)
2009-2010 - Principal Investigator. John Fell OUP Research Fund Award. Voting Behaviour in Multilevel Elections: experimental evidence (£6,300)
2008-2010 - Principal Investigator. ESRC Research Grant (RES-062-23-1622): Perceptions of Power: Voter Attribution of Responsibility within the European Union (£277,000)
2008-2011 - Co-investigator & Deputy Chair. EU FP7-funded infrastructure design project: Providing an Infrastructure for Research on Electoral Democracy in the European Union (PIREDEU) (€2.4 million)

2012 - Nils Klim Prize Winner awarded by the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund to a young Nordic researcher who has made an outstanding contribution, in the academic fields of the arts and humanities, social sciences, law or theology
2011 - Emerging Scholar Award - APSA Elections, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior section. This award is given to the scholar within 10 years of completing his or her Ph.D., who has made the greatest contribution to the field of elections, public opinion and voting behaviour.
2009 - Best Book Prize for a book published in 2009 or 2010 by the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) for Europe in Question: Referendums on European Integration (OUP, 2009)

Mareike Kleine

Research awards:
2011/2012 - John F Kennedy Memorial Fellowship, Harvard University
2011 - STICERD Small Grant

2010 - Theseus Award from Promising Research on European Integration
2010 - Ernst B. Haas Best Dissertation Prize of the American Political Science Association

Vassilis Monastiriotis 

Research awards:
2012 - Principal investigator: Labour markets in Southeast Europe (NBG Research Fund on SEE, £5,000)
2012 - External collaborator: Human Capabilities as a Basic Component of Development Dynamics and Differentiation of the Regions: the case of Greece (Research Programme “Thalis”, Ministry of Education, Greece, €200,000)
2011 - Principal investigator: Economic Connectedness and Spatial Dependence (British Academy Small Grant, £6,260)
2011 - Co-investigator: Sharing Knowledge Assets: Inter-regionally Cohesive Neighbourhoods (Consortium leader: AQR, University of Barcelona) (European Commission 7th Framework Programme, £2.6m)
2009 - Co-investigator: Decentralisation and Regional Development in SEE (with W. Bartlett) (Latsis Foundation and LSEE, £10,000)
2009 - Co-investigator: Serbia’s Integration with the EU – Analysis on the Impact on Vojvodina (with Prof G Petrakos and Dr D Kallioras) (Centre for Strategic Economic Studies of Vojvodina, €20,000)
2008 - Principal investigator: DTI Project on Updating and Extending the Index of Labour Market Adaptability (DTI Employment Market Analysis and Research Division, £12,500);
2008 - Principal investigator: Maximising the Benefits of Migration in a Small / Island Economy: the case of the island of Rhodes (John S. Latsis Foundation, €10,000);
2008 - Co-investigator: Measuring institutional and non-institutional aspects of labour market flexibility in Greece (with Prof K Featherstone and Prof C Pissarides) (Greek Ministry for National Economy, £120,000);
2008 - Moss Madden Memorial Medal – Awarded by the British & Irish Section of the Regional Science Association International for the 'best paper in regional science' published in 2007

Waltraud Schelkle

Research awards:
2013 - STICERD small grant: The finance-welfare state nexus in six OECD countries, £5,000.
2010 - T.H.Marshall Fellowship, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB) and VW Foundation: Regulatory social policy for an incomplete union: The post-crisis EU in comparative perspective, EUR 25,000
2009-2010 - Research fellowship, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Delmenhorst, EUR 40,000.
2010 - 6th Framework Programme of the European Commission: Consumer choice in social welfare – creating democracy in Europe from below? , with Joan Costa-Font and Christa van Wijnbergen, EUR 40,000.
2010 - 6th Framework Programme of the European Commission: Reconfiguring Welfare States in the Post-Industrial Age: What Role for Social Partners? (Task Leader), EUR 32,000.

Journal of Common Market Studies Special Issue Prize 'Economic Governance in EMU Revisited'

Eiko Thielemann

Research awards:
British Academy Research Grant on 'Burden Sharing in EU Law' (with S. Talani) £5,000

Journal of Common Market Studies Special Issue Prize on 'Migrants and Minorities in Europe' (with Gwen Sasse)