Externally funded research projects

These research projects are currently funded and underway in the department.

You can also see a list of research projects where funding has ceased, but dissemination activities may still be ongoing.

Awarded To

Project Title


Start Date

Professor Michael Winter Demonstration test catchment Project - LM0304 (Phase 2 - Extension) Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 1 October 2017
Dr Catherine Owen, Dr David Lewis Civic Participation from Discourse to Action in Non-Democracies: Russia and China in Comparative Perspective British Academy 4 September 2017
Dr Lorien Jasny Network Modeling of STEW-MAP Data (NetMod StewMap) (extension) US Forestry Service 1 July 2017
Professor Dan Stevens, Professor Susan Banducci, Dr Travis Coan Media Context and the 2017 General Election: How traditional and social media shape elections Economic and Social Research Council 1 June 2017
Dr Madalina Busuioc RICA - Reputation Matters in the Regulatory State: Re-thinking the Fundamentals of Regulatory Independence, Credibility and Accountability European Research Council 1 June 2017
Professor Matt Lobley NFU Mutual Farm and Rural Succession SL-07983 NFUM 1 June 2017
Dr Amy Binner, Professor Ian J. Bateman, Professor Brett Day Natural Environment Valuation Online (NEVO): Web-based tools for natural capital management and investment Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 May 2017
Professor Michael Winter Nuffield Farming Lecture scholarship 1 January 2017
Professor Matt Lobley Systems Change - Towards a Circular Economy SL-07647 Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council 1 October 2016
Professor Claudio Radaelli, Professor Claire Dunlop Procedural Tools for Effective Governance (PROTEGO) Patterns, Outcomes and Policy Design European Research Council 1 September 2016
Professor Jason Reifler DEBUNKER: The Problem of European Misperceptions in Politics, Health, and Science: Causes, Consequences, and the Search for Solutions European Research Council 1 September 2016
Professor Brett Day
Plymouth Marine Laboratory (project lead); Middlesex University; Swansea University; Bangor University; Cardiff University, University of Cambridge.
CoastWEB: Valuing the contribution which COASTal habitats make to human health and WEllBeing, with a focus on the alleviation of natural hazards NERC 1 August 2016
Dr Amy McKay
Professor Beth Leech (Rutgers University), Professor Patrick Bernhagen (University of Stuttgart), Assistant Professor Joost Berkhout (University of Amsterdam) & Lecturer Adam Chalmers (King's College, London)
Agendas and Interest Groups ESRC, DFG, NIW 1 July 2016
Professor Brett Day, Professor Ian J. Bateman
University of Cambridge and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
England's green and pleasant land: comparing land sparing and sharing in the UK RSPB & University of Cambridge Newton Fund 21 May 2016
Professor Michael Winter
Professor Andrew Whitmore (project lead) (Rothamsted Research); Professor Sue Hartley (University of York); Dr Matthew Heard (NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)
SUSTAinable Intensification Network - SUSTAIN BBSRC 4 April 2016
Professor Ian J. Bateman
Professor Dieter Helm – Chairman Professor Colin Mayer Professor Diane Coyle Professor Georgina Mace Professor Kathy Willis Professor Paul Leinster University of Oxford, University of Manchester, UCL, Kew and Cranfield University.
UK Natural Capital Committee Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs 1 January 2016
Professor Susan Banducci, Dr Iulia Cioroianu, Dr Travis Coan, Dr Lorien Jasny, Dr Gabriel Katz Measuring Information Exposure in Dynamic and Dependent Networks (ExpoNet) Economic and Social Research Council 1 January 2016
Professor Andrew Massey
The Viking Trust
WL Hutton Research Grant The Viking Trust 8 September 2015
Professor Alison Harcourt International professional fora: a study of civil society organisation Economic and Social Research Council 1 September 2015
Professor Michael Dumper Power, Piety and People: The Politics of Holy Cities in the 21st Century Leverhulme Trust 1 September 2015
Professor Michael Winter Valuing Nature NERC CEH 1 October 2014
Dr Sergio Catignani, Dr Victoria Basham Sustaining Future Reserves 2020: Assessing Organizational Commitment in the Reserves Economic and Social Research Council 1 October 2014
Professor Susan Banducci, Dr Gabriel Katz, Professor Dan Stevens Industry and Doctoral Training in Vote Advice Applications (VOTEADVICE) European Commission 1 May 2014
Professor Clare Saunders
Bert Klanderman (VU Amsterdam)
POLPART: How Citizens Try to Influence Politics and Why - International Comparisons of Movement and Party Politics Advanced European Research Council 1 January 2014
Professor Nicole Bolleyer European Research Council for the project ‘State Encroachment on Civil Society? A Comparative Study of Parties, Interest Groups and Welfare-Providing Organisations in Contemporary Democracies (STATORG) European Commission 1 November 2013
Professor Susan Banducci, Dr Alexey Bessudnov, Dr Katharine Boyd, Dr Iulia Cioroianu, Dr Travis Coan, Dr Lorien Jasny, Dr Ekaterina Kolpinskaya Q-Step Nuffield, ESRC and HEFCE 1 October 2013

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