Student-led Initiative scheme 2010: successful applicants

6 June 2010


The final allocation of funding for the Beyond Text programme has been made to the following 13 PhD students under the Student-led initiative scheme:

  • Suze Adams, School of Creative Arts, University of the West of England. Art, Landscape, Place:  Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Network

  • Victoria Bates, Centre for Medical History, University of Exeter. 'From the Cradle to the Grave': Reciprocity and Exchange in the Making of Madicine and the Modern Arts

  • Benedict Burbridge, Courtauld Institute of Art. The Postgraduate Photography Research Network

  • Rebecca Cremin, Department of English, Royal Holloway, University of London. Making and Unmaking text across performance practices and theories

  • Isis Hjorth, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Remix Cinema: the collaborative making, deconstruction and distribution of digital artefacts

  • Paul Lihoma. HATII, University of Glasgow. Literacy in oral cultures: conflicts compromises and complications

  • Fares Moussa Department of Archaeology, University of Edinburgh. (Re)constituting the Past: Music, Archaeology and the Politics of Representation

  • Fiona Noble, Department of Hispanic Studies, University of Aberdeen. The Forgotten Voices of the Avant-Garde

  • Lisa Stead, Department of English, University of Exeter. Interfaces: encounters beyond the page / screen / stage

  • Bethan Stevens, School of English, University of Sussex. Picture this: postcards and letters beyond text

  • Rachel Walls Department of American and Canadian Studies, University of Nottingham. New Research Trajectories: Navigations in city and online space

  • Helena Walsh, Department of Drama, Queen Mary University of London. Gobsmacked:  Getting Speechless in Performance

  • Jonathan Waterlow, Faculty of History, University of Oxford. A practical introduction to Soviet archives

Many congratulations to all.


Arts & Humanities Research Council: Each year the AHRC provides approximately £100 million from the Government to support research and postgraduate study in the arts and humanities, from archaeology and English literature to design and dance. In any one year, the AHRC makes approximately 700 research awards and around 1,000 postgraduate awards. Awards are made after a rigorous peer review process, to ensure that only applications of the highest quality are funded. Arts and humanities researchers constitute nearly a quarter of all research-active staff in the higher education sector. The quality and range of research supported by this investment of public funds not only provides social and cultural benefits but also contributes to the economic success of the UK. See Arts & Humanities Research Council website.