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Successful Projects

Since 2014 we have helped fund over 45 small research projects from across the University, leading to a varied range of research collaborations and engagement with non-academic partners.

The Fund aims to stimulate and pump-prime interdisciplinary research activity across Faculties that will ultimately lead to collaborations and the development of full research grant or contracts proposals with non-academic partners.

You can find out more about these projects and the staff involved below.

 

2020-2021

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Dr Anita Lavorgna

To App or Not to App? Understanding Public Resistance in Using COVID-19 Digital Contact Tracing

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Nicholas Kelley

Analytical Reasoning and Fraud Susceptibility: Examining the Moderating Roles of Stress, Learning, and Expertise

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Dr Rebecca Taylor

Technology Facilitated Remote Practice in Multi-agency Service Delivery: Domestic Abuse Support in a Post Pandemic World

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Dr Rebecca Taylor

Free Labour and the Sustainability of Open Source Software in Digital Infrastructure

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Professor Ying Cheong

Integrating AI into Digital healthcare Applications: Capturing and Utilizing Emotional Data to Create and Efficient and Supportive IVF Treatment Environment.

2019-2020

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Dr Dianna Smith

CITISCAPE: CITIzen SCience Approach to imProving the urban built Environment

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Dr Pamela Ugwudike

An Interdisciplinary Study of Digital Inclusion: Using Social Media Analytics to Challenge Online Epistemic Domination and Amplify Marginal Voices

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Dr Tracey Newman

Better Hearing Healthier Aging; Use of Machine Learning for Early Detection of Cochlear Implants Underperformance

2018-2019

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Dr Anita Lavorgna

Promotion of Harmful Alternative Cancer Treatments on Twitter: Network and Content Characteristics

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Dr David Millard

An Investigation into the Ethics of Mixed Reality Games and Experiences

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Dr Silke Roth

Enabling Digital Fieldwork in Third Sector Organisations through Data Protection Research Exemptions

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Dr Tom Irvine

The Global Black Atlantic as Sonic Social Machine: Past, Present and Future

2017-2018

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Dr Aastha Madaan

The Impact of Social Media on Democratic Elections and Public Votes

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Dr Tiejun Ma

Intelligence Mobile Blockchain-based Fraudulent and Risky Behaviour Prediction for Personal Financial Applications

2016-2017

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Dr David Baxter

Exploring the Future of Work: The Effects of Distributed Work on Social Capital and Innovation

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Professor Neil Wrigley

Enhancing Long-Term Engagement & Research Collaboration with the ‘giant of the digital economy’

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Dr Ramine Tinati

Intervention Mechanism for Detecting Supporting of Asthma Sufferers

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Dr Vadim Grinevich

The Business-to-Business Sharing Economy: Is there a case for policy intervention?

2015-2016

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Dr Chris Phethean

Analysing Dietary Patterns, Preferences and Knowledge using Social Media.

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Dr Ramine Tinati

Capacity Building to Enable Longitudinal Studies of Online Citizen Participation Systems

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Dr Silke Roth

Smart Rural Areas: Communities, communication and Safe spaces in South Africa

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Dr Su White

The MOOC Observatory Dashboard: Management, Analysis and Visualisation of MOOC data

2014-2015

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Dr Clare Hooper

Digital Police Officer: Linguistic Analysis to Identify Cybercriminals

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Dr Eloise Monger

CLEAR: Comparing Learning Event and Actual Resuscitation data. A Web Observatory for resuscitation data

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