Research Grants and Awards

  • Dr Goñi Pérez, Jose was awarded a grant of £4,450 from the Wellcome Trust (Medical Humanities Research Expenses). The grant will cover the expenses of the on-going work on Tolosa Latour's late 19th century paediatric medical research and his collection of stories Niñerías (1889). The work will be based primarily in the 19th Century archives of Real Academia National de Medicina, Biblioteca Nacional and Biblioteca Central de Cantabria. A critical edition of his narrative will be published by Verdelís in 2015.

  • Dr Guy Baron was awarded £14,373 from the British Academy for the UK-Latin America and the Caribbean Link Programme (2011) to set up a series of seminars in Havana and Aberystwyth.
  • Dr Gabor Gelleri was awarded the Fellowship of the William Reese Company (James Ford Bell Library, Minneapolis) and the Muriel McCarthy Fellowship (Marsh’s Library, Dublin) for his research on reading practices of travel literature as shown through library catalogues.
  • Dr Andrea Hammel has been awarded:
  • £22,700, by the Claims Conference: History and Memory of the Kindertransport 1938/39;
  • £37,000, by the AHRC Networking Scheme: Holocaust Writing and Translation;
  • £7,000, by the British Academy: The Commemoration of the Kindertransport 1938/39.
  • Professor David Trotter was awarded an AHRC Research Grant of £426,112 in 2003 for the Anglo-Norman Dictionary Project, producing the second edition of F-H.

In 2007 the project was awarded a further AHRC grant (£873,669) to continue the process up to the letter M.

A third AHRC grant followed in 2012 (£802,412), enabling the revision of the Anglo-Norman Dictionary N-Q.

  • Dr Geert De Wilde and Dr Heather Pagan were awarded an AHRC grant in 2017 (£812,856) to continue the Anglo-Norman Dictionary project with the revision of R-S and the overall conversion into a historical dictionary.