College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Research grants awarded

The Munro Committee is pleased to have awarded grants to many exciting and successful archaeological and anthropological research projects.

 

2016-17

Professor Clive Bonsall, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Schela Cladovei Project (post-excavation phase)                                                                                                                                         
Dr Tom Boylston, School of Social and Political Science How do you Make a World?: An Ethnography of Independent Game Developers in Dundee
Dr Alex Nading, School of Social and Political Science A Political Ecology of Value: A Cohort-Based Ethnography of Urban Social Policy
Professor Ian Ralston and Dr Manuel Fernandez-Gotz, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Digitising Celtic Art: The Slides from the Megaw Collection
Dr Guillaume Robin, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Death, landscape and agency: mapping dead-living interactions in Late Neolithic Sardinia (Italy)
Dr Ulf-Dietrich Schoop, School of HIstory, Classics and Archaeology High-resolution data for diet and weaning age at Çamlıbel Tarlası

 

2015-2016

Dr Jamie Furniss, School of Social and Political Science Tunisian Tobacco Cultures
Dr John Harries, School of Social and Political Science Beothuk Ghosts
Dr Casey High, School of Social and Political Science Cultures of Collaboration and Documentation in the Ecuadorian Amazon
Dr Delwar Hussain, School of Social and Political Science The Vermillion in the Crescent: Living as Minorities in Muslim Majority South Asia
Dr Fernandez-Gotz, School of History, Classics and Archaeology From Antiquarian Collection to Modern Digital Recording: Analysing the Iron Age Materials from the Fontaneda Foundation
Dr Catriona Pickard, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Ulva Cave Project, Mull
Dr Benjamin Russell, School of History, Classics and Archaeology The Hirpinia Project: Environment and Economy at the Crossroads of Italy

 

2014-2015 

Dr Alex Nading,  School of Social and Political Science Vital Chemistries: An Ethnography of Health, Care and Habitation in Managua's Microbiome
Dr Guillaume Robin, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Neolithic tomb art in Chiaramonti, Sardinia
Dr Linda Fibiger, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Going ballistic: Identifying cranial sling shot injuries in prehistoric Europe

 

2013-2014

Dr Maya Mayblin, School of Social and Political Science Vote of Faith: follow up on the 2012 election
Dr Lisa Marie Shillito, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Using micromorphology to investigate use of space in monumental buildings at Tell Khaiber, an ancient Sumerian town in the region of Ur
Dr Dimitri Tsintjilonis, School of Social and Political Science The 'Devil's Customs' and the Greek Crisis
Dr Elena Kranioti, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Direct evidence of Interpersonal Violence in the Upper Paleolithic: The unique case of the Cioclovina hominid

 

2012-2013

Dr Magdalena Midgley, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Trip to Poland to develop a research programme for the investigation of monumental long barrow cemeteries
Dr Lisa-Marie Shillito, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Investigating human-environment interactions and the origins of agriculture at the earliest village in Anatolia (Turkey) Boncuklu Hoyuk, 8500 BC
Dr Joost Fontein, School of Social and Political Science ‘Capturing a fading national memory’: the politics of vernacular exhumations and liberation heritage in Gutu, Zimbabwe
Dr Robert Leighton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Rock-cut tombs at Pantalica (Sicily)
Dr Jamie Cross, School of Social and Political Science Melanesian Lightscapes: Energy and Exchange in Papua New Guinea
Dr Catriona Pickard, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Human Diet in the Neolithic

 

2011-2012

Prof Clive Bonsall, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Ulva Cave Project
Prof Clive Bonsall, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Iron Gates Heritage Project
Prof Janet Carsten, School of Social and Political Science The Social Life of Blood in Malaysia
Dr Kath McSweeney, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Health & Demography during the Hellenistic, Roman & Byzantine periods in Ancient Messembria, Bulgaria
Dr Magnus Course, School of Social and Political Science To ask the World: Language and morality in Mapuche ritual

 

2010-2011

Dr Joost Fontein, School of Social and Political Science Graves and Water: Belonging, Sovereignty and the political materiality of landscape in Zimbabwe
Dr Ulf-Dietrich Schoop, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Artefact analysis at 4th-millenium BC Camlibel Tarlasim, Turkey

 

2009-2010

No grants were awarded this year.

 

2008-2009

Dr Clive Bonsall, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Iron Gates Heritage Project
Dr Magdalena Midgley, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Megaliths of Northern Europe
Dr Rebecca Marsland, School of Social and Political Science Mila Potovu: Public Health and Nyakyusa Traditions in Tanzania

 

2007-2008

Dr Giovanni Bochi, Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World Rethinking political activism in the Arab world: the case of the "Future Movement" in Lebanon
Dr Clive Bonsall, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Iron Gates Heritage Project
Professor Alastair McEwen Small, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Archaeological field survey at San, Felice, South Italy