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CREATIVE WRITING
Studying all areas of imaginative writing such as novels, short stories, memoirs, autobiographies, poetry, drama and journalism. 22m
Celia Brayfield
DRUG ADDICTION
Using the techniques of Experimental Psychology to study why some people have a greater risk of becoming addicted to drugs. 29m
Lee Hogarth

BRITISH POLITICS
Studying why people think about politics in the way that they do and looking at media and fictional representations of politics. 17m
Steven Fielding

MEDIA & ENVIRONMENT
How biodiversity, local environments and variations in the biosphere are represented in publications, broadcasting and new media. 31m
Alex Lockwood

RECEPTION
The branch of arts and humanities that studies how texts, books, films and cultural productions are received by the reader or audience.  28m
Ika Willis

DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Studying how the mind and behaviour change throughout the course of peoples lives. University life in the US. Academic careers.  13m
Bruce Hood

THEOLOGY
The study of God's revelation and human responses. The New Testament as theological and historical document. 32m
Roland Deines

SOCIOLOGY
Social relationships, interactions and structures. Women's employment. Young adult lives. How different inequalities intersect.  28m
Harriet Bradley

FRENCH STUDIES
Studying the oral and written language, history and culture of both France and other French speaking parts of the world.  25m
Tim Unwin

ADOPTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Looking at how people react to new technology, how they assess usefulness and make decisions. 18m
Natasha Papazafeiropoulou

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
Designing new products that reduce the impact on the environment and take account of wider social and economic implications. 10m
David Harrison

RETAILING & E-RETAILING
Consumer behaviour, marketing analysis and the management decision making required in modern retailing and online retailing. 32m
Charles Dennis

HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY
Using evidence based practice to understand people's health behaviour such as exercise, diet or attending check ups. 18m
Martin Hagger

FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH
Research which seeks to answer important questions about science that do not have immediate commercial applications. 25m
Philip Moriarty

SUSTAINABLE BUILDINGS
Engineers and architects working together to design contemporary homes which maximise the use of renewable energy sources. 8m
Mark Gillott

WOMEN IN ACADEMIA
Looking at the career paths of women researchers and academics. Understanding the challenges that they face. 14m
Dawn-Marie Walker

MENTAL HEALTH
Highly innovative project using football and local football clubs to reach out locally to young men with mental health issues. 16m
Alan Pringle   

CONSUMER LAW
How the law regulates businesses in areas such as product safety, misleading advertising and selling to protect consumer interests. 25m
Peter Cartwright

FILM & TV STUDIES
Film as art. Aesthetics and auteur theories. Hollywood studies. How audiences consume media. The emergence of digital media. 24m
Roberta Pearson

EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT
Designing assessment systems in schools and universities which accurately reflect the broader aims of the courses concerned. 38m
Roger Murphy 

PATCHWORK TEXTS
A new approach to assignments which uses a series of short pieces (patches) integrated by a reflective commentary (stitching). 24m  
Peter Ovens

SOCIOLOGY OF WORK

How work fits within the broader context of society, culture and economy. Organisational behaviour. Identity work. 24m  

Tony Watson   

FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES
Studying the psychology of fire and rescue service staff. Looking at issues such as attacks on fire fighters and effects on relatives. 17m 
Vivienne Brunsden

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY
Treating people equally whilst celebrating differences. Creating a level playing field so that people can all achieve within a community. 29m
Paul Andrew

SKILLS & LIFELONG LEARNING
Working with employers to develop flexible and workplace learning programmes that can be readily transported into industry. 21m
Pauline Wonders

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT
Helping students to develop their study, presentation, research, interpersonal, reference, group work and report writing skills. 17m
Kevin Gallagher

COACHING & MENTORING
Developing leadership and management effectiveness through the innovative techniques of coaching and mentoring. 19m
Angélique Du Toit

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Ensuring good governance and full accountability throughout industry and public life in developing countries such as Nigeria. 33m
Elewechi Okike

MUSIC MANAGEMENT
Exploring the world of professional music recording and live performance in both the commercial and subsidised sectors. 13m
David Patmore

ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT
Innovative ways of improving the performance and consistency of assessment marking in universities and professional bodies. 36m 
Gerard Lennox

ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
How people and places interact. How people are shaped by their places. How places are shaped by people. Insights into building design. 41m 
Christopher Spencer

PUBLIC SPEAKING
Getting your point across successfully in formal presentations to groups, conferences or social gatherings. Venture capital. 19m 
Paul Sykes

SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS
Understanding how social relationships form, develop and change in the online world and in the real world. 26m
Christina Prell

SECURITY IN NURSERIES
An expanding venture using new technology to keep children in day nurseries safe and improve communication with parents. 10m
George Bathurst

PSYCHOTHERAPY & E-LEARNING
Using novel electronic techniques to teach psychotherapy to students in eight different countries at the same time. 22m
Chris Blackmore

SOCIOLOGY
Complexity science & social change.  41m
David Byrne

PUBLIC LAW
Developments in public law over recent decades. Changes brought about through parliamentary devolution. Legal career choices. 41m
David Lambert

MISCARRIAGES OF JUSTICE
Youth offending and family courts. 35m
Lynne Wrennall

MATHEMATICS TEACHING
Understanding the relationships between teaching and learning mathematics. Research based teacher education. 31m
Jo Boaler

LAW
Criminal law, conflict of laws, matrimonial property & corporate manslaughter. 50m
Chris Clarkson

HOW CHILDREN LEARN
Using empirical studies and neural network modelling to understand how infants and toddlers learn about categories and language. 24m
Jessica Horst

GENETIC DISORDERS
Social aspects of genetic disorders. The sociology of everyday life. Family narratives. Social theory of time. Genetic counselling. 26m
Maggie Gregory

GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
Global citizenship & international education. Globalisation, education and the curriculum. Gender and global citizenship education. 23m
Harriet Marshall

FUTURE SKILLS
The future of work, skills and employability in the knowledge economy. Global labour markets. Graduate employability. 40m
Philip Brown

FACTORIES OF THE FUTURE
Rapid prototyper. An advanced fabrication technology that can copy itself with far reaching implications for capitalism and climate change. 29m
Adrian Bowyer

ETHICS & COMPUTING
The social and ethical implications of computing and artificial intelligence. Socially beneficial applications for new technologies. 25m
Blay Whitby

ANALYSING EXPERTISE
The nature and sociology of scientific knowledge. Public understanding and science education. The nature of skills, expertise and experience. 43m
Harry Collins & Rob Evans

AUTISM
Cognitive psychology, autism, asperger syndrome and gender differences. 17m
John Lawson

CONSERVATION
Anthropology, primates, rainforests & the urgent need for conservation measures. 37m
Simon Bearder

CREATIVE WRITING
Literature, language, teaching, learning, creativity and creative writing. 19m
Jane Spiro

DEATH STUDIES
The sociology of death, dying and bereavement. Networks and religion as social supports in mourning. 28m
Tony Walter

DIABETES
DESMOND - Innovative project of education and self management for diabetes patients. 53m
Marian Carey

DIGITAL MAPPING
Digital mapping and the challenges posed by new innovations. 36m
W Mackaness

EDUCATION
Making a real difference in schools.  29m
Peter Tymms

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
Artificial Intelligence in Education. Human Centred Technology. Interactive educational TV. E-learning in the post-16 sector. 35m
Ben Du Boulay

ENTERPRISE
Enterprise, innovation and the Cambridge Science Park. 42m
Dominic Mikulin

ENTERPRISING SCHOOLS 
New Heys - School of  enterprise. 24m
Sarah Hanlon

EUROPEAN STUDIES
Expanding the definition of security from a purely military perspective to encompass freedom from poverty, ill heath or government intrusion. 14m
Claire Malcolm

FUTURE SCHOOLS
Designs & ideas for the schools of the future. 36m
Joseph Gazdula

GENDER & SEXUALITY
Representations in media, advertising and fashion. 37m
Dee Amy-Chinn

LOW FEE PRIVATE SCHOOLING
The emergence of low-fee private schooling in India and other economically developing countries. 43m
Prachi Srivastava

NEURO LINGUISTIC PROGRAMMING
A popular approach to communication and personal development. 21m
Jane Mathison

PFI IN HEALTHCARE
Public Finance Initiative and other trends in the funding and provision of healthcare. 65m
Mark Hellowell

RELIGION
Contemporary issues in education, religion and religious education. 75m
Eleanor Nesbitt

SOCIAL SCIENCES
Research, teaching and tutoring in social science. American social and cultural history. Counterculture. Sociology of education. 32m
Richard Watermeyer

STUDENT LIFE
The work of a student adviser for Law students. How student has changed in recent years. 34m
Katrina Dunbar