Externally-funded research projects
Joint grant (with Duncan Liefferink, Nijmegen University) for a workshop on ‘Pioneers and Leaders in Polycentric Climate Governance (PiLePoC)’ in Hull on 15-16 September. 2016.
Workshop co-organiser together with D. Liefferink. Funder: EU COST and INOGOV (Innovations in Climate governance) programme. Duration: June 2016 – March 2017. Grant: €15,000.
Research team member for ‘ECOREST - More effective Ecosystem Restoration in the EU’ project. 17 research teams from 11 European countries, five agencies, four nature conservation trusts and industry/conservation groups. Funder: EU Horizon 2020. Duration: March 2016 to August 2018. Total funding: €6,884,835. Funding for Hull-based research team: €1,100,883.
Principle Investigator for European Commission co-funded international workshop and book project Still Taking the Lead? The European Union in International Climate Change Politics. The workshop took place in Hull on 24-25 September 2015. Duration: August 2015 – March 2016. Grant: €3,000.
Joint grant (with Duncan Liefferink and James Connelly) for University of Nijmegen (co-funded international workshop and edited book on The European Union in International Climate Change Politics. Still Taking A Lead? The workshop took place in Hull on 24-25 September 2015. Duration: August 2015 –December 2016. Grant: €2,200.
Principle Investigator for British Academy funded project ‘The Ecological Modernisation of Structurally Disadvantaged Coastal European Maritime Port Cities’. Co-researchers: James Connelly (Politics), Sally Eden (Geography), Mike Elliott (Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies), Andy Jonas (Geography) and Elizabeth Monaghan (Politics). Duration: 1.9.2013-15.8.2016. Grant: £10,000.
Research team member for EU FP7 funded research project entitled ‘Vectors of Change in Oceans and Seas Marine Life, Impact on Economic Sectors (Vectors)’. Interdisciplinary research project carried out by 37 research teams from 14 European countries. Research lead: Plymouth Marine Laboratory. Lead coordinator for the interdisciplinary Hull University based research team: Mike Elliott. Duration: 2011- 2015. Overall grant for VECTORS: €16.33 million. Funding for the Hull-based research team: £394,000.
Principle Investigator for EU Commission funded workshop and book project on ‘The European Union as a Leader in International Climate Change Politics’. Duration: August 2008-May 2009. Grant: €13,100.
Principle Investigator for British Academy grant for ‘The Role of the EU Presidency: Britain and Germany Compared’. Duration: April 2007 - May 2009. Grant: £6,368.
Principle Investigator for Anglo-German Foundation (AGF) grant for ‘The Politics of Emission Trading. An Anglo-German Comparison’. Duration: January 2005- October 2006. Grant: £4,000.
Principle Investigator for an ESRC funded project on ‘Innovation in Environmental Governance: A Comparative Analysis of New Environmental Policy Instruments (NEPIs)’. Co-researchers: Andrew Jordan (University of East Anglia) and Anthony Zito (University of Newcastle). Duration: May 2000 to March 2003. The project was graded ‘outstanding’ by the ESRC. Grant: £73,110.
Principle Investigator for Anglo-German Foundation grant for ‘The EU Presidency in the Environmental, Agricultural and Transport Fields. An Anglo-German Comparison Across Time and Different Policy Areas’. January 1998-March 2000. Grant: £4,999.
Principle Investigator for Anglo-German Foundation grant for ‘Parliamentary Scrutiny Committees and Governmental Advisory Committees. An Anglo-German Comparison’. Grant: £4,000.
Principle Investigator for Nuffield Foundation grant for ‘Environmental Issues and the Alpine and Northern European Union Enlargement’. Principal investigator. Co-researcher: Dr Helene Sjursen (University of Oslo). Grant: £5,000.
Principle Investigator for Anglo-German Foundation grant for ‘Britain and Germany and the Role of the EC Presidency in the Environmental Field’. Grant: £3,990.
ESRC grant to present the findings of a research project on ‘new’ environmental policy instruments (NEPIs) and the Future Governance Programme in April 2003. Grant: £690.
University of London grant to undertake fieldwork in Brussels, Bonn and Berlin for six months. Duration: 1991-1992. Grant: £2,000.
Joint ESRC grant for setting up the ‘Interdisciplinary Research Network on the Environment and Society’ (IRNES) of which I was a founding member. Duration: 1990-1992. Grant: two grants of £2,000.
Internal University of Hull grants above £1,000
Principle Investigator for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) funded international workshop on ‘Still Taking the Lead? The European Union in International Climate Change Politics’, Duration: 10 May 2015 - 31 October 2015. Grant: £2,000.
Joint Principle Investigator for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) funded workshop on ‘The Ecological Modernisation of Structurally Disadvantaged Coastal Maritime Cities: Hull and Bremerhaven Compared’, CO-PIs: James Connelly and Elizabeth Monaghan. Duration: January – October 2014. Grant: £6,000.
Principle Investigator for University of Hull funded project on ‘Environmental NGOs and Businesses in European Climate Change Governance: Towards the Ecological Modernisation of the EU, Member States, Cities and Societies’. Co-researchers James Connelly (Politics), Sally Eden (Geography), David Gibbs (Geography), Andy Jonas (Geography) and Elizabeth Monaghan (Politics). Duration: March – June 2012. Grant: £4,000.
Principle Investigator for Hull Environmental Research Institute (HERI) seed-corn funding to set up an EU water framework directive research group. (2014) Grant: £5,000
Principle Investigator for University of Hull Faculty Strategic Research Fund to research and explore follow-up projects on ‘new’ environmental policy instruments. Grant: £1,900