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Grants and partnerships

Some of the recent awards and partnerships we have secured.

Selected grants to PEI and PEI members

  • The Leverhulme Centre for the Study of Value, Leverhulme award, 2012 (Sarah Bracking, Philip Woodhouse).
  • Climate Change, Justice and Vulnerability in Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency 2012-2013 (Sarah Lindley and John O’Neill).
  • Motivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of Biodiversity (BIOMOT) European Commission, FP7, 2011-2015  (John O’Neill, Ada Wossink, Paul Knights, Michael Scott).
  • Climate Change, Insurance and Social Justice Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2011 (John O’Neill).
  • Participation in International Networks.
  • ESRC: Value in the Domestic Moral Economy of the Asia-Pacific Region (Principal Investigator: Karen Sykes), 2010-2014.
  • The Leverhulme Trust: Major Research Fellowship for project on 'Trafficking, Forced Labour and the Contemporary UK Economy', awarded to Nicola Phillips, 2010-2013.
  • ESRC: Research seminars series on 'Unfree Labour' (Principal Investigator: Nicola Phillips; co-investigators: Stephanie Barrientos, Uma Kothari, John O'Neill, Wendy Olsen, Hillel Steiner, Karen Sykes), 2009-2011.
  • Chronic Poverty Research Centre: Research Grant on 'Vulnerable Workers in Global Production Networks: Case Studies of Forced and Trafficked Labour in Brazil and India' (Principal Investigator: Nicola Phillips), 2009-2010.
  • Hallsworth Trust, University of Manchester: Conference grant for event on 'Financialisation and Environment: The Implications for Environmental Governance of the Financial Crisis', 2010.
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation: Research grant on 'Justice, Vulnerability and Climate Change: An Integrated Framework' (Principal Investigator: John O'Neill; co-investigators: Kevin Anderson, Hillel Steiner, Martin O'Neill, Sarah Lindley, Nigel Lawson, Richard Starkey), 2010-2011.
  • ESRC: Research Network on 'Rising Powers and Global Standards' (Principal Investigator: Khalid Nadvi), 2009-2011.

Selected international partnerships

  • Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT)
  • European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE)