Durham University

Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease

Research Awards & Grants

The Centre for the History of Medicine and Disease has been awarded the following grants:

  • 2013-14: Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship: "Medical Confidentiality and Patient Privacy in Historical Perspective" (Maehle): £22,461
  • 2013: Durham University, Seedcorn Funding, ‘History of Puberty’ (Sauerteig), £5,000
  • 2011-12: Wellcome Research Expenses Grant: "Reproductive Knowledge and the Popular Medical Enlightenment in Germany, c1750-1850 (Pranghofer): £2,613
  • 2011-12: Wolfson Small Grant, Wolfson Research Institute (Kennaway): £1,445
  • 2011: Wolfson Small Grant to support "The Foetus Goes Public Exhibition and Lecture Series", Wolfson Research Institute (Sauerteig, Pranghofer): £1,500
  • 2011: "The Stimulated Body and the Arts: The Nervous System and Nervousness in the History of Aesthetics" Conference Grant, Wellcome Trust (Kennaway): £3,875
  • 2010: Christopherson/Knott Fellowship for "Historicizing Stem Cell Research", (Maehle): £7,500
  • 2010: SSHM Conference Grant, Wellcome Trust (Maehle & Sauerteig): £14,150
  • 2009: Conference Grant, Wolfson Research Institute (Maehle, Sauerteig, Pranghofer): £3,826
  • 2009-12: Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship: 'Pathological Sounds: The History of Music as a Threat to the Nerves' (Kennaway, sponsored by Maehle and Sauerteig): £148,880
  • 2008-09: Wellcome Trust Masters Studenthsip (Maehle, Baker): £21,438
  • 2007-12: Wellcome Trust Strategic Award: 'Knowledge, Ethics and Representation of Medicine and Health - Historical Perspectives' (Atkins, Maehle, Sauerteig): £ 376,340
  • 2007-08: Wellcome Trust Research Leave Award (Maehle): £ 37,403
  • 2006-08: Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship (Roberts): £64,197
  • 2006: British Academy Small Research Grant (McClive): £7,307
  • 2005-08: Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship (McCleery, Maehle) "Physicians of the Body and Physicians of the Soul: Medicine and Religion in Medieval Portugal": £ 143,760
  • 2005-07: Wellcome Trust PhD Research Expenses Grant (Pranghofer): "Visualisations of the Human Body in Anatomical Discourses in Early Modern Europe": £ 1,500
  • 2005-06: Wellcome Trust Research Leave Award (Atkins) "Milk, pure or poisonous? The history of a key food andits health consequences, 1850-1860": £51,425
  • 2005: Conference Grant, Wolfson Research Institute (Sauerteig): £ 2,500
  • 2004/05: Wellcome Trust Masters Studentship (Maehle, Pagett): £ 13,510
  • 2004 and 2005: Society for Social History of Medicine Conference Grants (Sauerteig): £ 500, £ 750
  • 2003-08: Wellcome Trust University Award (Sauerteig) "A Comparative History of Sex Education of Children and Adolescents in England and (West) Germany, 1880s-1970s": £ 206,753
  • 2003-08: Wellcome Trust Enhancement Award (Maehle) "Justifying Medicine: Historical Perspectives": £ 192,906
  • 2003: British Academy and Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) small Research Grant (Peña): £ 5,000
  • 2000-03: Wellcome Trust History of Medicine Project Grant (Maehle, Halliwell) "The Impact of the Receptor Concept on 20th Century Pharmacology": £ 111,342
  • 2002: Wellcome Trust Conference Grant (Maehle, Roberts): £ 1,246
  • Wellcome Trust Research Leavel Grant (Pena-Boulton): £ 80,686
  • Natural Environment Research Council Grant (Roberts et al): £ 216,281
  • Rockefeller Foundation Grant (Pruell): $ 3,000
  • British Academy Small Research Grant (Pena-Boulton): £ 5,000