Research Grants

The following are current grants held by members of the Centre for Brain and Behaviour that are of particular relevance:

Addressing key evidence gaps in the science of insect sentience
Lars Chittka
£719,449 Good Ventures Foundation (01-01-2024 - 31-12-2026)
PhD Programme: Gambling Harms
Janelle Jones and Jessica Blais
£156,538 GambleAware (01-02-2022 - 30-09-2026)
A life course approach to understanding ADHD among women
Jessica Blais and Stamatina Iliodromiti
£491,760 MRC Medical Research Council (01-08-2023 - 31-07-2026)
Generalisation from limited experience: how to solve the problem of induction
Elisabetta Versace
£269,334 Leverhulme Trust (23-08-2021 - 31-03-2026)
Enhancing national cyber resilience via SME cyber security and digital responsibility
Maria Bada
£328,119 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-09-2023 - 28-02-2026)
Freedom of choice in decision-making: Introspecting the cause of our actions-GRANT TRANSFER
Lucie Charles
£395,472 ESRC Economic and Social Research Council (01-10-2022 - 16-11-2025)
NimblaAI - PI: Lars Chittka
Lars Chittka
£160,851 EPSRC - EU Scheme (01-10-2022 - 30-09-2025)
NIH: Zebrafish addiction screen
Caroline Brennan
£466,209 NIH National Institutes of Health - USA (01-08-2018 - 31-05-2025)
Sleep and circadian interactions with sensory sensitivity in adults with intellectual disabilities
Valdas Noreika, Margherita Malanchini and Giorgia Michelini
£103,228 Baily Thomas Charitable Fund, The (01-11-2023 - 30-04-2025)
The neural basis of inter-species communication
Valdas Noreika
£155,098 BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (14-02-2024 - 13-04-2025)
Smart sensors for a wearable-free and contactless virtual ward at home
Sayid-Khalid Rajab, Akram Alomainy and Janelle Jones
£396,048 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (01-10-2022 - 31-01-2025)
Building spatial maps from visual and self-motion inputs
Guifen Chen
£492,794 BBSRC Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (01-02-2022 - 31-01-2025)
Foundations of Animal Sentience
Lars Chittka
£11,651 EU Commission - Horizon 2020 (01-01-2020 - 31-12-2024)
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship, ‘Perceiving people from voices’ - Nadine Lavan
Nadine Lavan
£308,606 Wellcome Trust (01-09-2020 - 30-11-2024)
Number space mapping in the brain
Caroline Brennan
£220,428 EU Commission - Horizon 2020 (01-11-2019 - 31-10-2024)
Early Career Fellowship: Dr Alexander Mielke-GRANT TRANSFER
Alexander Mielke
£39,083 Leverhulme Trust (01-07-2023 - 31-10-2024)
Black Women's Identity and Depression Study 2
Janelle Jones
£9,989 NIHR National Institute for Health Research (01-02-2023 - 30-09-2024)
Assessing Organisational DSbD Awareness and Readiness
Maria Bada
£15,553 ESRC Economic and Social Research Council (01-04-2022 - 31-07-2024)
Neuronal Basis of Cross-modal sensory integration for navigation
Guifen Chen
£19,906 Royal Society (21-03-2022 - 31-07-2024)
Determinants of information selection-resubmission
Isabelle Mareschal
£299,588 Leverhulme Trust (04-01-2021 - 10-07-2024)
EPSRC Core Equipment Award 2022
Wen Wang, Isabelle Mareschal, Massimo Poesio and Michael Reece
£875,000 EPSRC Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (03-01-2023 - 02-07-2024)
Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowships 2021 - Generalisation using sparse data: From animal to artificial systems
Elisabetta Versace
£61,325 Royal Society (01-11-2021 - 30-06-2024)
Research career re-entry fellowship: The neural markers of cognitive reserve-GRANT TRANSFER
Daniel Bor
£220,316 Wellcome Trust (01-10-2021 - 22-06-2024)