The School of Humanities and Social Sciences runs a small research grant to support cross-discipline and department research projects.

Department of China Studies is organising a collective research project across various departments at the School and the University, called The Urban Project.The Urban Project.

Dr Xianwen Kuang (Department of Media and Communication) and Dr Rining Wei (Department of Applied Linguistics) are leading a project called The International Framing of Traditional Chinese Medicine: A Content Analysis of News Reports from 10 Countries.

Dr Dragan Pavlićević (Department of China Studies) and Dr Nicole Talmacs (Department of International Studies) are leading a project called The China Question: Contestations and Adaptations.