External Funding

ERMeCC researchers have a strong track record in securing external funding. Current and recent research projects include:

Current projects

Recent projects

  • Film Tourism in China.
    Min Xu, MA. Grant: CSC PhD Scholarship.
    Supervisor(s): Prof. dr. Stijn Reijnders and Dr. Seon Kim.

  • Elvis has finally left de building? Boundary work, whiteness and the reception of rock music in a comparative perspective.
    Julian Schaap, MSc. Grant: PhD in the Humanities. Supervisor(s): Koen van EijckPauwke Berkers.
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  • Persuasive Gaming. From theory-based design to validation and back.
    Prof. dr. Joost Raessen (UU) & Prof. dr. Jeroen Jansz. Grant: Top Sector Creative Industries
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  • Boundaries by design. How Dutch and American Designers Navigate Multiple Fields.
    Dr. Laura Braden. Grant: VENI-project.
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  • Social Media, Credibility and Online Engagement among Young Adults in China
    Qiong Gong, MA. Grant: CSC PhD Scholarship. Supervisor(s): Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen & Dr. Marc Verboord.

  • Health communication Research Among the Chinese Hui Ethnic Minority Group in Shenyang city
    Lei Yang MA. Grant: CSC PhD Scholarship. Supervisor(s): Prof. dr. Jeroen Jansz en Dr. Yuping Mao.

  • Online stedelijk erfgoed: de sociaal-culturele waarde van participatieve erfgoedwebsites
    NWO-Kiem.  Dr. Arno van der Hoeven

  • Behind the scenes of Dutch Fashion: Bridging the gap between independent fashion designers, craftsmen and fashion intermediaries
    NWO-Kiem. Dr. Mariangela Lavanga.

  • Audiences of televised football: meanings given to race, ethnicity and gender.
    Dr. Jacco van Sterkenburg.
    Grant: EUR-fellowship

  • Prizes for Innovation - Impact analysis in the ICT for education sector
    Dr. Payal Arora

  • Popular music heritage, cultural memory and cultural identity. Localised popular music histories and their significance for music audiences and music industries in Europe
    Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen. Grant: HERA Joint Research project: POPID.
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  • Research Project “Huis voor de Journalistiek"
    Dr. Mijke Slot

  • The Fogland Game: Creating and validating a paper prototype of a game to fight smokers.
    Dr. Julia Kneer & Prof. dr. Jeroen Jansz. Grant: KIEM Creative Industries.
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  • Reading Suffering. An Empirical Enquiry into Emotional and Reflective Responses to Narratives of Mental Pain. 
    Emy Koopman, MSc. Grant: PhD in the Humanities. Supervisor(s): Prof. dr. Susanne Janssen, Dr. Els Andringa & Dr. Jemeljan Hakelmulder (UU).
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  • The Industrial Internet Project.
    Dr. Payal Arora. Grant: General Electric Fellowship.
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  • Journalism and the tensions of neoliberal democracy.
    Dr. Isabel Awad. Grant: VENI-project.

  • Cultural transmission and artistic exchanges in the Low Countries, 1572-1672: mobility of artists, works of art and artistic knowledge.
    Prof. dr. Filip Vermeylen. Grant: Free Competition.
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  • Virtual parks: conceptualizing leisure spaces in the digital age.
    Dr. Payal Arora. Grant: EUR-fellowship
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  • ICT and Social Cohesion at the Micro and Macro Level.
    By Dr. Marjon Schols. Grant: TNO & Funded by KPN. Supervisor(s): Prof. dr. Jos de Haan, Prof. dr. Jeroen Jansz & Prof. dr. Valerie Frissen.
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    • VICI-project 
      Director: Susanne Janssen. Cultural Classifications Systems in Transition. The Social Valuation of Cultural Goods in France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United states, 1955-2005. Project site
    • VENI-project 
      Stijn Reijnders. Media Tourism. Geographical Imagination in the World of James Bond and The Da Vinci Code.
    • VENI-project
      Laura BradenBoundaries by design. How Dutch and American Designers Navigate Multiple Fields. Project site 
  • PhD Project, sponsored by the Mondriaan Foundation
    Femke van Hest. The Representation of Dutch Visual Art on the Global Market Place. 
    Supervisor(s): Susanne Janssen & Jean Louis Fabiani (EHESS).

  • Council for the Judiciary
    Bernadette KesterEvaluation of the Press DirectiveInfo/NL-info

  • Teens creativity in a virtual world
    Jeroen Jansz in collaboration with Mijke Slot (ERMeCC/TNO) and Remco Pijpers (Stichting Mijn Kind Online). Funded by Digibewust & Digivaardig en Mediawijzernet.

  • EU Kids Online
    Jos de HaanMarc Verboord and Peter Nikken participate in the Dutch component of this large-scale European research project directed by Sonia Livingstone.

  • Kennisnetproject  
    Jeroen Jansz in collaboration with IVO Rotterdam: What do we know about positive and negative effects of playing video- and computergames?  

  • ESF SCH/SCSS Exporatory Workshop
    Erik HittersExploring Creative Cities: The Cultural and Economic Values of Cultural Industries Clusters.

  • PhD Project, co-funded by TNO
    Miriam van de KampWhere Corporate Culture and Local Markets Meet. Music and Film Majors in the Netherlands, 1990-2005
    Supervisor(s): Ton Bevers, Paul Rutten & Erik Hitters

  • Research projects, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW)
    Director: Jos de HaanThe Virtual Culture Buff. Public Interest in Cultural WebsitesInfo
    Directors: Jos de Haan & Susanne JanssenThe Digitisation of Culture (research on the use of digital media by institutions in the Dutch cultural field). Info

  • Research projects, commissioned by the Dutch Language Association
    Directors: Susanne Janssen & Kris Humbeeck (University of Antwerpen). Media Use and Information Needs of Producers, Mediators, and Readers of Fiction Books in the Netherlands, Flanders and Suriname. Info 
    Directors: Kris Humbeeck (University of Antwerpen) & Susanne Janssen. Working conditions and career development of Dutch and Flemish literary translatorsInfo