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Leverhulme Award for Professor Holdsworth
Professor Clare Holdsworth has been awarded a highly prestigious Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship award, entitled 'The Social Life of Busyness in an Age of De-acceleration’, Valued at over £152,000, this will be focus for Clare for the next three years and help strengthen capacity in Human Geography at Keele University.
The project will explore the diversity of experiences of busyness, including how it is performed across the life course and individual differences in experiencing busyness as stressful or therapeutic. It will address the association between being busy and being productive and the extent to which busyness is a sovereign expression of time.