1995-1996, Following the West? The challenge of diversity. A comparative analysis of British and Polish press. Funded by the Soros Foundation (Research Support Scheme; contract RSS/HESP No. 598/1995, c. $20,000. In cooperation with Jacek H. Kolodziej, Jagiellonian University, Krakow and Ian Connell, University of Wolverhampton.
This was my first externally funded project. Dr Jacek Kolodziej (now professor) and I had a good idea for research. And absolutely no experience of funding applications.