Grants

March 14, 1997

Queen's University, Belfast (continued) European funds.

Dr D. Todd, Pounds 287,783 from the EU (fish pancreas disease); Dr F. Menzies, Pounds 59,420 from the EU: Aquafact (salmon farm epidemiology); Dr D. Roberts, Pounds 55,785 from the EU (high resolution temporal and spatial study of the benthic biology and geochemistry of a north-eastern Atlantic abyssal locality) and Pounds 50,282 from EU: Department of Marine, Ireland (development of an integrated system of quality control in production of pacific oysters in Bannow Bay, Wexford); Dr W. Kernohan, Pounds 113,821 from the EU: Telematics (development of European service for information on research and education); Professor M. Baillie, Pounds 64,000 from EU (analysis of dendrochronological variability and associated natural climates in Eurasia during the last 10,000 years); Professor W. Swindall, Pounds 2,738,366 from European Regional Development Fund (extension of the Questor Centre to develop clean technology and demonstration technology); Dr R. Mirakhur, Pounds 21,000 from EU:Organon-Teknika (clinical trials); Dr A. Marshall, Pounds 58,536 from EU: Portugal Telecom (B3004 fasion-net/termin.); Professor D. Hitchens, Pounds 99,840 from EU (human dimensions - competitiveness and environmental compliance); Professor F. Gordon, Pounds 222,422 from EU (Nephrops biomass in the Irish sea); Professor T. Whittaker, Pounds 28,455 from EU (probabilistic design tools for vertical breakwaters); Professor A. Evans, Pounds 162,602 from EU: Biomed II (multinational monitoring of trends and determinants in cardiovascular disease); Professor C. Gibson and Dr M. Service, Pounds 247,192 from EU: Interreg/Dept. of Env. NI (trophic status of Loughs Foyle and Carlingford).

University of Glasgow Charities

Drs A. Smith, J. Cleland and K. Patel, Pounds 52,161 from the British Heart Foundation (effects of dichloroacetate on exercise capacity and skeletal muscle metabolism in healthy volunteers and patients with chronic cardio-respiratory disease; Ms S. Duthie, Pounds 20,500 from the Pet Plan Charitable Trust (tumour necrosis factor receptors as prognostic markers in FIV infection); Professor P. Kemp and Dr J. Rugg, Pounds 52,991 from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (the impact on young people of the October 1996 changes to housing benefit).

Research contracts

Dr D. Rycroft, Pounds 25,262 from Cruachem Ltd. (investigation of phoshoramidites and related compounds using NMR spectroscopy); Professor J. O'Reilly, Pounds 237,700 from the Department of Trade and Industry (collaboration with British Aerospace Defence Ltd, Stirling Dynamics Ltd and the University of Strathclyde - computer-aided engineering options for new vehicle control systems); Hunterian Museum, Zoology Collection, Pounds 118,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (cataloguing and refurbishment of the entomology collection); Professor A. McGregor and Mr K. Richmond, Pounds 23,625 from Lothians & Edinburgh Enterprise Ltd. (labour supply and recruitment in the Lothians); Dr L. Macpherson, Mrs V. Binnie and Professor K. Stephen, Pounds 24,362 from the Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education (oral cancer prevention and detection: a continuing multi-professional education programme); Professor J. Hough and Drs N. Robertson, H. Ward and G. Newton, Pounds 2,680 from the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (laser interferometer for the development of advanced suspension systems for gravational wave detectors); Drs N. McKeganey, M. Barnard, R. Hammersley, B. Johnstone, W. Morrison and Mr I. Swann, Pounds 1,970 from the Scottish Office Home and Health Department (drug injectors risk behaviour in relation to non-fatal overdose); Dr S. Barnett, Pounds 111,8 from the Wellcome Trust (role of c-Jun and c-Fos in the regulation of glial cell growth and differentiation).

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