January 31, 1997

University of Edinburgh

Research grants

Dr J. Russell, Pounds 166,820 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (sex steroid-dependent modulation of signalling by noradrenergic neurones); Professor G. Leng, Pounds 110,620 from Medical Research Council (K-opoids and vasopressin neurones); Dr R Carroll, Pounds ,940 from MRC (psychological aspects and quality of life assessment following liver transplantation); Dr J. Wishart, Pounds 28,617 from MRC (supplement); Dr R. Williams, Pounds 33,284 from Economic and Social Research Council (innovative management of innovation in British companies, international comparative study); Dr J. Quinn, Pounds 92,444 from BBSRC (identification of DNAse I hypersensitive sites correlated with preprotachkinin A gene).

European funds

Professor R. Morris, Pounds 45,933 from the European Science Foundation (structural basis of hippocampal synaptic plasticity associated with spatial learning); Dr E. Klein, Pounds 28,160 from the Commission (supplement in support of research); Professor M. Jack, Pounds 68,461 from EC (application of voice processing in automated banking services).

Queen's University, Belfast Charities

Dr M. O'Hare, Pounds 22,510 from Royal Victoria Hospital Funds (research into fat digestion); Dr U. Chakravarthy, Pounds 82,679 from Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (microvascular disease susceptibility in diabetes and polymorphisms in gene encoding vasoactive agents).

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