January 10, 1997

University of Edinburgh

Research grants

Dr B. Sheldon, Pounds 78,343 from NERC (research fellowship); Professor W. Hill, Pounds 30,302 from MRC (supplement); Dr M. Fransman, Pounds 34,292 from the ESRC (innovative management of innovation in British companies: an international comparative study); Messrs F. Mill and D. Clifton, Pounds 64,943 from EPSRC (development of manufacturing processes in gamma titanium); Dr P. Hayes, Pounds ,940 from MRC (psychological aspects and quality of life assessment following liver transplantation); Professor A. Ferguson, Pounds 113,609 from MRC (analysis of colorectal cancer susceptibility in high-risk individuals); Dr R. Harwood, Pounds 34,083 from NERC (modelling studies of the northern hemisphere winter stratosphere); Professor A. Wyllie, Pounds 113,609 from MRC (analysis of colorectal susceptibility in high risk individuals); Professor J. Kelly, Pounds 41,469 from MRC (modulation of 5-HTIB and 5-HTID receptor function by antidepressants one-year feasibility study); Dr W. Poon and Professor P. Pusey, Pounds 153,866 from BBSRC (biophysics of macromolecular crowding - comprehensive experimental study of model systems) and Pounds 75,119 from EPSRC (growth of large single colloidal crystals in external fluids) and with Professor M. Cates, Pounds 128,345 from Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (dispersions of particles in viscoelastic surfactant phases) and Pounds 292,330 from EPSRC (dynamics and phase transition kinetics in complex fluids); Dr J. Cooke, Pounds 114,785 from Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils (support of computer programmer - Starlink project); Drs K. Bowler, B. Pendleton, D. Richards and Professors R. Kenway, P. Higgs, Pounds 185,560 from PPARC (towards the solution of quantum field theory). Dr J. Dunlop and Professor A. Lawrence, Pounds 114,366 from PPARC (the cosmological evolution of dust and gas in active chambers) and Pounds 60,800 from PPARC (PATT rolling grant); Dr N. Macleod, Pounds 93,548 from BBSRC (in support of research - joint project with Inst. of Animal Health and Lasswade Laboratory).

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