July 11, 1997

University of Central England

Research contracts

Professor J. Low, Pounds 60,000 from the Midlands Study Centre (development of built environment professionals); Jubilee Arts and the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, Pounds 36,000 from the Arts Council of England (three-year media arts in education initiative).

European funds

Department of Visual Communication, Pounds 1 million from the European Regional Development Fund (establish and equip an interactive multimedia centre).

Anglo-European College of Chiropractic Charities Dr A. Breen, Pounds 60,000 from the Henry Smith Charity (digital spinal research); Professor B. Kliger, Pounds 22,144 from the Maurice Laing Foundation (to support the work of the Open Forum for Chiropractic and Osteopathic Education).

University of Wales, Bangor Research contracts Dr D. Johnson, Pounds 53,098 from British Nuclear Fuels Ltd (treatment of acid mine waters) and Pounds 18,000 from BNFL (bioremediation of water containing xenobiotics); Mrs S. Walsh, Pounds 22,083 from the Sports Council (developing navigational skills); Drs J. Witcombe, D. Harris and D. Virk, Pounds 402,528 from the Overseas Development Agency (participation crop improvement).

Research grants Professor J. Farrar, Pounds 192,116 from Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (simplified source sink system); Drs G. Jackson, S Jackson, Professor S. Tipper (32,702 from the Medical Research Council (electrophysiological correlates of age-related cognitive); Professor R. King, Pounds 65,357 from the Economic and Social Research Council (the origins and operation of super-max); Dr D. Thomas, Pounds 24,703 from the Natural Environment Research Council (biogeochemistry of Antarctic sea ice); Professor K. O'Grady, Pounds 108,597 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (magnetic studies of metal evaporated sape); Professor R. Chantrell, Pounds 75,869 from EPSRC (study of microstructure and magnetic properties of advanced metal particulate recording media); Mr R. Wynne, Pounds 466,806 from ACAC (development of key stage II materials); Dr D. Johnson, Pounds 53,098 from the Environment Agency (treatment of acid mine waters).

European funds Dr M. North, Pounds 55,172 from CEC (development of new asymmetric catalysts for chemical manufacturing); Dr D. Bowers, Pounds 26,000 from CEC (water quality and circulation in the South Irish Sea); Dr W. Wuster, Pounds 25,000 from CEC (South American bites and stings programme).

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