October 10, 1997

Lancaster University


Professor P. Ayres and Dr. S. Andrew, Pounds 83,000 from North West Cancer Research Fund (flow cytometer).

Research contracts

Dr D. Worthington, Pounds 38,430 from National Health Service (variations in access, uptake and equity: radiology service); Mrs J. Davies and Professor D. Otley, Pounds 84,941 from NHS (organisation and management of primary healthcare); Professor A. Gatrell, Pounds 38,677 (equity and access to cardiac services); Dr C. Pooley and Ms S. Hollis, Pounds 74,873 from the NHS (diabetes, service provision and patient empowerment); Professor R. Clough, Pounds 61,497 from NHS (assessment in community care: disputed territory); Dr D. Worthington, Pounds 80,755 from NHS (information support for healthcare purchasing); Professor P. Diggle, Pounds 36,450 from NHS (epidemiology study of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus in childhood); Dr C. Thomas, Professor K. Soothill and Mr B. Francis, Pounds 111,057 from the NHS (psycho-social needs of cancer patients); Dr M. Edmonds, Pounds 38,496 from Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA (air power studies).

Research grants

Professor H. Graham, Pounds 475,073 from Economic and Social Research Council (health variations research programme); Dr E. Shove, Pounds 32,140 from ESRC (organisational and cultural change in construction stage 1).

Royal Holloway, London


Dr J. Couso, Pounds 91,238 from the Leverhulme Trust (development and evolution of the antenna in dipteran insects).

Research councils

Dr R. Schack, Pounds 45,936 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (quantum chaos and quantum information); Dr S. Cutting, Pounds 41,168 from the Medical Research Council (novel method for heterrologous antigen presentation).

University of Huddersfield


Professor N. Parton, Pounds 53,302 from the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (child protection and applied childhood studies).

Research contracts

Professor P. Barnes, Pounds 49,849 from the Ministry of Defence (production and characterisation of novel modified carbon) and Pounds 156,000 from ICI (preparation, characterisation and control for materials using advanced reaction rate controlled thermal methods); Drs S. Barrans, D. Hall and Professor D. Little, Pounds 60,000 from Northern Plastics and Tempest and Dibb (recraft project 006: stress analysis design and development of a large rotational mineral); Professor D. Little, Pounds 62,510 from the Department of Trade and Industry (teaching company scheme with Structherm Ltd.): Professor N. Marr, Pounds 82,010 from the DTI (teaching company scheme with Batoyle Ltd.); Professor N. Raynes, Pounds 47,575 from the Department of Health (effective use of the law in inspections).

Research grants

Professor P. Barnes, Pounds 182,238 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (enhanced thermal methods and their applications in catalysis); Professor J. Mason, Pounds ,000 from EPSRC (approximation algorithms for data fusion in metrology); Dr J. Pearson, Pounds 75,262 from the EPSRC (fire-retardant surface engineered textiles); Dr D. Ramsden, Pounds 40,000 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council/Allied Colloids (joint equipment research initiative) European funds

Dr A. Wood, Pounds 78,571 from the EU (sustainable wetland management in Illubador Zone, South-west Ethiopia).

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