October 27, 1994

UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW Research grant Robert Turnbull and Kenway Smith, Pounds 2.3 million from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (the state of the universe in the first fraction of a second after "Big Bang" and developing advanced radiation detectors using gallium arsenide technology).

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY OF BELFAST Research contracts Alun Evans, Pounds 134,218 from the Northern Regional Health Authority (NHS research and development programme on cardiovascular disease and stroke DC15; genetic determinants of the serum cholesterol response to weight loss); K. R. Seddon, Pounds 80,000 from the British Petroleum Company (Extra Mural Research Award -- ionic liquids); J. G. McGeown, Pounds 69,370 from Wellcome Trust (systematic structural and functional investigation of interactions between calcium removal mechanisms/isolated gastric myocytes).

Research grants John Geddes, Pounds 338,048 from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (coincidence studies of electron transfer and emission during ion-surface interactions).

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