October 25, 1996


European funds Professor R. Herbert, Pounds 122,499 from the European Commission environment programme (study of programme of role of buffering capacities in stabilising coastal lagoon ecosystems); Mr A. Cairns, Drs P. Gregor and I. Ricketts, Pounds 131,376 from the TIDE commission programme (study of Sign PS - interactive printing systems); Professor D. Nicholls, Pounds 65,570 from the BIOMED commission programme (study of pharmacology of metabotropic glutamate receptors - their role in physiology and pathology).

UNIVERSITY OF READING Charities Dr V. Jones, Pounds 20,192 from Leverhulme Trust (gender and the Italian novel); Graduate School of European and International Studies, Pounds 58,441 from the Leverhulme Trust (Germany and the future of European security); Professor M. Biddiss and Dr T. Rajak, Pounds 1,669 from the Wellcome Trust (gynacea and late 16th-century gynaecology); Dr G. Meen, Pounds 44,534 from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (home ownership sustainability cycles and economic growth in the UK); Dr S. Williams, Pounds 25,096 from the Daphne Jackson Memorial Fellowship (fellowship award); Professor P. Mosley, Pounds 37,812 from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation (research on obstacles to the diffusion of the green revolution in Africa); Professor P. Lowry, Pounds 56,371 from the Wellcome Trust (prize fellowship).

RESEARCH CONTRACTS Dr J. Wann, Pounds 48,957 from Action Research (perception in development coordination disorder); Professor C. Chaplin, Pounds 30,000 from Amerada Hess Ltd and and Pounds 30,000 from BP Exploration Operating Co. Ltd. and Pounds 30,000 from Bridon International Ltd. and Pounds 30,000 from Haggie Rand Ltd and Pounds 30,000 from Petrobras (rope research club);

Dr R. Phipps, Pounds 30,000 from BOCM-Pauls (specific supplements for dairy cows fed maize silage); Professor C. McCann, Pounds 128,000 from British Gas Research and Technology (reservoir permeability from seismic data); Dr G. McKee, Pounds 36,940 from British Telecom Laboratories (BT studentship - agent-based virtual design environments): Mr C. Gray, Pounds 24,000 from the Concrete Society (rationalisation of reinforcement in reinforced concrete); Dr R. Gilchrist, Pounds 24,316 from the dean and chapter of Norwich Cathedral (archeological assessment); Professor A. Lettington, Pounds 38,556 from the Defence Research Agency (millimetre wave imaging research); Drs S. Booth, J. Ogden and Professor K. Baker, Pounds 147,280 from the Department of Trade and Industry (teaching company scheme DTI/Hambro Countrywide Relocation plc); Dr H. Grubb, Pounds 21,018 from Elf Enterprise Caledonia Ltd (technology transfer of uncertainty estimation techniques in AVO migration inversion); Dr P. Johnes, Pounds 55,800 from Ensis Ltd (lakes classification and monitoring phase II); Professor J. Marsh, Pounds 20,000 from Hunting Technical Services Ltd (quality control procedures for land use data derived from remote sensing technology); Professor G. Jeronimidis, Pounds 35,644 from Marlec Engineering Co (passive blade pitching for overspeed control of a Hawt); Dr J. Bishop, Pounds 32,340 from Meta Technology Ltd (neuro vision development specification) and Pounds 45,000 from Metal Technology Ltd (development of a robotic control system); Professor B. Hoskins, Pounds 118,063 from the Meteorological Office (Langrangian behaviour of the atmosphere and its representation in models); Professor K. Browning, Pounds 54,246 from the Met Office (readership post to investigate drag and lift forces on mountains); Messrs. J. Wright and R. Vaughan, Pounds 394,388 from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (commissioned work); Professor D. Beever, Pounds 405,583 from MAFF (methane emissions); Mr G. Dugdale, Pounds 20,000 from Natural Resources Institute (weather typing - Phase III).

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