January 19, 1996

QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST. Charities. Dr A. Stitt, Pounds 113,000 from the British Diabetic Association (to finance Dr Stitt's work at the Picower Institute in New York for a year with Dr H. Vlassara's Group); Professor M. McKervey, Pounds 74,549 from the Wellcome Trust (study of active site probes for enzymes that process the amyloid precursor protein of Alzheimer's disease).

Research Contracts

Professor D. Richardson, Pounds 203,187 from Department of Health (MMSc/MOrth Course); Dr J. McElnay, Pounds 91,765 from DHSS:Community Care (a controlled study on the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of community pharmacist involvement in the care of asthma patients); Dr D.A. Woolfson in collaboration with the University of Ulster, Dublin City University and the University of Limerick, Pounds 107,605 from Industrial Research and Technology Unit of the Department of Economic Development (financial support for the establishment of the biomedical and environmental sensor technology centre); Professor J. Spencer, Pounds 199,100 from DHSS (Centre for Child Care: research); Dr F. Wright, Pounds 266,269 from IRTUDED (establishment of a biotechnology innovation centre); Professor E. K. Beatty, Pounds 69,000 from IRTUDED (financial assistance for the implementation and management of the ATTRACTION project in Northern Ireland); Professor E. K.Beatty in collaboration with University College Dublin, Pounds 236,090 from IRTUDED (establishment of a rapid product development centre); QUESTOR in collaboration with British Nuclear Fuel, Du Pont and Chemvite, Pounds 131,993 from IRTUDED (innovations in flocculative water cleaning); Professor R. Wootton, Pounds 139,308 from North Thames Regional Health Authority (teledermatology in urban and rural general practice); Professor F. Smith, Pounds 152,367 from the Follett Implementation Group on Information Technology (The Electronic Journal and Learned Societies); Dr A. Marshall, Pounds 149,888 from IRTUDED Professor B. Whalley, Pounds 51,626 from T. Wiley & Son Ltd (Wiley environment and earth science web site on the Internet).

Research Grants

Dr G. Savidge in collaboration with Dr I. Joint and Mr A. Taylor, Plymouth, Pounds 108,086 from Natural Environmental Research Council (nutrient uptake and phytoplankton size) continued next week

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