January 12, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH. continued from last week

Research grants

Dr B. Kilbey, Pounds 1,551 from Medical Research Council (topoismerases of plasmodium falciparum) and Pounds 13,595 from MRC (supplement); Professor R. Maizels., Pounds 233,808 from MRC (toxocara canis: a model for cellular biology of parasitic nematodes); Dr J. Pemberton, Pounds 89,000 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ((automated DNA sequencing and microsatellite profiling facility - joint project with Genome Research).

European funds

Dr I. Underwood, Pounds 11,452 from the European Community (supplement in support of highly integrated compact optical processor); Dr M. Moens, Pounds 2,309 from the EC (extension of ELSNET to countries of the former Soviet Union); Dr S. Smith, Pounds 3,560 from EC (metabolic regulation of glyoxylate cycle gene expression in transgenic cucumber roots).




Professor Bruce Caterson, Pounds 72,600 from the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (biochemical characterisation of "anabolic neoepitopes" expressed in cartilage proteoglycans in the pathogenesis of arthritis); Dr David Carter, Pounds 61,600 from the Wellcome Trust (study of transgenic models of suprachiasmatic nuclear function).

Research grants

Professor Tony Cryer, Pounds 225,000 from the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (medical molecular biology); Dr Gary Attard, Pounds 158,700 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (diffuse imaging as a probe of local charged states on Pt-Ru electrodes); Professor Phil Jones, Pounds 145,100 from EPSRC (guidelines for the design and operation of natural and mixed mode ventilation systems in commercial buildings); Dr David Barrow, Pounds 142,700 from EPSRC and the Royal Academy of Engineering (clean technology senior research fellowship); Dr Eryl Liddell and Professor Ivor Bowen, Pounds 140,600 from the BBSRC (optimising interaction between natural predators and pests in arable crops: investigations using engineered antibodies); Professor David Knight, Pounds 130,800 from EPSRC (synthesis and retro-cope cyclisations of alkenyl hydroxylamines leading to homochiral pyrrolidines); Professor Peter Blood and Dr David Somerford, Pounds 128,200 from EPSRC (solid state lasers for applications in medicine); Professor Janet Hemingway, Pounds 120,700 from BBSRC (molecular cloning of insecticide resistance-associated esterases from brown planthoppers); Professors Phil Cooke and Phil Jones, Pounds 120,000 from EPSRC (development of hybrid eco-model for city sustainability with telematics technologies impact application); Professor Denis Towill and Dr Mohamed Naim, Pounds 114,100 from EPSRC (supply chain methodology for improving construction industry competitive performance); Professor Duc-Trong Pham, Pounds 100,000 from HEFCW (computer-integrated manufacture; Professor Peter Blood, Pounds 97,500 from HEFCW (blue emitting diode structures); Drs Len Noakes and Daphne O'Doherty, Pounds 90,000 from HEFCW for Gait Analysis Laboratory); Dr Colin Berry, Pounds 78,500 from BBSRC (engineering insecticidal waves); Dr Tim Jacob, Pounds 78,200 from the Medical Research Council (model for the study of aqueous humour secretion); Professor Tony Moses, Pounds 70,200 from EPSRC (investigation of composite electrical steel structures); Professor David Rickard, Pounds 68,200 from the Natural Environmental Research Council (novel metal sulphur geochemistry); Drs Graham White and Paul Gacesa, Pounds 52,000 from BBSRC (enzymatic defusing of a nitroglycerine and related nitrate esters).

Research contracts

Professor Richard Tilley, Pounds 207,000 from British Telecom Research Laboratories (equipment); Dr J. Patrick, Pounds 89,200 from British Nuclear Fuels (fault diagnosis training); Professor Tony Davies, Pounds 75,900 from British Telecom (EDI standards project); Professor Neville McBrien, Pounds 65,700 from the Defence Research Agency (optometric aspects of sustained visual performance); Dr Steve Ormerod, Pounds 60,000 from Ensis Ltd (surface water acidification: critical sulphur and nitrogen loads and lake recovery); Professors John King and Phil Cooke, Pounds 49,200 from the Overseas Development Agency (inward investment and economic development in Poland).

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