Grants

May 3, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL European funds. Dr M. Beach, Pounds 93,374 from the European Commission (ACTS 0026 Tsunami II); Drs A. Munro and J. Kyle, Pounds 694,392 from the Commission (Umptidumpti ACTS project AC0 using mobile personal telecommunications innovation for the disabled in UMTS pervasive integration); Dr A. Munro, Pounds 9,622 from the European Union (ACTS projects AC081 Actrans); Professor J. Golding, Pounds 21,290 from the National Institute of Environmental Health Services (ELSPAC dental study).

UNIVERSITY OF LANCASTER Charities

Dr G. Kerstiens, Pounds 94,229 from Leverhulme Trust (functional significance of differences in stomatal sensitivity to air humidity); Dr C. Pooley, Pounds 96,078 from the Leverhulme Trust (the journey to work in 20th-century Britain).

Research contracts

Professor P. Carling, Pounds 30,180 from the National Rivers Authority (River Lune processes); Mr D. Cranstone, Pounds 44,160 from Ministry of Defence (Otterburn); Mr R. Newman, Pounds 75,000 from Cheshire County Council (Davenham bypass excavations); Mr R. Grove-White and Dr P. MacNaghten, Pounds 67,978 from Lancashire County Council (the national sustainable communities project); Dr A. Richardson, Pounds 43,844 from British National Fuel Ltd (smart sensor system for environmental monitoring); Drs D. Hourston and J. Ebdon, Pounds 61,655 from MoD (design and synthesis of novel polymers); Professor I. Soutar and Dr L. Swanson, Pounds 35,250 from Allied Colloids Ltd (flourescent tagged polymers); Professor B. Honary, Pounds 120,478 from the Defence Research Agency (high-rate coding and modulation applicable to MMLANS); Professor P. Carling, Pounds 30,180 from the National Rivers Authority (River Lune processes).

Research grants

Professors W. Davies and T. Mansfield, Pounds 63,000 (supplement) from National Environment Research Council (Stomatal behaviour of plants grown for extended periods at elevated CO2 concentrations); Professor D. Hutchinson and Dr N. Davies, Pounds 168,634 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (mobile multimedia); Professor P. Young, Drs J. Whittaker and A. Chotai, Pounds 95,404 from EPSRC (identification, estimation and forecasting methods for a class of nonlinear stochastic time series); Professor C. Lambert, Pounds 139,698 from EPSRC (Andreev scattering in resonant phase coherent structures); Professors P. Diggle, R. Davies and Mr B. Francis, Pounds 97,525 from Economic and Social Research Council (development of longitudinal analysis software to demonstration quality); Professor I. Sommerville and J. Hughes, Pounds 144,501 from EPSRC (systematic method of social analysis for computer systems design);

Professor B. Honary, Pounds 97,330 from EPSRC (novel low complexity decoding for long block codes) and Pounds 92,192 from EPSRC (multi media communications systems operating over low voltage electricity distribution network) and, with Professor L. Barclay, Pounds 172,987 from EPSRC (high performance mm radio LANS: system design, propagation, modulation and coding); Professor P. McClintock, Pounds 80,423 from EPSRC (equipment for experiments on superfluidity); Professor K. Soothill and Mr B. Francis, Pounds 89,600 from ESRC (criminal careers and sex offending); Professors F. Blackler, B. Kingsman, A. Mercer and Dr C. Brown, Pounds 166,210 from ESRC (innovation processes in high technology organisations); Drs G. Brown, S. Andrew and I. Nieduszynski, Pounds 32,993 from Medical Research Council (monoclonal antibodies to developmentally regulated keratan sulphate structures).

to be continued

Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further information see also NetGazette on http/thesis.newsint.co.uk

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