May 10, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER Research contracts Dr R. Moazzam, Pounds 85,000 from Brunel University (new technique for reduction of amplifier intermodulation); Professor C. Bucke and Dr M. Adlard, Pounds 121,240 from the Department of Trade and Industry and Pounds 39,000 from TCD and Optical Activity Ltd (teaching company scheme); Professor P. Jones, Pounds 35,000 from Hampshire County Council (Romanse monitoring and evaluation).

Research grants

Dr J. Hedger, Pounds 133,848 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (development of fermentation systems for promotion of secondary metabolite expression in tropical higher fungi).

European funds

Dr T. Keshavarz, Pounds 108,000 from the Commission (wood extractives in pulp and paper manufacture); Professor P. Jones, Pounds 176,440 from the EC (mosaic - modes of transport other than the car for urban journeys); Professor M. Browne and S. Anderson, Pounds 76,229 from EC (Thermie-energy saving techniques for the office of the future): Professor J. Littler and M. Davies, Pounds 261,818 from EU (Surff - sustainable urban and regional freight flows - use of Telematics in the movement of freight).


Manchester School of Printing, Pounds 1.5million from the European Regional Development Fund and Manchester Training and Enterprise Council (new printing equipment and facilities).


Charities Professor D. Burghes, Pounds 135,000 from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation (mathematics enhancement programme); Dr M. Dumper, Pounds 39,000 from the Barrow Cadbury Trust (scholarship); Dr C. Eiser, Pounds 41,598 from the Cancer Research Campaign (smoking and sun exposure among young people: cognitive and social factors in appraisal of personal risk - studentship) and Pounds 74,570 from the Cancer Research Campaign (young people with cancer: quality of life and psychosocial development - second instalment); Dr A. Hattersley, Pounds ,875 from the British Diabetic Association (collection of a genetic resource from maturity-onset diabetes of the young pedigrees); Professor C. Kennedy, Pounds 67,2 from the Leverhulme Trust (ecophysiology of a pathogenic nematode parasitic in marine eels), T. Nash, Pounds 98,420 from Children's Hospice South West (Children's Hospice South West phase 2); Dr L. Baggott, Pounds 310,377 from the Nuffield Foundation (an interactive microscope for biology education - qualitative evaluation and action research); Dr K. Bolden, Pounds 340,000 from South West Regional Health Authority, (multi-professional education grant); Professor D. Burghes, Pounds 345,000 from the Fairbairn Charitable Trust (developing a teacher support pack for secondary mathematics teachers); Professor M. Cook, Pounds 3,450 from the British Academy (overseas conference grant); Dr M Cormack, Pounds 106,513 from South West Regional Health Authority (how to prevent stress-related ill-health and promote well-being among general practitioners);

Dr M S Hall, Pounds 320,200 from Exeter District Community NHS Trust (quantitating the cost benefits of rural specialist outpatients toward the development of a model for good purchasing); Dr K Lloyd, N Booth and M Briscoe, Pounds 311,975 from South West Regional Health Authority (suicide in people not known to mental health services, a case control study); Dr M Marshall, PGMS, Pounds 31,000 from South West Regional Health Authority (research network); Dr J L Melling, Pounds 321,000 from Exeter Community Trust, Royal Devon and Exeter Trust, South and West Regional Health Authority and Exeter City Council (medical history archives project).

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