August 4, 1995

UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL. Research Contracts. Dr J. Donovan and Professor P. Dieppe, Pounds 244,096 from the Department of Health (INSAIDS) knee pain in the elderly in the community: should INSAIDS be the treatment of choice); Ms V. Straker and Mr K. Crabtree, Pounds 108,954 from English Heritage (general environmentalist); Professor Davey Smith, Pounds 95,488 from the NHS Executive (screening for stroke); Professor J. Nye, Pounds 55,419 from the National Physical Laboratory (evaluation of a scattering probe for RF and microwave technology);

Professor J. Golding, Pounds 91,961 from South Western Regional Health Authority (the effect of different types of antenatal care on the anxiety and depression of the mother); Dr D. Jewell, Pounds 88,078 from South Western Regional Health Authority (the effectiveness of routine antenatal visits - does choice improve wellbeing?); Professor D. Nutt, Pounds 59,579 from SW Regional Health Authority (new approaches to assessing methadone withdrawal and their relationship to outcome); Dr J. Kirwan, Pounds 100,326 from the NHS Executive, North Thames (a controlled trail of shared care for chronic rheumatoid arthritis); Dr H. Macadam, Pounds 80,792 from the NHS Executive, North Thames (G P fundholding and secondary care for people with learning difficulties); Dr J. Davis, Pounds 182,000 from the Petroleum Science and Technology Institute (generic algoritums and logic application technologies for handling uncertainties); Professor W. Duffus, Pounds 96,156 from the Central Veterinary Laboratory (new and sensitive methods to detect anthelmintic resistance in nematodes of sheep and goats);

Professor A. Smith, Pounds 66,975 from Proctor and Gamble (effects of increased central noradrenaline and sensory afferents stimulation on malaise associated with upper respiratory tract illness); Professor D. Peregrine, ECU90,000 from INTAS (water wave nonlinear dynamics and wave-shear flow interaction in the ocean);Professor M. Addy, Pounds 92,686 from Braun (towards a research lecturer's costs); Dr L. Joels, Pounds 66,000 from the Columbia Laboratories Inc. (effects of continuous progesterone administration in oestrogenized menopausl); Dr C. Nicol, Pounds 130,000 from the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (complementary investigation to AW0206 on behaviour of hens housed in modified cages);

Dr J. Loveless, Pounds 64,471 from MAFF (the design and performance of submerged offshore breakwater); Mr P. Leather, Pounds 101,170 from the Department of the Environment to the School for Advanced Urban Studies (repair and maintenance among owner occupiers); Dr J. Wood, Pounds 57,749 from The Meat and Livestock Commission (development of sensors); Mr N. Frost, Pounds 86,229 from the South Western Regional Health Authority (identification of the population requirements for cataract surgery);

Professor G. Angelini, Pounds 53,568 from the SW Regional Health Authority (a clinical and economic evaluation of normothermic cardiopulmonary bypass); Professor S. Frankel, Pounds 84,756 from the Dorset Health Commission (research programme for the public health promotion unit); Dr P. Headley, $85,989 from the National Institutes of Health (spinal alpha Z adrenergic analgesia); Dr P. Smith, Pounds 224,746 from Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (dietary and sensory effects on mood and cognitive efficiency); Dr J. Wood, Pounds 83,000 from the MAFF and Meat and Livestock Commission (the value of feeding and watering intervals in the long distance transport of sheep); Professor G. Quarini, Pounds 79,500 from the MAFF (fellowship in food process engineering); Dr D. Gouldon, Pounds 70,451 from the Department of Employment and University of London (evaluation of the use of set assignments in GNVQ's);

Mr J. Sparrow, Pounds 162,262 from the South Western Regional Health Authority (the identification of the population requirements for cataract surgery); Dr J. Pollock, Pounds 103,958 from the SW Regional Health Authority (an evaluation of the first parent health visitor scheme in Avon).

continued next week. Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Willliams. For further information see also NeGazette on or

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