Grants

December 1, 1995

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

Charities. Dr J. Franklin, Pounds 66,159 from West Midlands Health (hormone receptor expression and function in human pituitary tumours); Drs Nicholl and Ramsden, Professor A. Williams, Pounds 62,321 from West Midlands Health (the molecular biology of thiol methyletransferase: a detoxification enzyme of potential relevance to the aetiology of idiopathic Parkinson's Disease); Professor J. Neoptolemos, Pounds 68,663 from British Biotech Pharmecueticals Limited (evaluation of the efficacy of Lexipafont in patients with acute pancreatitis); Drs Macarthur, Cheng and Bullock, Professor H. Thomas from West Midlands Health (young people's lifestyle survey); Drs Constantinou and Spann, Professor R. Coates, Pounds 65,458 from Marintech Research (instrumentation for monitoring processes within separators); Professor J. Randle, Pounds 50,000 from Triplex Lloyd plc (advanced design capability in castings (support of research staff): contribution to ERDF project; Professor A. Sloman, Pounds 155,000 from Defence Research Agency (autonomous agents); Miss P. Niner, Pounds 83,528 from Department of Environment (evaluation of the park home owner's charter); Mr H. Tillotson, Pounds 60,000 from Transport Research Laboratory (research and development of road cracking analysis prototype); Dr T. Sorahan, Ms S. Bathers, Professor J. Harrington, Pounds 86,057 from Health & Safety Executive (case control study of urothelial tumours); Dr S. Faux, Pounds 130,000 from International Chrome Development Association (production of a scientific criteria document on hexavalent chromium compounds).

Research grants Dr F. Gaston, Pounds 76,633 from Engineering Sciences Research Council (RLS filtering algorithms and VLSI architectures for high performance applications); Drs Wellhofer & Abell, Pounds 110,600 from EPSRC (high temperature superconductors: from fundamental science to applications);

Professor D. Walton, Pounds 62,711 from EPSRC (counterbalancing speed reducer for rotary aero engines); Dr R. Winterton, Pounds 62,296 from EPSRC (structure of two phase flow); Dr B. Turner, Pounds 129,744 from Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (histone acetylation and imprinting in early mouse development); Professor D. Kerr, Pounds 249,120 from Medical Research Council (QUASAR-UKCCR randomised study of adjuvant chemotherapy in colon and rectal cancer); Dr D. Kumararatne, Pounds 123,731 from MRC (role of apoptotic death of infected macrophages in producing anti-tuberculous immunity); Drs Hewison and Stewart, from MRC (cloning and characterisation of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 1X-hydroxylase in human kidney cells); Dr C. Penn, Pounds 166,594 from MRC (functional and genetic analysis of a flagellar sheath protein and other novel antigens of helicobator pylori); Dr D. Philp, Pounds 86,050 from EPSRC (polycationic dendrimers); Drs Lawler and West, Pounds 70,684 from Natural Environment Research Council (dynamics of bank sediment supply and sediment transport in lower river reaches and estuaries); Dr G. Simnett, Pounds 100,324 from Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (scientific exploitation of the LASCO data from SOHO, plus co-ordinated exploitation of other SOHO data); Dr J. Hay, Pounds 64,721 from EPSRC (teaching company programme with Strong & Fisher Ltd); Professor T. Dean, Pounds 68,596 from EPSRC (improvement of manufacture and performance of press-tooling);

Dr A. Ahmed, Pounds 77,794 from MRC (platelet-activating factor receptor expression and function in human endometrium); Dr C. Gregory, Pounds 144,764 from MRC (recognition pathways leading to phagocytosis of apoptitic cells); Dr P. Stewart, Pounds 169,155 from MRC (human type II 11B-hydroxysteriod dehydrogenase); Drs Burdon, Graham and Hayes, Pounds 51,052 from BBSRC (structures and some interactions of humic substances); Drs Burdon, Graham and Hayes, Pounds 205,336 from Natural Environment Research Council (structures and interactions of humic substances from paired (grassland/arable/forest) soils); Dr A. Forsyth and Mr N. Quick, Pounds 75,421 from EPSRC (teaching company programme - design and manufacture of switch mode power supplies); Dr A. Forsyth and Mr N. Quick, Pounds 69,650 from EPSRC (teaching company scheme - design and manufacture of switched-mode power supplies); Professors Gough, Harris, Edwards and Vinen, Dr M. Lancaster, Pounds 58,200 from EPSRC (high temperature superconductors:

from fundamental science to applications); Dr K. Lamberts and Professor G. Humphreys, Pounds 97,000 from Economic and Social Research Council (the time course of categorisation); Dr D. Adu, Pounds 126,597 from MRC (clinical fellowship - neutrophil fe receptor polymorphisms and regulation of ANCA stimulated nitric oxide production by human neutophils relevance in vasculitis); Professors Young, Wakelam and Kerr, Pounds 142,216 from MRC (role of CD40 and the Bci-2 family in epithelial and carcinoma cells: effect on apoptosis and implications for cancer chemotherapy); Dr J. Chipman, Pounds 122,405 from NERC (molecular biomarkers to assess the impact of genotoxic agents in the aquatic environment); Dr M. Bradshaw, Pounds 138,840 from ESRC (Russian far east: resource frontier for the Pacific century?); Dr J. Sidaway, Pounds 53,160 from ESRC (geography of Southern African transitions); Professor M. Georgeson, Pounds 122,368 from BBSRC (fundamental of second-order spatio-temporal vision); Dr L. Edmondson, Pounds 149,039 from ESRC (gender and citizenship in Russia 860-1920: issues of equality and difference); Dr G. Boons, Pounds 56,500 from MRC (synthetic carbohydrate based vaccines).

European funds

Dr R. Sugden, Pounds 375,001 from the Commission (industrial economic strategies for Europe - preparing for the turn of the century); Professor H. Thomas, Pounds 76,923 from Commission (harmonisation of proceedural and scientific bases of occupational exposure limits within the European Union and with Central and Eastern European Countries); Professor M. Fry, Pounds 138,463 from Commission (via Catermill International) (Governance and economic performance in Eastern Europe: ACE programme 1994); Professor P. Marquis, Pounds 50,931 from Commission (injection moulding of high perfromance bioceramics);Professors Beyon and Gough, Pounds 93,100 from Commission (EC/Jordan co-operation project in science and technology).

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