February 17, 1995


Professor W. Sibbett, Pounds 92,732 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (100FS diode-pumped oscillator for vulcan); Dr R. Field, Pounds 84,328 from EPSRC (the synthesis of conformationally restricted disaccharides); Dr P. Lightfoot, Pounds 72,153 from EPSRC (synthesis and characterisation of a new family of potentially superconducting copper oxyhalides); Drs G. Bell and A. Milne, Pounds 60,362 from EPSRC (numerical modelling and experimental study of chemistry during shock induced combustion); Professor R. Hay, Drs G. Kemp and Dr R. Randall, Pounds 55,000 from MRC (equipment to support research in molecular virology, vaccine design and other areas of medical relevance).

European funds

Dr E. Robertson, Pounds 126,407 from Commission of the Economic Community (using computer algebra).



Drs A. Demaine and B. Millward, Pounds 70,000 from the British Diabetic Association (HLA class I genes and susceptibility to type 1 diabetes).

Research contracts

Mr C. Charlton and Professor D. Pinder, Pounds 91,000 from Cornwall County Council, Devon County Council, Dartmoor National Park and the Rural Development Commission (Devon and Cornwall rail project); Professors P. Brooks and A. McGill, Pounds 200,750 from MAFF (setting up of regional food technology transfer centre at the Seale-Hayne faculty of agriculture, food and land use).

Research grants

Dr D. Grieve, Pounds 53,286 from the EPSRC and Quasar Microwave Technology Ltd (teaching company programme); Dr S. Grove, Pounds 54,786 from EPSRC and Halyard (M&I) Ltd (teaching company programme); Professors T. Jones and D. Huntley, Pounds 71,493 from Natural Environmental Research Council (influence of microbiology and detrital flux on sediment strength and dynamics).

to be continued

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