UNIVERSITY OF READING. Research grants:
Dr K. Niranjan, Pounds 158,584 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (impeller agitated aerobic bioreactors: new insights into gas hold-up and mass transfer in highly viscous liquids); Mr K. Bright, Pounds 73,230 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (colour selection and the visually impaired - a design guide for building refurbishment); Drs S. Pearson, P. Hadley, A. Wheldon, F. Davis and Professor A. Gilbert, Pounds 141,307 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (development of enhanced polyethylene cladding materials for greenhouses and horticultural tunnels); Professor R. Flanagan, Pounds 62,536 from EPSRC (changing the labour capital balance in the construction industry); Professor G. Jones, Pounds 109,390 from the Economic and Social Research Council (strategy and organisation of British Trading Companies circa 1890-present);
Professor F. McKenna and Mr M. Horswill, Pounds 103,990 from the ESRC (risk taking: the participant's perspective); Professor P. Smith, Pounds 95,890 from the ESRC (prospective memory, anxiety and age); Professor A. O'Neill, Pounds 71,996 from the Natural Environment Research Council (ugamp high-performance computing initiative); Dr A. Illingworth, Pounds 158,731 from the NERC (triple doppler measurements of airflow in mesoscale precipitation systems); Drs J. Rae and A. Parker, Pounds 91,109 from the NERC (contribution of river sediments to the translocation of pesticides); Professor R. Gurney, Pounds 362,400 from the NERC (unit for thematic information systems at the Univ. of Reading); Dr A. Illingworth, Pounds 56,000 from the NERC (dopplerisation of 94GHZ cloud radar).
Dr T. Rehman, Pounds 52,096 from the Commission (economics of marginal and mountainous areas and forest - timber environment systems); Professor B. Traill, Pounds 69,420 from the Commission (consumer lead approach to foods in EC).
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