UMIST. Research councils:
Dr A D Whetton, Pounds 190,2 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (cellular signalling events associated with haemopoietic stem cell differentiation); Dr R C Ford, Pounds 129,860 from the BBSRC (analysis of photosystem II 3D structure); Professor G A Davies and Dr A C Stewart, Pounds 69,257 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (interfacial area drop size distributions); Dr D K Paul, Pounds 96,441 from EPSRC (tunable MMIC ring resonator oscillators and filters);
Drs B G Dale and M Spring, Pounds 93,689 from EPSRC (TQM in management of design/new product development); Drs J El-Sobky and A Kaye, Pounds 69,770 from EPSRC (anistropy control with rotating die extrusion of composite pipes) (joint with Mathematics); Mr P Soden, Pounds 216,588 from EPSRC (buckling and crushing of composite tubes); Professor M A Leschziner, Pounds 68,174 from EPSRC (large eddy simulation of complex engineering flows); Dr T W Choularton, Pounds 99,787 from Natural Environment Research Council (methane flux measurements on the landscape scale); Dr T W Choularton, Pounds 107,667 from NERC (characteristics of aerosol over North Atlantic); Dr C P R Saunders, Pounds 131,432 from NERC (radiative properties of ice crystal clouds); Dr P A Gaydecki and Professor F M Burdekin, Pounds 61,545 from EPSRC (electrical time-domain reflectrometry systems).
European: Dr S Turgoose, Pounds 92,115 from the Commission (improved conservation procedures for archaelogical iron); Dr J Rubery, Pounds 214,500 from the Commission (situation of women in the labour market); Drs A Wood and R Day, Pounds 215,993 from the Commission (high frequency thermoset materials).
THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM
Charities: Dr E J Johns, Pounds 126,290 from British Heart Foundation (role of the brain renin-angiotensin system in the neural control of the kidney in hypertension); Dr D Wheeler and Dr R Chana, Pounds 64,868 from National Kidney Research Fund (role of lipoprotein-mediated mesangial cell activation in progressive glomerular injury); Professor P H Gallimore, Pounds 125,861 from Cancer Research Campaign (a study of cutaneous and mucosal human papillomavirus (HPV) E4 proteins); Dr P F Searle, Pounds 60,674 from CRC (transgenic models for human papillomavirus: epithelial interactions and associated tumourigenesis); Professor A B Rickinson, Pounds 87,376 from CRC (Epstein-Barr virus infections of B lymphocytes and the pathogenesis of Burkett's lymphoma); Dr A M R Taylor and Professor A B Rickinson, Pounds 177,182 from CRC (genes involved in the predisposition to some human cancers);
Professor A B Rickinson and Dr S P Lee, Pounds 87,133 from CRC (cytotoix T cell control of Epstein-Barr virus-associated malignancies); Professor A B Rickinson, Pounds 263,788 from CRC (departmental expenses 1995-1999); Professor P H Gallimore, Pounds 150,000 from The Wolfson Foundation (Wolfson laboratory renovation, modernisation and equipment programme - phase 3); Dr D H Adams, Pounds 57,921 from The Sir Jules Thorne Trust (the role of cytokines in the regulation of leucocyte adhesion to graft endothelium during preservation/reperfusion injury); Dr D H Adams, Pounds 70,711 from The Wellcome Trust (regulation of T-cell homing to the human liver by specific adhesion pathways); Dr J R Mann, Pounds 350,000 from Children Nationwide (research into molecular biology with special emphasis on paediatric cancer biology); Dr P Vostanis, Dr S Cumella and Professor J A Corbett, Pounds 50,160 from The Nuffield Foundation (the impact of homelessness on the psychosocial functioning of children); Professor R E Palmer, Pounds 200,000 from The Wolfson Foundation (Wolfson laboratory renovation, modernisation and equipment programme - phase 3, 1995-1998).
Research contracts: Dr R A Batley, Pounds 649,983 from Overseas Development Administration (role of government in adjusting economies: setting the policy, regulatory and institutional framework 'health sector', 'textiles', 'crops', 'water', 'overall', 'other costs'); Dr J R West, Pounds 82,564 from Ministry of Defence (circulation studies into the Tamar estuary);Professor J Campbell, Pounds 75,000 from Lucas Applied Technology Limited (cast aluminium alloy evaluations); Dr P Bowen, Pounds 309,481 from Rolls Royce Ltd (PB EUCLID programme); Mrs M Peters, Pounds 56,872 from Wirral Hospital NHS Trust (Wirral electronic patient record (EPR) project); Professor R M Harrison and Professor N L Brown, Pounds 1,647 from Ministry of Defence (identification of the biological composition of the ambient aerosol); Dr J E Thornes, Pounds 67,653 from Highways Agency (fog potential index: low visibility advice to NMCS operators); Professor R M Harrison and Professor N Brown, Pounds 119,763 from Ministry of Defence (identification of the biological composition of the ambient aerosol).
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