THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM. Research councils: Mr E. A. Rees and Professor R. W. Davies, Pounds 138,030 from Economic & Social Research Council (economic development and centre-local relations in the Soviet command economy); Professor P. Fryer, Pounds 132,380 from BBSRC (heat transfer and crystallisation in confectionery fats); Dr B. Jones, Pounds 150,308 from EPSRC (drive and controller selection aids for machine system designers); Professor A B Rickinson, Dr J. M. Brooks and Dr J. S. H. Gaston, Pounds 128,842 from Medical Research Council (peptide specificity and receptor usage of HLA-B-restricted cytotoxic T cells).
European: Professor T. Bell, Pounds 60,432 from Commission of the European Communities (improvement of corrosion resistance of nitrided chromium alloy steels).
UNIVERSITY OF PLYMOUTH. Research councils: Dr P. Culverhouse with Dr M. Akhter, Dr B. Cooper and Mr J. Pearce, Pounds 72,914 in total from EPSRC and AVX Ltd (teaching company programme); Dr R. Burns and Dr M. Miles, Pounds 75,534 in total from EPSRC and Patronics International Ltd (teaching company programme); Dr H. Evans and Professor L. Ebdon, Pounds 157,813 in total from EPSRC and PS Analytical (teaching company programme); Mr J. Pearce with Dr W. Mingo, Dr A. Curtis and Dr P. Culverhouse, Pounds 70,876 in total from EPSRC and Britannia Soap Machinery Co (teaching company programme).
European: Professor K. Dyer in collaboration with Dr R. Uncles (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) and C. Piccolo (Instituto Argentino de Oceanografia), ecu77,280 from European Union (study of geomorphology, hydrography and circulation of Argentinian estuaries); Professor D. Huntley in collaboration with the University of Southampton, ecu79,730 from European Union (coastal environments (Eastern Atlantic)).
UNIVERSITY OF HULL. Charities: Dr John Robinson, Pounds 1,666,000 from Hull IVF Trust Fund (IVF research programme); Professor John Goodby, Dr Kenneth Toyne, Dr Mike Hird and Dr James Nichols, Pounds 95,962 from Leverhulme Trust (a three-year investigation of molecular ion channels based on liquid crystals and molecular crystals).
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