June 23, 1995

UNIVERSITY OF HULL. Research contracts.

Professor Ekkehard Sinn, Pounds 129,098 from Singleton Birch Ltd (research project involving advanced geometrics based on calcium); Professor Kenneth Swift and Michael Dooner, Pounds 101,670 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (project involving pragmatic models of concurrent product/process development); Professor Allen Hutchinson, Pounds 100,000 from East Riding Health (research into ways of improving teenage sexual health); Jeremy Lowe, contract from Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (additional on-site hydrodynamic and sediment monitoring at Tollesbury);

Jeremy Lowe, contract, from National Rivers Authority (study of the Tollesbury outer-saltmarsh sedimentation process); Dr Peter Styring, Pounds 88,656 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (research project involving novel self-organising ferroelectric and ferromagnetic metal-containing side chain liquid crystal polymers); Dr Adrian James and Dr Jenny Hockey, Pounds 68,460 from the Economic and Social Research Council (a research study of family-based conceptions of dependency); Professor Peter Dyer, Pounds 65,000 from Lumonics Ltd (studies of fume production and control in laser marking).

KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON. Charities. Drs M. Maden and J. Pizzey, Pounds 138,967 from the Wellcome Trust (study of the expression and function of retinoic acid and retinoid X receptors in neural cells); Professor N. Staines, Pounds 63,676 from the National Kidney Research Fund (control of lupus nephritis through immunisation with autoantibody idiopeptides); Professor B. Halliwell, Pounds 55,455 from the Wellcome Trust (study of gene Bcl-2 antioxidant defence against apoptosis) and Pounds 50,300 from the ARC (nitric oxide and peroxynitrite: agents of damage in the inflamed rheumatoid joint); Dr S. Brain, Pounds 51,372 from British Heart Foundation (influence of nerve growth factor on events mediated by vasoactive neuropeptides in the microcirculation); Professor P. Jenner and Dr S. Salvage, Pounds 70,808 from the Parkinson's Disease Society (role of nitric oxide in Parkinson's Disease); Professors P. Jenner, B. Halliwell and Dr D. Dexter, Pounds 67,600 from the Parkinson's Disease Society (oxidative damage to brain in Parkinson's Disease); Drs P. Moore and S. Brain, Pounds 89,686 from the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (role of sensory nerves and nitric oxide in experimental inflammation); Dr D. Barlow, Pounds 55,455 from the Wellcome Trust (study of the design and synthesis of endothelin antagonists); Drs A. Michette and C. Buckley, Pounds 66,150 from Paul Instrument Fund c/o Royal Society (dark field x-ray microscope); Dr A. Baydoun and Professor J. Pearson, Pounds 122,247 from British Heart Foundation (regulation of system Y+(L arginine expression in activated vascular cells)

To be continued Noticeboard is compiled by Lynne Williams. For further inform ation see also NetGazette on or

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