August 23, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF WALES, SWANSEA Charities Dr M. Blagrove. Pounds 29,410 from The Leverhulme Trust (the influence of sleep loss, personality and confidence on eyewitness suggestibility); Professor A. Rowley, Pounds 36,678 from the Leverhulme Trust (integrin receptors on fish haemostatic cells).

Research contracts Dr J. Mason, Pounds 34,000 from British Telecom (database definition for Welsh component of speech data database); Dr T. Claypole, Pounds 53,556 from Fimor (studentship).

Research grants Professors K. Morgan and N. Weatherill and Dr O. Hassan, Pounds 122,855 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (simulation of three-dimensional transient compressible invield flows on parallel machines); Professor A. Rowley, Pounds 39,416 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (regulation of cyclo oxygenase in murine macrophages by elcosanoids); Dr D. Gethin and Professor R. Lewis, Pounds 169,196 from the EPSRC (modelling pharmaceutical tableting and ceramic powder compaction for engineering components); Professor D. Olive, Drs T. Hollowood and N. Dorey, Pounds 121,159 from EPSRC (integrable quantum field theories and electromagnetic duality).

European funds Dr M. Cook, Pounds 56,666, from the commission (economic consequences of selection procedures in transitional economies).

SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY Charities Professor P. Leather, Pounds 57,000 from Joseph Rowntree Foundation (behaviour of owner occupiers in relation to home repairs).

Research contracts

Professor P. Kathirgamanathan, Pounds 147,000 from Nissan (Japan) (novel coatings); S. Glen, Pounds 45,376 from North Thames Regional Health Authority (preparation for the role of advanced nurse practitioner);

Professor M. Whieldon, Pounds 39,000 from The Biscuit, Cakes, Chocolate and Confectionery Alliance (benchmarking of skills against major competitor countries); M. Lovegrove, Pounds 173,310 from Department of Health (evaluation of implementation and management of skill mix in diagnostic imaging centres); Professor P. Leather, Pounds 75,114 from Department of Environment (development of private sector renewal strategies: best practice) and Pounds 68,677 from DoE (attitudes to repair and maintenance among owner occupiers); S. Percy, Pounds 49,740 from London Borough of Merton (going for green: sustainable communities project); Dr S. and D. Patel, Pounds 33,321 from C.A.D. Consultants Ltd (managing re-use in a hybrid object and legacy environment); Professor A. Taket, Pounds 400,000 North and South Thames Regional Health Authorities (support for strengthening the research base in community and primary care); Professor J. Weeks, Pounds 86,600 from North Thames Regional Health Authority (study of sexual identity, sexual behaviour and sexual health); Dr R. Feldman, Pounds 30,200 from NTRHA and Department of Health (evaluation of East London childcare initiatives); Professor P. Nolan, Pounds 47,480 from Health and Safety Executive (decomposition of stored energetic substances) and Pounds 32,813 from HSE (characterisation of water deluge) and Pounds 56,000 from Intera-Information Technologies (areas at risk following fires or releases of chemicals); Professor J. Davies, Pounds 109,459 from Reckitt & Colman plc (nutrition research); R. Yeates, Pounds 161,570 from Higher Education Funding Council for England/Joint Information Systems Committee (NewsAgent for libraries). The following sums were awarded for teaching company schemes: Dr D. Thacker, Pounds 121,240 from Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, Pounds 39,000 from Doves Farm Foods Ltd, Pounds 121,240 from MAFF, Pounds 39,000 from Askeys Ltd and Pounds 60,620 from MAFF and Pounds 19,500 from S. Moores Ltd. to be continued Dr B. Gabbitas, Pounds 60,000 from Department of Trade and Industry and Pounds 20,000 from Jacobson Chemicals Ltd; Professor M. Whieldon, Pounds 60,620 from DTI and Pounds 19,500 from Ultrapharm Ltd and Pounds 121,240 from DTI and Pounds 39,000 from E. E.Brown Ltd; A. Bent, Pounds 121,240 from MAFF and Pounds 39,000 from Anglo-Austrian Patisserie Ltd; Dr D. Siviter, Pounds 47,057 from HEFCE/JISC (computer assistance for managing collaborative educational processes).

Research grants Dr S. Chen, Pounds 94,930 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (optical spatial domain multiplexing of interferometric optical fibre sensors systems); Professor A. Murcott, Pounds 56,230 from Economic and Social Research Council (the nation's diet); Professor D. Gawne, Pounds 44,482 from EPSRC (engineering properties of thick chromium plating from Cr(III) electrolytes) and Pounds 49,673 from EPSRC (plasma spray deposition of FeNdB permanent magnets) and Pounds 155,976 from EPSRC (LINK programme: vitreous enamelling by plasma spraying) and Pounds 43,386 from EPSRC (high velocity flameless spraying for low temperature materials); Dr H. Reehal, Pounds 76,799 from EPSRC (LINK programme: enhanced and novel wear resistant coatings for valve service); Professor N. Alford, Pounds 156,398 from EPSRC (high dielectric constant, low loss dielectric resonator materials) and Pounds 59,514 from EPSRC (transport properties of BSCCO superconducting tapes under cyclic stress/strain conditions); Dr R. Edwards, Pounds 62,961 from ESRC (parenting and step-parenting after divorce/separation: issues and negotiations); Dr M. Lyons, Pounds 29,997 from ESRC (life chances, life cycles and migration in the London economy); Professor G. Weiner, Pounds 50,000 from ESRC (getting published: a study of writing refereeing and editing practices); Professor R. Whitty, Pounds 115,885 from EPSRC (modelling propagation of faults in computer software); Dr H. Zhou, Pounds 87,156 from EPSRC (conformal patch array antenna analysis using finite difference time domain method in body fitted grids); .

European funds P. Philo, Pounds 50,579 from DGXII (cooperation between unions and universities on technological development for sustainable growth and employment creation); Professor N. Alford, Pounds 197,500 from DGXII (optimise and exploite dielectric and high temperature superconducting materials for microwave communication system); Professors A. Bosco and I. Begg, Pounds 33,000 from Secretariat General (support for the European institute at the university); Professor I. Begg, Pounds 74,000 (technology, economic integration and social cohesion); Professor M. Trevan, Pounds 41,665 from INTAS (stability and denaturation of oligomeric enzymes).

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