Grant winners

January 24, 2013


Research Project Grants


Dissecting an ancient but hitherto cryptic function of DNA methyltransferases

  • Award winner: William B. Motherwell
  • Institution: University College London
  • Value: £155,648

Studies of non-covalent interactions of functional groups with pi systems

Trans-polyketide synthases and their products: making the connection

Leadership Award

Award winner: Will Pettigrew

Institution: University of Kent

Value: £818,692

Corporations and cultural hybridisation: English overseas trading companies in the 17th century and the development of a global dialogue about governance


Health Technology Assessment programme

  • Award winner: Saul Nicholas Faust
  • Institution: Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Value: £261,324

Duration of intravenous antibiotic therapy for children with acute osteomyelitis or septic arthritis: a feasibility study

FEMuR: fracture in the elderly multidisciplinary rehabilitation - developing a multidisciplinary rehabilitation package following hip fracture

  • Award winner: Adnan Tufail
  • Institution: Moorfields Eye Hospital
  • Value: £385,488

Can automated diabetic retinopathy image assessment softwares replace one or more steps of manual imaging grading and is this cost-effective for the NHS diabetic eye-screening programme?


Responsive Mode Grants

Genome assembly, chromosomal organisation and comparative genomics of multiple bird species: beyond “catalogue of genes”

Development of cobalamin surrogates as probes and carriers through synthetic and chemical biology approaches


European Regional Development Fund

Award winner Helen Fogg

  • Institution Lancaster University Management School with four higher education partners
  • Value £5 million: £2.5 million in ERDF grant funding, plus £2.5 million in matched funding
  • Fusion: development of innovative products, technologies and services across London-based small- and medium-sized enterprises

The Fusion initiative aims to support up to 1,000 ambitious small- and medium-sized enterprises in the creative and digital industries to innovate and grow - accessing new markets, and offering new services, technologies and products. Led by Lancaster University Management School, the consortium of higher education institutions delivering the project includes Queen Mary, University of London, the Centre for Creative Collaboration (University of London), the Council for Industry and Higher Education and the Royal College of Art. London Fusion will offer a range of support from the partners which will be tailored to meet the needs of growth-focused companies. The project will run for two years.

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