Grant winners

December 13, 2012

LEVERHULME TRUST

Research project grants

Sciences

• Award winner: John Carr

• Institution: University of Cambridge

• Value: £241,544

Payback: do plant viruses compensate their hosts by helping to attract pollinators?

• Award winner: Alfonso De Simone

• Institution: Imperial College London

• Value: £176,847

Combining carbon-detected nuclear magnetic resonance and simulations to study intractable proteins

• Award winner: Robert Harrison

• Institution: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

• Value: £209,171

Has defence dictated the evolution of venom composition in spitting cobras?

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH

Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) programme

• Award winner: William D. Toff

• Institution: University of Leicester

• Value: £2,194,458

The United Kingdom transcatheter aortic valve implantation (UK TAVI) trial

• Award winner: C. Jane Morrell

• Institution: University of Nottingham

• Value: £171,505

An evidence synthesis, meta-analysis and decision analytic modelling following a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies evaluating the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, safety and acceptability of interventions to prevent post-natal depression

• Award winner: Jean Adams

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £1,760

Parental incentives and quasi-mandatory schemes for increasing uptake of immunisations in pre-school children

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Future Research Leaders Scheme

• Award winner: Andrew Manches

• Institution: University of Edinburgh

• Value: £163,236

Interaction, embodiment and technologies in early years learning

• Award winner: Clare Rathbone

• Institution: Oxford Brookes University

• Value: £139,301

Memory and the self in ageing

• Award winner: Emily Katharine Grabham

• Institution: University of Kent

• Value: £163,136

Balancing precarious work and care: how well does labour law respond to women's changing work patterns?

• Award winner: George Leckie

• Institution: University of Bristol

• Value: £150,602

Multilevel modelling of the government's new school performance measures, "floor standards" target and "narrowing the gap" priority

• Award winner: Serge Sagna

• Institution: University of Surrey

• Value: £151,467

Verb classification in Gujjolaay Eegimaa (Atlantic; Niger-Congo)

IN DETAIL

• Award winners: Roger Burrows (lead) and Caroline Knowles; Rowland Atkinson; Tim Butler; and Mike Savage

• Institutions: Goldsmiths, University of London; University of York; King's College London; London School of Economics

• Value: £583,313

Life in the 'Alpha Territory': London's 'Super-Rich' Neighbourhoods

If people construe the super-rich as a little-known social group - but one that appears to have a disproportionate impact on our lives - they need to be viewed in their natural habitat. The research will profile six carefully selected super-rich neighbourhoods in and around London. The aim is to produce datasets from which the public, policymakers and academic commentators can learn more about this group.

You've reached your article limit

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Featured Jobs

PhD Scholar in Medicine

University Of Queensland

Manager, Research Systems and Performance

Auckland University Of Technology

Lecturer in Aboriginal Allied Health

University Of South Australia

Lecturer, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Western Sydney University

College General Manager, SHE

La Trobe University
See all jobs

Most Commented

women leapfrog. Vintage

Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O’Gorman offer advice on climbing the career ladder

Woman pulling blind down over an eye
Liz Morrish reflects on why she chose to tackle the failings of the neoliberal academy from the outside
White cliffs of Dover

From Australia to Singapore, David Matthews and John Elmes weigh the pros and cons of likely destinations

Mitch Blunt illustration (23 March 2017)

Without more conservative perspectives in the academy, lawmakers will increasingly ignore and potentially defund social science, says Musa al-Gharbi

Michael Parkin illustration (9 March 2017)

Cramming study into the shortest possible time will impoverish the student experience and drive an even greater wedge between research-enabled permanent staff and the growing underclass of flexible teaching staff, says Tom Cutterham