Grant winners

January 3, 2013

LEVERHULME TRUST

Research Project Grants

Sciences

• Award winner: Colin Campbell

• Institution: University of Edinburgh

• Value: £243,900

Mapping local steady state redox potentials with subcellular resolution

• Award winner: Will Branford

• Institution: Imperial College London

• Value: £223,471

Imaging low temperature phases in artificial spin ice

• Award winner: Matt Friedman

• Institution: University of Oxford

• Value: £212,663

Reconciling ichthyology and palaeontology with exceptionally preserved fossils

International Networks

Humanities

• Award winner: Hartmut Behr

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £97,888

Critical theory meets classical realism: crisis, modernity and the return of humanity

Social sciences

• Award winner: Jessica Woodhams

• Institution: University of Birmingham

• Value: £79,456

Detecting serial offenders: C-LINK (crime linkage international network)

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Future Research Leaders scheme

• Award winner: Laura Biggart

• Institution: University of East Anglia

• Value: £168,302

Emotional intelligence (EI) and performance among public sector workers

• Award winner: Rebecca Allen

• Institution: Institute of Education, University of London

• Value: £169,282

Quantitative analysis of the teacher labour market in England

• Award winner: Thomas Scott-Phillips

• Institution: Durham University

• Value: £172,851

Ostensive communication: its creation, evolution and stability

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH

Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation programme

• Award winner: Andreas Goebel

• Institution: University of Liverpool

• Value: £653,408

Low-dose intravenous immunoglobulin treatment for complex regional pain syndrome (LIPS) randomised controlled trial

Health Technology Assessment programme

• Award winner: Simon Noble

• Institution: Cardiff University

• Value: £668,0 A feasibility study to inform the design of a randomised controlled trial to identify the most clinically effective and cost-effective length of anticoagulation with low molecular weight heparin in the treatment of cancer associated thrombosis (ALICAT)

IN DETAIL

European Research Council Synergy Grants

• Award winners: Konstantin Novoselov, Andrea Ferrari and Vladimir Falko

• Institutions: University of Manchester, University of Cambridge and Lancaster University

• Value: These awards are worth €11.5 million on average, but can be as much as €15 million

Hetero 2D

This project concerns the development of a new class of materials with predetermined properties specifically tailored for multifunctional applications. Individual one-atom thick materials (like graphene) will be assembled into complex "heterostructures". By utilising 2D crystals with different properties, the team hopes to create heterostructures with a range of functions and unlimited opportunities, with functionality embedded at the stage of fabrication. At only a few atoms thick, these structures could become the building blocks for future flexible and transparent electronics.

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