Grant winners

January 10, 2013

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH

Health Technology Assessment Programme

  • Award winner: Joseph Dias
  • Institution: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Value: £2,284,684

Scaphoid waist internal fixation for fractures trial (SWIFFT): cast treatment versus surgical fixation of fractures of the scaphoid waist in adults

LEVERHULME TRUST

Research Programme Grants

Human, non-human and environmental value systems: an impossible frontier?

Risk, time and society: the behavioural economics of value

Research Project Grants

Sciences

Asymmetric photochemical synthesis with circularly polarised light

From wiring to brain function in Drosophila: the role of intrinsic activity

Ultrasensitive characterisation of biological structure with supertwisted light

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Future Research Leaders Scheme

School accountability: a comparative study of policy and practice across three types of secondary school

Self-building: the production and consumption of new homes from the perspective of households

Visualising climate change

The gap between fertility ideals and reality in East Asia: a mixed-method comparative study of Beijing Municipality and Taiwan

EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL

Synergy Grants

These awards are worth on average €11.5 million but can be worth up to €15 million

i2MOVE: an intelligent implantable modulator of vagus nerve function for treatment of obesity

IN DETAIL

European Research Council

Advanced Grant

LOCATE: Locomotion, hunting and habitat utilisation among large African carnivores and their prey

The carnivores of the southern African savannah are among the most threatened species in the world and yet there is much we do not know about them. The team will study two naturally interacting groups of animals - predators and representative species of the predators' main herbivore prey - in their natural habitat of the African savannah. The goal is to understand the locomotion of daily living and the activity of hunting/being hunted.

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