Grant winners - 19 December 2013

December 19, 2013

National Institute for Health Research

Health Technology Assessment Programme

Understanding the barriers and facilitators to immunisation uptake in traveller communities to inform interventions to promote uptake: an ecological approach

Interventions for hyperemesis gravidarum: a systematic review and economic evaluation

 

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Training Grants

Development of a synthetic recognition platform with high sensitivity and specificity for glycoproteins

  • Award winner: Daniel Mulvihill
  • Institution: University of Kent
  • Value: £93,520

Development of a microscopy-based system to study hydrostatic effects on in vivo dynamics

Research Grants

  • Award winner: Ben Sheldon
  • Institution: University of Oxford
  • Value: £611,111

The social dynamics of cultural behaviour: transmission biases and adaptive social learning strategies in wild great tits

The structure and function of SGTA, a key regulator of protein quality control

  • Award winner: Ioannis Nezis
  • Institution: University of Warwick
  • Value: £368,638

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of selective autophagy and their relevance to ageing

 

European Union

FP7 Marie Curie – Innovative Doctoral Programme

  • Award winner: Kees Weijer
  • Institution: University of Dundee
  • Value: £3.2 million

Photonic tools for quantitative imaging in tissues

 

Leverhulme Trust

Research Project Grants
Sciences

  • Award winner: Julie Scholes
  • Institution: University of Sheffield
  • Value: £241,718

Understanding virulence in Striga, a major parasite of African cereal crops

  • Award winner: Claire Spottiswoode
  • Institution: University of Cambridge
  • Value: £183,593

The role of phenotypic plasticity in driving a remarkable adaptive radiation

  • Award winner: Jonathan Worrall
  • Institution: University of Essex
  • Value: £162,175

Fat(al) attraction of cytochrome c: a new approach to study protein-lipid interactions

In detail

Linda Clare, Bangor University

Economic and Social Research Council/National Institute for Health Research

Award winner: Linda Clare
Institution: Bangor University
Value: £4 million

Improving the experience of dementia and enhancing active life: living well with dementia (IDEAL)

“IDEAL will be the first large-scale study of its kind, and we expect it to have a major impact on the lives and experiences of people with dementia and family carers in the UK and internationally,” said Professor Clare. Researchers will investigate how social and psychological factors affect the way in which people adapt to the effects of the condition and the challenges it presents, and how this changes over time as dementia progresses.

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