Grant winners - 30 May 2013

May 30, 2013

National Institute for Health Research

Health Services and Delivery Research Programme

  • Award winner: Ellen Nolte
  • Institution: RAND Europe (Cambridge office)
  • Value: £99,939

Learning for the NHS on procurement and supply chain management: rapid evidence synthesis

Health Technology Assessment Programme

Late aneurysm-related mortality up to 15 years, secondary endovascular repair late sac rupture risk, and costs and cost-effectiveness implications in the United Kingdom EndoVascular Aneurysm Repair randomised controlled trials

  • Award winner: Nigel Klein
  • Institution: Institute of Child Health
  • Value: £61,850

Does short-cycle antiretroviral therapy impact on inflammation, immune activation, thrombo­genesis and CD4 cell dynamics?

  • Award winner: Lesley Uttley
  • Institution: University of Sheffield
  • Value: £148,108

Art therapy for people with non-psychotic mental disorders

 

Leverhulme Trust

Major Research Fellowships

  • Award winner: David Parrott
  • Institution: University of Oxford
  • Value: £151,663

Government, war and political culture in France, 1652-1661: the forgotten decade

Philip Leverhulme Prizes
Classics

Ancient Greek history

Earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences

  • Award winner: Paul Williams
  • Institution: University of Reading
  • Value: £70,000

Geophysical fluid dynamics

History of art

  • Award winner: Matthew Potter
  • Institution: Northumbria University
  • Value: £70,000

Visual culture and the construction of national identities

  • Award winner: Leon Wainwright
  • Institution: The Open University
  • Value: £70,000

The history of modern and contemporary art in Britain and the Caribbean

 

Royal Society

Wolfson Research Merit Awards

Awards are worth £10,000-£30,000 a year, which is a salary enhancement.

  • Award winner: Nicholas Anderson
  • Institution: Loughborough University

Remote lakes as sensors and recorders of disturbed global biogeochemical cycles

  • Award winner: Angus Buckling
  • Institution: University of Exeter

Real-time feedback between microevolution and soil microbial community structure

 

In detail

Christian W. Haerpfer, University of Aberdeen

European Commission

Award winner: Christian W. Haerpfer
Institution: University of Aberdeen
Value: €2,489,914

ARAB-TRANS: Political and Social Transformations in the Arab World

This project aims to compare seven Arab countries – Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq – to consider the root causes, ­evolution and future of the Arab Revolution. “We hope to discover whether long-term democratisation can co-exist in societies with a ­dominant Islamic population, and whether the ‘oil curse’ of autocratic regimes with massive natural resources can be replaced by the concept of ‘oil-rich democracy’,” Professor Haerpfer says.

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