Grant winners - 7 August 2014

August 7, 2014

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Standard research

Development of efficient and scalable ultrasound-assisted solidification technologies for manufacturing advanced metallic alloys (Ultra-Cast)

Siderophores as anchors in artificial metalloenzymes

From nature to nano: structure, dynamics and reactivity of DNA three-way junctions

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Research Grants

The complete works of Evelyn Waugh

Amplification Awards

Empowering data citizens

  • Award winner: Alex McLean
  • Institution: University of Leeds
  • Value: £64,530

Weaving codes – coding weaves

 

Leverhulme Trust

Research Project Grants
Sciences

Regulation of RNAi-directed chromatin modification by ubiquitin and SUMO

Physical biology of early mammalian embryogenesis and acquisition of pluripotency

  • Award winner: Myungshik Kim
  • Institution: Imperial College London
  • Value: £118,662

Proposal for quantum optical tests of the minimum length scale

Social sciences

  • Award winner: Julia P. G. Jones
  • Institution: Bangor University
  • Value: £257,224

Can payments for ecosystem services deliver environmental and livelihood benefits?

The role of conferences on academic research: evidence from a natural experiment

In detail

Susan Rodrigues, Liverpool Hope University

Primary Science Teaching Trust

Award winner: Susan Rodrigues
Institution: Liverpool Hope University
Value: £90,000

Digital access to science learning resources

This project aims to make science research more accessible to student teachers by developing web apps and vodcasts (video podcasts). In the latter, pupils and undergraduate students will interview scientists and science educators about their work, with the aim of developing awareness and understanding of contemporary science and science education research within classroom practice. “The Primary Science Teaching Trust has lots of materials available to teachers, but it’s hard to find stuff if you don’t know what you don’t know,” said Susan Rodrigues. “We’ll be working to develop an app to let people search by preference rather than by specific keywords. For example, a teacher could search for ‘outdoor activity’ and it would come up with relevant material.”

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