Grant winners - 9 January 2014

January 9, 2014

Leverhulme Trust

Research Project Grants
Humanities

Isaac Casaubon in England (1610-14): a critical edition of his correspondence

  • Award winner: Nicholas Cronk
  • Institution: University of Oxford
  • Value: £115,530

Constructing contemporary history in the Enlightenment: Voltaire historian

Engineering the Byzantine water supply: procurement, construction and operation

Sciences

  • Award winner: Zhaorong Huang
  • Institution: Cranfield University
  • Value: £213,370

Self-powered electrochemical promotion of catalysis

 

National Institute for Health Research

Improving outcomes in adults with epilepsy and intellectual disability: A cluster randomised controlled trial of nurse-led epilepsy management (EpAID)

  • Award winner: Claire Surr
  • Institution: University of Bradford
  • Value: £2,402,888

Evaluating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of dementia care mapping (DCM) to enable person-centred care for people with dementia and their carers: a UK cluster randomised controlled trial in care homes (DCM EPIC trial)

  • Award winner: Isla Mackenzie
  • Institution: University of Dundee
  • Value: £2,048,840

Allopurinol and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with ischaemic heart disease

  • Award winner: Andrew Hayward
  • Institution: University College London
  • Value: £431,356

Pandemic influenza: population susceptibility, severity and spread. Rapid research using the Health Survey for England

 

Royal Society

University Research Fellowships

Novel topological phases and exotic particles in condensed matter

  • Award winner: Luning Liu
  • Institution: University of Liverpool
  • Value: £449,716

Unveiling structural assembly and regulation of cyanobacterial carboxysomes

 

Action Medical Research

  • Award winner: Michael Duchen
  • Institution: University College London
  • Value: £192,243

Mitochondrial disease: developing new treatments for children

In detail

Andrew Peet, University of Birmingham

Award winner: Andrew Peet
Institution: University of Birmingham
Value: £194,548

Brain cancer: improving diagnosis using scanning technology

Every year in the UK, about 400 children are diagnosed with brain cancer. Although current treatments can save lives, they can also cause serious, long-term side-effects. Andrew Peet is aiming to tailor treatment more closely to individuals’ needs. By using a sophisticated technique that provides information on the chemical make-up of tumours, he hopes to gain more information about the patient’s condition from MRI scans. This could enable earlier and more accurate predictions of how aggressive each cancer is likely to be.

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