Grant winners

March 20, 2008

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

- Award winner: Graham Leggett

- Institution: University of Sheffield

- Value: £411,344

Mechanics of nanoscale single asperity contacts in friction force microscopy

- Award winner: Ben Whitaker

- Institution: University of Leeds

- Value: £16,454

Velocity map imaging

- Award winner: Walther Schwarzacher

- Institution: University of Bristol

- Value: £415,706

Periodic 3-D nanoparticle arrays by protein crystallisation

- Award winner: Martin Wills

- Institution: University of Warwick

- Value: £185,603

Squeezing hydrogen out of biomass; new catalysts for clean energy generation

- Award winner: Chris Hamilton

- Institution: University of East Anglia

- Value: £158,645

A chemo-selective ligation route to glycosyltransferase substrate mimetics

- Award winner: Sankara Narayanan Ekkanath Madathil

- Institution: University of Sheffield

- Value: £101,899

High-power IGBT modules for marine drive applications (HiDrive)

- Award winner: Sankara Narayanan Ekkanath Madathil

- Institution: University of Sheffield

- Value: £1,443

Advanced modelling and simulation of smart power ICs and packages for operation at 225C in automotive electronics (ADAM-SPICE)

- Award winner: Jonathan Peter Kyle Seville

- Institution: University of Birmingham

- Value: £354,329

A novel supercritical fluid coating method

- Award winner: Maria Merlyne DeSouza

- Institution: University of Sheffield

- Value: £411,2

Device electronics based on nanowires and nanotubes

- Award winner: Hongbing Wang

- Institution: Queen's University Belfast

- Value: £180,939

Network of leading UK SUPERGEN and Chinese institutions in energy research

- Award winner: Dmitry Bavykin

- Institution: University of Southampton

- Value: £303,406

The hydrothermal route to metal-oxide nanotubes: synthesis and energy-conversion application

- Award winner: Tadeusz Stolarski

- Institution: Brunel University

- Value: £180,116

Exploratory study of using near-field acoustic levitation to separate contacting surfaces

- Award winner: Xiangqian Jiang

- Institution: University of Huddersfield

- Value: £206,184

New geometrical filtration for ultra-precision and micro/nano manufactured products

- Award winner: Stephen F. Brown

- Institution: University of Nottingham

- Value: £469,548

Development of a hollow cylinder apparatus to investigate shearing characteristics of asphalt

- Award winner: Michiel Postema

- Institution: University of Hull

- Value: £133,913

Observing and predicting encapsulated microbubble disruption with an optical and acoustical set-up

- Award winner: Jin Wang

- Institution: Liverpool John Moores

- Value: £135,751

A risk-based fire and rescue management system

- Award winner: M. Sergio Campobasso

- Institution: University of Glasgow

- Value: £304,089

Enhancing aeromechanical analysis and design capabilities of wind turbine rotors by means of nonlinear frequency-domain computational fluid dynamics

- Award winners (institution): Angelo Cangelosi (University of Plymouth), Martin Fischer (Dundee University)

- Value: £507,722 (Plymouth), £301,410 (Dundee)

Vision, action, and language unified by embodiment (VALUE)

- Award winner: Lorraine Tyler

- Institution: University of Cambridge

- Value: £723,206

Computational natural language processing and the neuro-cognition of language

- Award winner: Rudolf Allemann

- Institution: Cardiff University

- Value: £1,451,782

Intracellular biophotonic nanoswitches

- Award winner: Grant Wright

- Institution: Heriot-Watt University

- Value: £226,754

Modelling mixed flow conditions within building and local drainage systems

- Award winner: Mark Miodownik

- Institution: King's College London

- Value: £17,800

Human technology: past, present and future

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments
Register

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October

Sponsored

Featured jobs

PhD Position, Department of Geoscience and Petroleum

Norwegian University Of Science & Technology -ntnu

Senior Lecturer in Law

University Of The West Of England (uwe)

Lecturer in Marketing

Edinburgh Napier University