Grant winners

May 8, 2008

MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

- Award winner: Philip Cowen

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £1,698,664

Clinical psychopharmacology of 5-HT

- Award winner: Mark Johnson

Institution: Birkbeck, University of London

Value: £1,694,896

The typical and atypical development of the social brain during infancy

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

- Award winner: Matthias Englert

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £207,818

Randomisation in online algorithms, load balancing and other dynamic problems

- Award winner: Sarah Zerbes

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £243,769

Explicit reciprocity laws for p-adic fields

- Award winner: Jonathan Pridham

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £200,784

Topological methods in algebraic geometry

- Award winner: Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £228,858

Algebraic and coalgebraic semantics for knowledge acquisition: foundations, applications and tool support

- Award winner: Peter Blood

Institution: Cardiff University

Value: £538,569

Access to nanoscience and nanotechnology equipment at Cardiff

- Award winner: Bruce Hamilton

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £76,819

Development of optical spin-resonance methods with advanced light sources

- Award winner: Ekaterina Komendantskaya

Institution: University of St Andrews

Value: £246,042

Computational logic in artificial neural networks

- Award winner: John Fisher

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £697,648

Leeds EPSRC nanoscience and nanotechnology research equipment facility

- Award winner: Malcolm Anderson

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £228,052

Guided access to high-speed contact atomic-force microscopy and photonic-force microscopy at the Nanoscience and Quantum Information Centre

- Award winner: Will Dison

Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Value: £195,766

Subgroups of direct products and right-angled Artin groups

- Award winner: Edward Segal

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £217,190

Some mathematical aspects of the Calabi-Yau/Landau-Ginzburg correspondence

- Award winner: James Brotherston

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £257,783

Cyclic proofs for logic-based program verification

- Award winner: Julian Sonner

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £240,019

Geometric phases in string theory

- Award winner: Jon Duffy

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £13,725

Three peer-approved experiments at SPring-8: spin transitions in LaCoO3; magnetism in DyCo2; ferromagnetism and superconductivity at oxide interfaces

- Award winner: Gillian Gehring

Institution: University of Sheffield

Value: £26,747

Visiting fellowship for A. Taraphder: Theory of magnetism with temporal disorder applied to magnetically doped ZnO

- Award winner: Ron Doney

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £12,325

The reflected process of a random walk

- Award winner: Nicholas Young

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £12,457

The magic functions of a domain

- Award winner: Peter Green (University of Manchester), Niki Trigoni (University of Oxford)

Value: £861,058 (Manchester), £338,559 (Oxford)

Actuated acoustic sensor networks for industrial processes (AASN4IP)

- Award winner: Miles Tight

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £1,101,084

Visions of the role of walking and cycling in 2030

- Award winner: David Greenaway

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £162,862

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