Grant winners

December 10, 2009


Award winner: S. Gruppetta

Institution: City University London

Value: £150,013

Application of structured illumination microscopy for three-dimensional imaging of the human retina in vivo

Award winner: M. Poliakoff

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £25,249

The periodic table of videos: MolVids

Award winner: I. Kuprov

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £258,060

Polynomially scaling spin dynamics simulation algorithms and their application in NMR and spin chemistry

Award winner: T.A. Coombs

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £287,672

Energy-loss study for AC excited superconducting coils

Award winner: S.M. Dixon

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £47,250

Ultrasound detection and emission techniques: application to the study of first-order phase transitions

Award winner: H. Ye

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £101,745

Development of a smart bioreactor for mammalian adherent cell expansion for application to cell therapy

Award winner: J. Levesley

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £20,059

Kernel methods for approximation and learning theory

Award winner: R.J. Whitby

Institution: University of Southampton

Value: £153,719

Dial-a-molecule - 100 per cent efficient synthesis

Award winner: J. McGrady

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £,007

Electron transport through extended metal atom chains

Award winner: J.W. Bialek

Institution: Durham University

Value: £771,895

Preventing wide-area blackouts through adaptive islanding of transmission networks

Award winner: R.G.L. Vann

Institution: University of York

Value: £101,090

SAMI (synthetic aperture microwave imaging): measuring tokamak plasma current using electron Bernstein-wave emission


Award winner: Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Engineering

Institution: Loughborough University

Value: £6 million

Funding has been provided for a further five years to enable the Centre for Innovative and Collaborative Engineering (CICE) to recruit an extra 50 students on its engineering doctorate programme. The centre aims to produce graduates with technical, managerial and business competence in the industry. Dino Bouchlaghem, director of CICE, said: "The centre will continue to build on the considerable success of the past ten years by further developing its industry base, extending the reach and impact of its activities, and consolidating its position as the only doctoral training centre fully focused on the built environment."

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