Grant winners

February 18, 2010


Award winner: D. Loeffler

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £128,335

Eigenvarieties for compact reductive groups

Award winner: S. Yang

Institution: Queen Mary, University of London

Value: £81,014

A dry-powder jet printer for dispensing pharmaceutical powders

Award winner: W.Q. Yang

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £100,492

Online measurement of moisture distribution in pharmaceutical fluidised beds for drying, granulation and coating

Award winner: J. Wang

Institution: Kingston University

Value: £320,287

Design tool for cost-effective reduction of noise from enclosed power generators (DRONE)

Award winner: J. Coaffee

Institution: University of Birmingham

Value: £228,008

Resilient design for counter-terrorism: decision support for designing effective and acceptable resilient places

Award winner: R. Freer

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £10,964

SuperSTEM: HAADF/EELS investigation of multi-functional ceramics

Award winner: P. Symonds

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £14,833

Galois Quarter

Award winner: M. Woods

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £1,538,295

Sandpit: SerenA - chance encounters in the space of ideas

Award winner: A. Jackson

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £7,957

UK-Japan neural interfaces N+N workshop

Award winner: M.C. Fraser

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £1,467,705

Sandpit: PATINA: personal architectonics through interactions with artefacts

Award winner: R. Aylett

Institution: Heriot-Watt University

Value: £153,376

Designing effective research spaces sandpit: SPIRES - supporting people investigating research environments and spaces


Award winner: Godwin Kwakye-Nuako

Institution: Lancaster University

Value: £78,978

Investigation of the aetiological agents of leishmaniasis in the Volta region of Ghana

Award winner: Shepherd Nhamoyebonde

Institution: University of Cape Town

Value: £75,511

Vitamin D and HIV-associated tuberculosis in South Africa

Award winner: Pablo Endara

Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Value: £14,513

Risk factors associated with non-atopic wheeze among migrant children in urban areas of Ecuador. A case-control study

Award winner: Francis Wafula

Institution: Kenya Medical Research Institute

Value: £71,117?

Understanding the operation and regulation of specialised drug shops in Kenya

Award winner: Vanessa Heggie

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £45,000

Higher, further, colder: extreme physiology and endurance c.1900-1980

Award winner: Jennifer Rampling

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £120,757

Medicine and the making of English alchemy, 1300-1700

Award winner: Christelle Rabier

Institution: London School of Economics

Value: £180,563

The consumption of medical services in Paris, c.1650-c.1750

Award winner: Peter Joosse

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £204,081

'Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi's commentary on Hippocrates' Prognosticon: edition, translation and study


Critical Mass Award

Award winner: Mike Charlton

Institution: Swansea University

Value: £1,975,074

This award will go towards securing Swansea's Atomic Molecular and Laser Physics Group's £2.3 million antihydrogen research programme. The four-year investigation will aim to make precise comparisons between hydrogen and antihydrogen and shed light on the absence of antimatter from the Universe. Professor Charlton said: "We are delighted to receive this prestigious award, which will hopefully enable us to trap antihydrogen long enough for it to be available for spectroscopy."

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