Grant winners

July 1, 2010

Economic and Social Research Council

Follow-on funding scheme

Award winner: C.H. Watts

Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Value: £99,532

Moving from evidence to policy: prioritising the rights, safety and health of trafficked and asylum-seeking women and girls exposed to violence

Award winner: N. Hanley

Institution: University of Stirling

Value: £32,999

Impacts of policy change on farm incomes and biodiversity in the uplands: a knowledge-transfer project

Award winner: A.D. Lloyd

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £95,020

Globalisation and the grid: an infrastructure for demand-driven innovation

Award winner: H.V. Bowen

Institution: Swansea University

Value: £76,307

History, heritage and urban regeneration: the global and local worlds of Welsh copper

Award winner: J. Franks

Institution: London Business School

Value: £80,003

London Business School Centre for Corporate Governance

Award winner: F. Gabbert

Institution: University of Abertay Dundee

Value: £28,737

Improving the delivery of justice for victims, witnesses and society: field trials of the self-administered interview-recall tool

Award winner: J.R. Carpenter

Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Value: £85,337

Statistical analyses with missing data: developing, maintaining and promoting accessible resources for social scientists

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Award winner: M. Resmini

Institution: Queen Mary, University of London

Value: £173,862

From big to small: domino-disassembled nanogels as new drug-delivery vehicles

Award winner: G.T. Reed

Institution: University of Surrey

Value: £251,820

Near-infrared single-photon detection using Ge-on-Si heterostructures

Award winner: M. Giles

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £22,223

Multilevel Monte Carlo methods for elliptic problems with applications to radioactive-waste disposal

Award winner: A.P. Dove

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £195,022

Degradable materials for 3D tissue-engineering scaffolds

Award winner: M.J. Fuchter

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £239,466

Towards OCPLEDs: organic circularly polarised light-emitting devices

Award winner: D.M. Ingram

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £19,998

Partnership for public engagement: facts about wave and tidal energy


Wellcome-Wolfson Capital Awards

Award winner: Colin Ingram

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £4.88 million

Centre for Translational Systems Neuroscience

Award winner: Alan Stitt

Institution: Queen's University Belfast

Value: £4.8 million

Development of a vision science research building

Award winner: Andrew Hattersley

Institution: Peninsula College of Medicine

Value: £4.75 million

Clinical research centre

Award winner: Mike Ferguson

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £4.88 million

Centre for Translational and Interdisciplinary Research

Award winner: David Porteous

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £3.46 million

Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine

Award winners: James Neil and Massimo Palmarini

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £4.8 million

Integrating veterinary and human virology in the Centre for Virus Research

Award winner: Simon Duckett

Institution: University of York

Value: £4.36 million

Centre of Hyperpolarisation in Magnetic Resonance Imaging



Award winner: Huw Golledge

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £300,000

Investigation into the euthanasia of laboratory rodents

With present methods of administering carbon dioxide to lab rats deemed to cause aversion, this study will consider whether it or replacement gases could be applied more humanely.

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