Grant winners

August 23, 2012

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

Responsive Mode Grants

Values are the amounts requested. Awarded amounts may differ.

• Award winner: Jonathan Lee

• Institution: University of Birmingham

• Value: £397,000

Neural mechanisms of memory updating

• Award winner: Richard Lewis

• Institution: Newcastle University

• Value: £351,000

Phosphotransferases in bacterial cell wall biosynthesis

• Award winner: Karl Matter

• Institution: University College London

• Value: £484,000

The epithelial junction protein MarvelD3 in cell proliferation and migration

• Award winner: Stuart Wilson

• Institution: University of Sheffield

• Value: £437,000

The assembly and function of the TREX complex

• Award winner: Jeremy Green

• Institution: King's College London

• Value: £336,000

Cell polarity and phosphoinositide kinases in Wnt signalling

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE REPLACEMENT, REFINEMENT AND REDUCTION OF ANIMALS IN RESEARCH - NC3RS

Project Grants

• Award winner: Raymond Bujdoso

• Institution: University of Cambridge

• Value: £264,500

Use of PrP transgenic Drosophila to measure mammalian prion infectivity

• Award winner: Charlotte Hosie

• Institution: University of Chester

• Value: £289,404

Establishment of consensual husbandry protocols for laboratory Xenopus laevis using novel physiological and behavioural techniques

Pilot Study Grants

• Award winner: Gidona Goodman

• Institution: University of Edinburgh

• Value: £74,188

Investigation of behavioural and physiological responses to fin-clipping in zebrafish

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Successful Rising Powers and Interdependent Futures Research Grants

• Award winner: Kataryna Wolczuk

• Institution: University of Birmingham

• Value: £298,969

Russia and the EU in the common neighbourhood: export of governance and legal (in)compatibility

• Award winner: James Manor

• Institution: School of Advanced Study, University of London

• Value: £262,078

Expanding, not shrinking social programmes: the politics of new policies to tackle poverty and inequality in Brazil, India, China and South Africa.

IN DETAIL

Arts and Humanities Research Council

• Award winner: Gabor Thomas

• Institution: University of Reading

• Value: £554,228

Anglo-Saxon monastic landscapes: a reconstruction from Lyminge, Kent

The project's key objective is to pioneer a holistic approach to the archaeological examination of the site of a documented double monastery (a mixed-sex community presided over by a royal abbess) founded in the 7th century. To relate the core buildings of early medieval monastic communities to their wider landscape context, this project will generate a high-resolution reconstruction of the physical organisation and material practices of Lyminge's documented monastic community, tracked through space and time from the 6th to the 9th century.

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