February 13, 1998

University of Wales, Bangor


Professor R. Thorpe, Pounds 84,350 from Leverhulme Trust (snake venom evolution); Dr M. Lehane, Pounds 126,5 from the Wellcome Trust (functional domains in promoters of midgut-specific immune peptide genes from a blood-sucking insect).

Research contracts

Dr C. Richardson, Pounds 136,761 from Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (bivalve and echinoderm species as indicators); Mr F. Margrave, Pounds 62,510 from Department of Trade and Industry (teaching company scheme with Technical Support and Supplies Ltd.); Mr S. Jones, Pounds 62,510 from DTI (TCD with Trefriw Wells Spa Ltd.); Mrs S. Hope, Pounds 62,510 from DTI (TCD with Anchor Computer Systems Ltd.); Dr G. Roberts, Pounds 35,430 from ACCAC (translation of GCSE history texts); Professor R. King and Dr C. Smith, Pounds 49,382 from NHS Executive (custody, care control and order in Ashworth High Security Hospital); Dr C. Hughes, Pounds 88,140 from ACCAC (project City & Guilds/GNVQ); Dr I. Lucas, Pounds 30,880 from MAFF (preserved microalgae as an alternative diet in agriculture); Mr W. Thomas, Pounds 65,510 from DTI (TCD with Sain Records Ltd.); Dr G. Roberts, Pounds 25,000 from ACCAC (French grammar reference); Professor D. Bradley, Pounds 37,500 from Pentyre plc (investigation into provision of community healthcare); Professor P. Williams, Pounds 131,503 from ICI Technology (biodegradability of organonitrogen compounds).

Research grants

Professor T. Lewis, Pounds 152,260 from Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (bacterial biofilms using the Quartz Crystal shear wave sensor); Mr M. Lee and Dr N. Ellis, Pounds 42,768 from Economic and Social Research Council (syntactic priming and the lexicalist approach; Professor G. Treble, Pounds 33,464 from ESRC (pay, promotion and gender in an internal labour market); Dr A Hill, Pounds 25,162 from Natural Environment Research Council (cascading at the Northwest European shelf edge); Professor R. Hughes, Pounds 129,883 from NERC (experiments using Abryozoan model system); Dr S. Braunstein, Pounds 51,320 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (processing of travelling - wave quantum information). Continued next week.

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