February 20, 1998

University of Wales, Bangor (continued)

Research grants

Professor R. Hughes, Pounds 129,883 from Natural Environment Research Council (experiments using Abryozoan model system); Dr S. Braunstein, Pounds 51,320 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (processing of travelling-wave quantum information); Professor J. Farrar, Pounds 180,020 from NERC (is plant respiration inhibited by carbon dioxide?); Mr A. Beaumount, Pounds 110,383 from NERC (laboratory hybridisation of Mytilus SPP; performance of larvae and analysis of mitochondrial DNA mitotypes in pure species and hybrid lavae and spat); Dr J. Scourse, Pounds 153,937 from NERC (holocene palaeoceanography of shelf seas: long-term seasonal stratification dynamics).

European funds

Dr D. Jones, Pounds 86,711 from the commission (sustainable production of mud crabs Scylla SP); Professor G. Wyn Jones, Pounds 157,240 from the Commission (global change and subsistence management in Southern Africa); Mr T. Owen, Pounds 72,000 from CEC (telematics applications programme-extension); Professor P. Williams, Pounds 155,865 from CEC (rational design of catabolic segments); Dr D. Johnson, Pounds 187,732 from CEC (use of terrestrial ecosystems).

University of Birmingham


Mr R. Bonsor and Professor J. Coote, Pounds 48,534 from National Heart Research Fund (effect of surgical revascularisation on left ventricular function measured by analysis of the pressure volume relationship in patients with ischaemic heart failure); Drs. C. Adu, C. Savage and D. Wheeler, Pounds ,732 from Special Trustees for the Former United Birmingham Hospital Trust (research into pathogenesis of kidney disease).

To be continued.

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