Lottery awards to universities

April 24, 1998

The National Lottery has made awards worth Pounds 76 million to higher education projects. The THES lists winners to date, examines how grants have been won and looks at the overseas experience

(In chronological order from May 1995)

Project title/description. Recipient Award amount (Pounds )

Sports hall development Middlesex University 186,023

Churchill Archive University of Cambridge 13,253,929

Feasibility study, design competition for education art and design centre University of East London 24,900

Upgrade of pavilion The Queen's University of Belfast 65,000

Upgrading changing facilities Wolverhampton University 12,000

Feasibility study for Adelphi Riverside International Media Centre-University of Salford 3,000

Support conversion of former church into arts complex University of Glasgow 900,000

Ruskin Library University of Lancaster 2,314,259

Feasibility study Nottingham Trent University 7,750

Musical instruments, related equipment, computers National Jazz Institute, the University of Strathclyde 25,974

Sport complex University of Bath 2,909,000

Feasibility study Project for a University College for Lincolnshire Co 17,135

Construction of an arts centre The University of Leicester-Richard Attenborough Centre 730,000

All-weather synthetic grass sports facility University of St Andrews 603,500

University of Wales, Aberystwyth University of Wales 56,700

Indoor climbing walls University of Essex 45,000

Sport science development University of Strathclyde 777,559

Renovation of organ and grand piano University of Wales Lampeter 10,445

University of Wales Egypt Centre, Swansea University of Wales, Swansea 414,000

Artificial pitch at Motspur Park University of London Union 197,250

Fitting out sports performance centre University of Birmingham 131,300

Developing concert hall as a media centre Bournemouth University 70,000

Bill Douglas Centre for the History of Cinema and Popular Culture University of Exeter 159,000

Purchase of four new gliders Cambridge University Gliding Trust Ltd. 43,820

Project to commission bronze figures by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi University of Edinburgh 26,376

Manchester Museum Capital Project 1996-1999 Manchester Museum-University of Manchester 50,000

Weipers Equine Centre University of Glasgow 232,866

Refurbishment of conditioning area Queen's University, Belfast 20,811

Sir Herbert Read Library Leeds University 130,000

Purchase of DTP equipment School of Art, University of Wales, Aberystwyth 19,740

Purchase of equipment University of Wales, Aberystwyth 16,138

Refurbishment of arts centre University of Wales Swansea: Taliesin Arts Centre 89,973

Commissioning public work of art University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 15,000

Study effects of rheumatoid arthritis/osteoarthritis, at University of Aberdeen Arthritis and Rheumatism Council 96,716

R&D into drugs to counter effects of osteoporosis, at University of Sheffield Research Into Ageing 168,866

Research into blood-banking and transplants, at University of Bristol Leukaemia Research Fund 90,465

Development of football pitches Oxford Brookes University 26,000

Research into antiviral drugs, at University of Wales, Cardiff MRC Collaborative Centre 191,411

Research into protein that contributes to spread of cancer, at University of York Yorkshire Cancer Research Campaign 86,502

Study regenerating nerve fibres, at Guy's Hospital and University of Birmingham International Spinal Research Trust 188,782

Research into post-implant surgery infections, at University of Nottingham The Wade Charitable Trust 178,134

Development of Lakeside Theatre University of Essex 20,000

Towards landscaping library entrance area University of Paisley 32,522

Outdoor sports complex Leeds Metropolitan University 1,338,883

Hunterian Museum-Entomology Collections University of Glasgow 118,100

Brunel Collection University of Bristol 70,700

Purchase of six racing dinghies University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Sailing Club 11,500

Feasibility study Oxford Brookes University 22,500

Restoration of concert organ University of Huddersfield HEC 93,338

Museum Of Domestic Architecture and Design Middlesex University 1,644,500

Oxford Museum of The History Of Science, Extension University of Oxford 1,195,000

Courtauld & Institute Galleries-Phase 2 University of London 1,884,000

Cambridge University Library Development University of Cambridge 2,500,000

Manchester Museum Capital Project Manchester Museum-University of Manchester 12,000,000

Outdoor multisport complex University of Central Lancashire 7,976,853

New sports centre Glasgow Caledonian University 1,350,000

Upgrade sports centre University of Sussex 499,500

Sports science support equipment Manchester Metropolitan University (Alsager) 97,900

University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology University of Cambridge 90,700

Purchase of Kipling papers University of Sussex 7,850

Jazz Experiences Birmingham University Jazz Society 4,900

Kingston New Jazz Festival Kingston University Big Band 5,000

Redevelopment of arts centre University College of Wales (Aberystwyth Arts Centre) 2,498,297

Feasibility study Birmingham Conservatoire, University of Central England 44,063

Sports complex University College Of St Martin 1,411,030

Sports hall University of Liverpool 4,653,000

Drama Society Pantomime 1997 Hull University Drama Society 600

Oxford University with the Helios Orchestra, Cosi Fan Tutte The Helios Orchestra of Oxford 5,000

Community Dance Project at Middlesex University Community Dance Project 5,000

Arts centre feasability study University of North London 8,250

National Fairground Archive Project University of Sheffield 88,700

Maccaig manuscripts acquisition University of Edinburgh 67,800

Tracing the Writing Community The Nottingham Trent University 356,621

Learning opportunities via links with University of the Highlands and Islands North West Training Centre Association 70,4

Programme of visual arts and craft commissions University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust 250,000

Project to move disadvantaged youth into further and higher education University of Manchester 123,112

John Lewis printing collection acquisition University of Reading 60,000

Audience development and programme enhancement University of Wales Swansea: Taliesin Arts Centre 35,044

Musical instruments "Hot Lips"-University of Glamorgan Wind Band 18,168

Live Wire The Nuffield Theatre/Lancaster University 191,880

Indoor athletics facility University of Wales Institute Cardiff 5,649,712

Kelvin Gallery, Hunterian Museum University of Glasgow 2,443,000

Cozen's "Setting Sun" acquisition Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester 152,200

Sir John Betjeman's Library University of Exeter 123,750

Bangor University University of Wales Bangor 829,000

Upgrade to Arena Theatre The University of Wolverhampton 1,259,078

Theatrical equipment University of Wales Swansea: Taliesin Arts Centre 51,637

"Transparent Room" University of Central England 33,795

John Wyndham estate collection acquisition University of Liverpool 85,500

Source - Department of Culture, Media and Sports

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