Researchers at the University has have more funding success this month with funds awarded by research councils and learned societies. The awards will be distributed across six new research projects.
Professor Sakthivel Valyapuri (Pharmacology) has been awarded funding by the Medical Research Council for the project MICA: Combinational therapeutic approaches using regenerative medicine and next generation antivenoms to prevent/treat snake-bite – induced muscle damage.
Dr Chris Westbrook (Meteorology) has been awarded funding from the Natrual Environment Research Council to study New measurements of snowflake scattering and microstructure using a novel Multi Wavelength-Multi-Angle Scatterometer.
Professor Lucia Nagib (Film, Theatre & Television) has been awarded funding by the British Council Official Development Assistance for the project (Re-) connecting in China.
Dr Danny Feltham (Meteorology) has been awarded funding from the Natural Environment Research Council to study Fragmentation and melt of Arctic Sea Ice.
Professor Simon Potts (Agriculture) has been awarded funding from the Natural Environment Research Council to investigate the Economic benefits of Pollution to global food Systems – Evidence and Knowledge gaps.
Professor Ian Givens (IFNH) and Professor Vimal Karani (Agriculture) have been awarded funding form the British Council for the project Implementing Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics’ Research & Training Unit (N2RTU) at University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) for Malaysia.
Miriam Clegg (Food & Nutritional Sciences) has been awarded funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council for the project Food added for life years: Putting Research into Action (Food4Years).
Edward Shepherd Real (Estate & Planning) has been awarded funding from the Economic and Social Economic and Social Research Council for the project Ideology, housing and land value capture: Uncovering the politics of development land value.