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21 projects, page 1 of 3
  • project . 2009 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/F021399/1
    Funder Contribution: 222,230 GBP
    Partners: Utrecht University, University of Alberta, University of Bristol, University of Edinburgh, Newcastle University, University of London

    This project will quantify the effect of surface generated melt-water fluctuations on ice motion at the margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS). More specifically, it will provide data that will enable ice-sheet modellers to improve their predictions of the future cont...

  • project . 2008 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/F042728/1
    Funder Contribution: 224,957 GBP
    Partners: McGill University, UvA, University of Oxford

    I aim to develop high level structures for reasoning about knowledge of agents in a multi-agent system where agents communicate and as a result update their information. All of us take part in such situations when communicating through the internet, surfing the web, bid...

  • project . 2007 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/F002122/1
    Funder Contribution: 419,527 GBP
    Partners: ARI, UEA, University of Bristol, University of Toronto

    Aerosols are important in a wide range of scientific disciplines, from the delivery of drugs to the lungs, to their impact on the earth's climate and their role in climate change, through to their application in the delivery of fuels for combustion, and their processing...

  • project . 2009 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/G004803/1
    Funder Contribution: 272,247 GBP
    Partners: York University Canada, University of Stirling

    The human brain uses small differences between the images reaching our two eyes to perceive the three-dimensional shape of the world around us. In order to detect these differences, known as binocular disparities, the brain must find points in one eye's image that match...

  • project . 2007 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/E064450/1
    Funder Contribution: 748,990 GBP
    Partners: University of Strathclyde, Filtronic Components Ltd, NRC Institute for Microstructural Scienc, Broadcom (United Kingdom)

    Since the development of the first Kerr-lens mode-locked lasers in 1990, practical femtosecond lasers in a wide variety of configurations have delivered handsomely to a significant number of major scientific developments. It has to be recognised that the application spa...

  • project . 2007 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/F004354/1
    Funder Contribution: 797,504 GBP
    Partners: Arkema Ltd, FUCHS Lubricants UK Plc, Durham University, Linnaeus Plant Sciences (Canada)

    The main aim of this proposal is to produce ricinoleic acid in plants at a high level allowing it to be used as a renewable raw material for the manufacture of: [1] Nylon N-11 - which is a main component of hydraulic fluid pipes in engines. [2]Lubricants to replace mine...

  • project . 2010 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/H037217/1
    Funder Contribution: 100,778 GBP
    Partners: Utrecht University, Griffith University, Dalhousie University, OU, Victoria University of Wellington

    Reading is a fundamental part of modern life; the ability to read and the act of reading are highly valued in all developed societies. The practice of reading, however, is not a uniform or unchanging one: it has a history, like any other human activity. To study that hi...

  • project . 2007 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/E062350/1
    Funder Contribution: 357,622 GBP
    Partners: LABEIN tecnalia, BT Laboratories, IMMUNOMEDICS INC. CORPORATION, QUB, Handshake VR Inc

    In this project we propose to investigate techniques that will allow an additional human sense, haptic touch (or reflected force), to be sent over the Internet. Today's telecommunications and computer networks have been designed to carry information that pertains to onl...

  • project . 2011 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/J004197/1
    Funder Contribution: 1,988 GBP
    Partners: University of Bristol, UBC

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  • project . 2011 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/H029583/1
    Funder Contribution: 148,329 GBP
    Partners: T-Ray Science Inc, University of Leeds

    In this proposal, we seek Follow-on funding to support the technical and commercial development of a cheap highly portable terahertz (THz) frequency time-domain spectrometer that will, within a five year timescale, reduce both the cost and size of such instrumentation b...

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