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29 projects, page 1 of 3
  • project . 2015 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005421/2
    Funder Contribution: 159,248 GBP
    Partners: Newcastle University, AXYS, Liquid Robotics

    Variations in sea level have a great environmental impact. They modulate coastal deposition, erosion and morphology, regulate heat and salt fluxes in estuaries, bays and ground waters, and control the dynamics of coastal ecosystems. Sea level variability has importance ...

  • project . 2011 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I027282/1
    Funder Contribution: 612,995 GBP
    Partners: DFO, University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, University of Waterloo (Canada), University of Bristol

    Methane is a powerful long-lived greenhouse gas that is second only to carbon dioxide in its radiative forcing potential. Understanding the Earth's methane cycle at regional scales is a necessary step for evaluating the effectiveness of methane emission reduction scheme...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/K005243/2
    Funder Contribution: 330,678 GBP
    Partners: UCLA, Leiden University, Natural History Museum, LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, Hokkeido University, University of Oxford, University of Edinburgh, University of Salford, University of Alberta...

    The shift from hunting and gathering to an agricultural way of life was one of the most profound events in the history of our species and one which continues to impact our existence today. Understanding this process is key to understanding the origins and rise of human ...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: BB/L007320/1
    Funder Contribution: 346,292 GBP
    Partners: NRC, University of Alberta, Cardiff University, Max Planck, DuPont (Global)

    Oil crops are one of the most important agricultural commodities. In the U.K. (and Northern Europe and Canada) oilseed rape is the dominant oil crop and worldwide it accounts for about 12% of the total oil and fat production. There is an increasing demand for plant oils...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J023094/1
    Funder Contribution: 402,095 GBP
    Partners: University of Aberdeen, UQAR

    Deep-sea sediments form a major reservoir in the global carbon (C) cycle and C burial in these sediments constitutes a major process that sequesters C on geological time scales. Organic matter sinking from surface waters is the main food source for deep-sea organisms, a...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K011138/1
    Funder Contribution: 144,591 GBP
    Partners: University of Toronto, KI, AGE UK, University of Sheffield, Sanctuary Care (Sanctuary Housing Assoc), SFU

    As people across the world live longer, there is a growing need to support active ageing so that the extra years of life can be lived as well as possible. The potential of technology to assist people in all aspects of their lives is increasingly being recognised. Ambien...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K020404/1
    Funder Contribution: 585,535 GBP
    Partners: Thornhill Research Inc, University of Toronto, Cardiff University, University of California, Berkely, GlaxoSmithKline, GE Healthcare

    Diseases of the brain including neurological conditions, such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and dementia, and common psychiatric conditions such as depression and schizophrenia, have considerable personal, social and economic costs for the sufferers and their carers. ...

  • project . 2014 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/L013223/1
    Funder Contribution: 331,626 GBP
    Partners: Scottish Government, United Nations University - INWEH, JSPS London (Japanese Society), KNU, Ardtoe Marine Laboratory, Natural History Museum, Biological Station Roscoff, SEAFDEC/AQD, SAMS, Acadian Seaplants (Canada)...

    Worldwide, seaweed aquaculture has been developing at an unabated exponential pace over the last six decades. China, Japan, and Korea lead the world in terms of quantities produced. Other Asiatic countries, South America and East Africa have an increasingly significant ...

  • project . 2012 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J022713/1
    Funder Contribution: 834,749 GBP
    Partners: UoC, Natural History Museum, University of Cambridge, UC, University of Oxford, Uppsala University, University of Bristol, University of Birmingham

    This project will shed light on a key stage in the evolution of life on Earth. The advent onto land of limbed vertebrates (tetrapods) was an event that shaped the future evolution of the planet, including the appearance of humans. The process began about 360 million yea...

  • project . 2013 - 2017
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/K026658/1
    Funder Contribution: 372,621 GBP
    Partners: Loughborough University, Ricardo UK Limited, Caterpillar UK Ltd, Dana Canada Corporation, JM, European Thermodynamics (United Kingdom)

    The internal combustion engine which is in everyday use in a wide variety of applications remains one of the most cost effective means of generating power. A typical engine however loses substantial amounts of energy in its normal operation and there is clear potential ...

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