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  • project . 2012 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J008303/1
    Funder Contribution: 503,961 GBP
    Partners: Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd, University of Birmingham

    Extensive unexploited resources of heavy oil and bitumen exist, for example in Canada and Venezuela, as well as heavier deposits under the North Sea UK, which could potentially be utilized as the production of conventional light crude declines. Heavy oil and bitumen are...

  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: AH/K000764/1
    Funder Contribution: 96,159 GBP
    Partners: University of Alberta, Keele University, New Vic Theatre

    This proposal builds on - and extends to new audiences and user communities - our NDA funded research project (2009-2012) entitled Ages and Stages: The Place of Theatre in Representations and Recollections of Ageing. It aims to develop some of the activities and researc...

  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J004383/1
    Funder Contribution: 78,138 GBP
    Partners: BIO, NOC

    The oceans are a major repository for atmospheric carbon. An important component of the global carbon cycle is the ocean's biological carbon pump (BCP), which is dominated by the sinking of organic particles from the surface ocean to its interior. Of the material genera...

  • project . 2012 - 2012
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/J019631/1
    Funder Contribution: 25,068 GBP
    Partners: NUIG, ILC-UK, Free University of Brussels (VUB), University of Alberta, UvA, OU, Keele University, MMU, Max Planck, Leach Rhodes Walker Architects...

    The World Health Organization (WHO) model of 'age-friendly cities' emphasizes the theme of supportive urban environments for older citizens. These defined as encouraging 'active ageing' by 'optimizing opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enha...

  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/K000594/1
    Funder Contribution: 46,937 GBP
    Partners: Philippine Education Theater Association, UBC, Ateneo de Manila University, University of Glasgow, PWC-BC

    Developed in a four-year partnership between geographers, migrant advocacy organisations and professional theatre artists, this proposed research seeks to generate substantive, transnational debate on the policies of temporary migrant labour and the politics of domestic...

  • project . 2012 - 2013
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: ES/J010707/1
    Funder Contribution: 70,671 GBP
    Partners: Forum of Federations, Cardiff University

    The knowledge exchange will facilitate the development of a network of policy makers and practitioners who will work with social science researchers to analyse and respond to the challenges of performance assessment in public services. A series of studies of performance...

  • project . 2012 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J024325/1
    Funder Contribution: 445,372 GBP
    Partners: UoC, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, AU, Cardiff University, Newcastle University, Shell Global Solutions UK, University Vienna, Danish Technological Inst

    Microorganisms are the most abundant life forms on Earth. It is estimated that there are around 10 thousand, billion, billion, billion individual organisms belonging to two main microbial groups (the bacteria and archaea). This is 1 million times more than the estimated...

  • project . 2012 - 2016
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I022558/1
    Funder Contribution: 394,970 GBP
    Partners: Imperial College London, University of Saskatchewan

    The Gangetic Plain is a large fertile area at the foot of the Himalayas, covering most of northern India. Home to around 400 million inhabitants, it is one of the most densely inhabited regions in South-East Asia. With its fertile soils, monsoon precipitation and vast g...

  • 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 . 2012 - 2018
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/J009768/1
    Funder Contribution: 699,361 GBP
    Partners: University of Sheffield, University of St Andrews, University of Bergen, SFU, SNH, Natural England, Manweb Plc, Geological Survey of Ireland, Stockholm University, Historic England...

    Recent satellite measurements of the Earth's polar ice sheets highlight that changes in ice extent and thickness are occurring at rates far higher than expected. The challenge for researchers is to place these observations into a longer-term context and produce computer...

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